Photos by Daniel Vonwil (Freiburg), Daphne (DPA- Amsterdam) and Didier Jacquet (Toulouse)
# From January to May 2018 I am on a Living Room Tour throughout Europe. I offer a lecture/performance on SEX POSITIVE SPACES and facilitate some workshops as well. The lecture is free of charge. If you would like to attend an event near you, please check out the list of locations here…
# KONK – a play weekend at Bötzsee (March, 9-11) — 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..
# I am currently developing a workshop concept focussing on the artistic/ creative aspects of rope bondage: MAGICAL BONDS. Workshop in collaboration with Sophia Rose, also suited for people who wish to perform with rope. Dates are planned in -> Paris, Place des Cordes, Feb, 3&4, 2018/ -> Hamburg, Kinetikspeicher, April, 7 / -> Brussels, YoroiShibari, May, 5&6, 2018/ -> Berlin, Dock 11, May 12&13, 2018 / More Information here
#The European Rigger&Model Exchange No 12 / March 2018/ Berlin is SOLD OUT. Please join our new summer rope camp EURIX BY THE SEA in Royan, France, June 24 – 29. Registration is open!
# THE NEW CIVILIZATION TRAINING – ten days in a contemporary monastery with Micha Stella and Felix Ruckert. Still places available!!! Spring 2018: March, 23 – April, 1, 2018 at Seminarhaus Taubenblau, Stolzenhagen. 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: xplore Festivals International
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