Michael Maurissens

1973 born in Brussels / dance and media artist – filmmaker / studied dancing in Brussels, Munich and Zurich / scholarship Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation and Kunststiftung nrw / danced at the Ballet Nuremberg/ Tanzwerk Nuremberg, Ballet Freiburg pretty ugly, the Nationaltheater Mannheim, Pretty Ugly Tanz Köln, and MichaelDouglas Kollektiv / Founded together with colleagues Douglas Bateman MichaelDouglas Kollektiv (2009) and ZAIK (2014) / 2013 Postgraduate studies Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln / Artist Residence Swatch Art Peace Hotel Shanghai & Kyoto Art Center.


2017 “NoBody” / 2016 “The body as archive”, “ID-clash Focussing on Hijras” / 2015 “Willy Tsao, a vision for modern dance in China” / 2013 “spaces of otherness”, “sidi larbi cherkaoui” / 2008 “REDAKE”.