Photos by Daniel Vonwil (Freiburg), Daphne (DPA- Amsterdam) and Didier Jacquet (Toulouse)
# The Living Room Tour is over for now! After more than fourty of these lectures on SEX POSITIVE SPACES all over Europe I did a final one in Berlin, last weekend at Dock 11, Kastanienallee 79. Was a very beautiful evening, thanks to all the lovely people who came!
# KONK – a play weekend at Bötzsee (July, 20-22), just before xplore Berlin) “Konk is a sexpositive open space that juggles with the concepts of Kink and Consciousness. We try to create a necessary parallel world, where all forms of sexual expression and play are welcome, as long as they contribute to a collective embodiment of grace.” More..
# The weekend ULTRA KONK (Kink and Superfood, May, 18-21) is a special event that combines Conscious Kink with Conscious Eating and lasts four days. It costs 150 EUR for members of both associations and 210 EUR for everyone else. All-inclusive, including food. Registration: Jana <firstname.lastname@example.org>
# I am currently developing a workshop concept focussing on the artistic/ creative aspects of rope bondage: MAGICAL BONDS. A workshop in collaboration with Sophia Rose, also suited for people who wish to perform with rope. More Information here
For October, 22-27 we are preparing EURIX – The European Rigger&Model Exchange/ No 13, again in Säalchen at Holzmarkt/ Berlin! Program is online, registration is open!
# THE NEW CIVILIZATION TRAINING – ten days in a contemporary monastery with Micha Stella and Felix Ruckert. Automn 2018 at Seminarhaus Taubenblau, Stolzenhagen. Dates will be announced. Activities: Yoga, Feldenkrais, Bodywork, Movement, Creative & Conscious Sexuality, Choir Singing and Music, Personal Growth and Metagenealogy, Silence and Meditation. No phone. No Internet. DIET: No alcohol, no tobacco, no sugar, no coffee. 2 days with minimal vegetarian food, 7 days of complete fasting.
# xplore dates 2018: xplore Barcelona, May, 25-27, 2018 // xplore Roma, June, 15-17 // xplore Berlin, July, 27-29 // xplore Copenhagen Aug, 3-5 More: https://2018.xplore-berlin.de/index.php/de/
RECENT INTERVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS
# Interview with me by Klaus Mondrian for FLEWID magazine, Sept, 2018. Pictures by Angelo Cricchi.
# Some pictures from my performance “Swamp” with Anna Noctuelle at Anatomie Studio London, Oct, 20, 2017 !
# A full length video of MESSIAH GAME (2005) is online now, one of my essential choreographies I would say, I still like most of it. Check it out!
# Interview about Felix’ practice of Shibari / Japanese Rope Bondage, recorded by Shakti Sundari at Taste of Love Festival, January 2017 in Byron Bay, Australia, on youtube now!
# Measuring the Temperature of Dance in Berlin, interview by Diego Agulló; Felix talks about dance and sex in Berlin, July, 16, 2017
# DARKNESS & LIGHT – a schwelle7 weekend on Dec 8 – 10 in Jana and Philipp’s beautiful house at Bötzsee, near Berlin.
October/ November 2017
# UNDOGMATIC ROPE at Anatomie Studio, London, with Sophia Rose, Oct 21&22, 2017
# Felix and Paola Calvo showed the schwelle7 movie VIOLENTLY HAPPY at GENDER BENDER Festival, Bologna, November, 3-5. Felix also did a lecture on SEXPOSITVE SPACES and taught a workshop called BISEXUALS ARE BETTER LOVERS!
# Felix performed and presented at Rome Bondage Week, Sept, 13 -17, Rome, Italy
# EURIX – European Rigger&Model Exchange No 11 / September, 18 – 24, 2017 at -> Alte Börse Marzahn, Berlin.
July / August 2017
# Curating and presenting at xplore Berlin, July, 14-16, 2017
# Curating and presenting at xplore Copenhagen, August, 4-6
# Felix im Fuchsbau – KINK AND SUPERFOOD, June, 9 -11, near Bern, Switzerland. Organized by RouseRenoir, three days with an intense workshop program, a play party and lots of free space for free play and experimentation, plus delicious meals and snacks, prepared with love!
# Lecture performance by Felix Ruckert, Rope Bondage and some footage of schwelle7 and earlier dance works at GALLERIA MONDRIAN SUITE, Rome, Italy, June, 17 &18
# Curating and presenting at xplore Roma, June 23- 25
# May, 1 from 12am to 6pm, workshop Liquid Body – Hard Stuff at Dock 11 Berlin. A one day workshop focussing on contact improvisation and physical communication.
# From May, 2 to May 12 Felix facilitates a daily Professional Training in Contemporary Dance at Dock 11, Berlin, Monday to Friday, 10 00 – 11 30.
# More than Knots – workshop Rope Bondage and BDSM at KINBAKU LOUNGE Copenhagen, April 14 – 16.
# Felix is teaching and performing Rope Bondage at the infamous MOSCOW KNOT FESTIVAL, April 21 – 27.
# March, 20 – 26, 2017 / EURIX No X / spring 2017 at Alte Börse, Berlin – Marzahn
# March, 30 – April, 9, 2017 / THE NEW CIVILIZATION TRAINING – 9 days in a contemporary monastery – Schlüsshof am Lychensee, near Berlin / an intense fasting retreat with Micha Stella and Felix Ruckert
January / February 2017
# VIOLENTLY HAPPY, Paola Calvo’s documentary about schwelle7 is programmed in cinemas in Germany. Here a review: “Theatre of Imtimacy and Pain” by Shelagh Rowan-Legg (in English)
#Felix is teaching and performing BERLIN BONDAGE at Arts Yard, Bangalow, NSW, Jan, 14th