Christian Ziegler (DE) is a media artist and director, specialized in interfaces for architecture, and interdisciplinary projects in the field of new media with the performing arts.
Christian Ziegler is an artist, trained as an architect who specializes in interfaces for architecture.
Chris Ziegler is media artist and director since
early 1990's of numerous international collaborations of
interdisciplinary projects in the field of new media with the
performing arts. He holds a Diploma in Architecture, studies Media
Art.He started his career 1994 at the Center for Art and Media ZKM
Karlsruhe with multimedia projects for Frankfurt Ballett and Goethe
Institute. His interactive installations, multimedia performances and
scenographic works are now presented at festivals internationally. He
is regularly working in Asia on dance and media productions, such as in
India at the Attakkalari Center for Movement Arts and Mixed Media in
Bangalore and teaching workshops in Singapore and Japan.
He won the first „Young Art and New Media Award“ in Munich, was Nominee for Monaco Dance Forum Award, Monaco 2006 and won various Design Awards (I.D. Magazine 2000/2001 and „New Voices New Visions“, New York 1996).
He had several teaching position in the US and Germany and was Associate Artist in the EU‘s Dance Apprentices Network Across Europe (DANCE) collaborating with Europe‘s leading choreographers Frédéric Flamand, William Forsythe, Wayne McGregor and Angelin Preljocaj. Currently he is Associate Artist at the ZKM | Karlsruhe and Researcher for „Inside Knowledge Movement“ at the Amsterdam School for the Arts (AHK) and preparing a major international dance workshop project in India with "forest 2" for the international choreographic center in Amsterdam (ICK Amsterdam), touring in India and Europe.