Pipo Tafel

Cologne, DE

Cross-media director and filmmaker.    Specialist for dance and film/multimedia with a Media Arts Diploma of the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design and full academic training in contemporary dance and choreography in Germany, France and Belgium between 2001 and 2007.  Coaching and workshops for dance & media since 2009, from 2010 - 2018 visiting lecturer  at the Palucca University for Dance Dresden.  Cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations, often on an international level, are an important impetus for new artistic works.  Creations were developed with poets, visual artists, painters, filmmakers, dancers, choreographers, performers, fashion stylists or composers.  Projects have been awarded with Walter Fink Award of Dance, Electroacoustic Music and Dance of ZKM Karlsruhe, Arts Price of Baden-Württemberg Foundation for Film / New Media, Kölnischer Kunstverein studio fellowship, Artist-in-residency coproduction dance and media Charleroi Danses Choreographic Center Brussels, Dance and choreography scholarship Arts Foundation of North-Rhein-Westfalia and Baden-Württemberg, Franco-German Cultural High Council and EU-Da Vinci Scholarships, The German Federal Government and its Commission for Culture and Media (BKM) short film funding, "predicate 'valuable' by the German Film Rating Comission, Film Foundation NRW short film funding, tanzhaus new coproduction Temps d’Images festival and others.  Multimedia installations and dance related film works have been shown nationally and internationally in festivals in Europe, South- and North America and Asia. FULL LENGTH BIOGRAPHY https://issuu.com/p_tafel/docs/cv_booklet PORTFOLIO https://issuu.com/p_tafel/docs/portfolio_pipo_tafel