About us

Anne Juren

Anne Juren (1978, Grenoble, France) is a choreographer and dancer based in Vienna. After her diploma of dance at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Danse de Lyon and her studies of French literature at the Sorbonne, she finished her apprenticeship at the Trisha Brown Company in New York in 2000. She founded the association Wiener Tanz- und Kunstbewegung in Vienna and created several choreographies like the solo "A?" (2003), "J’aime" (2004) in collaboration with Alice Chauchat, the solo "Code Series" (2005), "Look Look" (2007) in collaboration with Kroot Juurak, and the group piece "Komposition" (2008). In 2008 she was also artist in residence at the Tanzquartier Wien and took part in the two European artistic programs IDEE and APAP in which she developped a series of works called "Patterns of Sport and Dance". 2009, she worked as a choreographer for the Burgtheater and co-curated the festival "Quick Change" at the Tanzquartier Wien in Vienna. In 2010 she presented with DD Dorvillier and Annie Dorsen "Pièce Sans Paroles", a Tenessee Williams’s piece for two characters performed without words, and in collaboration with Annie Dorsen she premiered her magic piece "Magical" at the Impulstanz Festival. "Tableaux Vivants" was a collaboration with the fine artist Roland Rauschmeier and the Austrian composer Johannes Maria Staud which premiered in November 2011 in cooperation with Tanzquartier Wien and WIEN MODERN (as a part of the EU-project modul-dance). In brut Wien in November 2012, there was the premiere of  "Lost & Found", a choreographic work reflecting upon the interplay of memory, projection and factual events. Recently Anne Juren is a Feldenkrais® practitioner.

Roland Rauschmeier

Born in 1974 in Augsburg, Germany. Following his studies of analytical philosophy at Munich University and the Freie Universität Berlin he attended Renée Green's class for Conceptual Art at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. He has been working as a freelance artist in Vienna since his graduation in 2005. His artistic work is focusing on painting, sculpture and new medias. Rauschmeier collaborats with the French choreographer Anne Juren and the artist Ulu Braun under the pseudonym BitteBitteJaJa. He is represented by the gallery Olaf Stüber/Berlin.