Improvise NOW!!! Improvisation and its Contexts

Posted on Nov 13, 2016 in / Serial Events / Serial IFIT


The Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies Vol. 2





Haus der Kunst, München

SYMPOSIUM, CONCERT Saturday, 19.11, 3 pm 

Symposium: The “Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies”

3 pm – 3:10 pm
Johannes Ebert, Secretary-General of the Goethe-Institut
Okwui Enwezor, Director Haus der Kunst
Markus Müller, Curator of “Improvise NOW!!!”

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm
George E. Lewis, introduced by Benjamin Piekut
Keynote Two

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm
Benjamin Piekut, introduced by George E. Lewis

3:50 pm – 4:05 pm
Georgina Born, introduced by George Lewis
Discussion and questions
4:05 pm – 4:45 pm

Tea and coffee break
4:45 pm – 5 pm

5 pm – 7 pm
Benjamin Piekut: Chair

Sara Villa: “Improvisatory Practices and the Dawn of the New American Cinema”

Christopher Dell: “Improvisation Technology as Mode of Redesigning the Urban”

Harald Kisiedu: “‘Like a Cry You Wanted to Answer’: Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky and the Emergence of Jazz Experimentalism in East Germany”

Sher Doruff: “She Stuttered: Mapping the Spontaneous Middle”

Raymond Macdonald: “Billy Connolly, Daniel Barenboim, Willie Wonka, Jazz Bastards, and the Universality of Improvisation”

Open discussion
7 pm – 7:30 pm

Concert – 48nord
9 pm

Symposium 10 €
Concert 10 €
Symposium and Concert 18 €
Tickets are available online, at the cash desk of Haus der Kunst, and via München Ticket.
The event series is curated by Markus Müller.
“Improvise NOW!!!” is a cooperation with the Goethe-Institut.