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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!

# On June, 2&3 I will host another weekend bondage jam at Dock 11/ Berlin, under the label DOUBLE FRICTION. More…

# 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 <jana.felixruckert@gmx.de>

# 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

# Bad news: Due to new restrictions of the venue owner, the new summer edition EURIX BY THE SEA, planned for end of June in Royan, France is cancelled. More…

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

 

PAST EVENTS

December 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!

September 2017

# 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

June 2017

# 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 2017

# 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.

April 2017

# 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 2017

# 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

# Felix teaching at the The Taste of Love Festival in Byron Bay, NSW and at the Festival of Really Good Sex, Sydney, NSW, Australia.