Anna Steller

9 Nov | 11am – 1pm | SK Centrum Kultury

A dancer, performer, and choreographer. She made her stage debut in 1993 when she began her collaboration with Dada von Bzdülöw Theatre. Since 2003 she has been collaborating with Patrz Mi Na Usta Theatre. She has also made guest performances at the Gombrowicz Theatre in Gdynia and Wybrzeże Theatre in Gdańsk. In 2005, together with Magdalena Jędra and musicians Grzegorz Welizarowicz and Zbigniew Bieńkowski, Anna founded the Good Girl Killer collective. Currently she works in the collective with Magdalena alone.

Anna’s latest performances are: Audiological Chronology (the finale of a women’s art exhibition Łaźnia damska, 2011), Transportation (Centre of Contemporary Art “Łaźnia” in Gdańsk), Unrelenting Beauty of Disaster (at the opening
 of the exhibition Telling the Baltic, Karlskrona 2012), Solove (“maat festival – border line”, art residency 2013). Together with Magdalena Jędra, Anna has developed: Tożsamość miejsca (Grassomania Festival, Gdańsk, 2009), Le Sni (Transvizualia Festival, 2010), Girls in Red Shoes (Streetwaves Festival, 2010), Lotta and Gula (2011).

In her recent works she has been penetrating extreme emotional states of human beings, and paying attention to being “here and now” during her performances. She presents her works at festivals in Poland and abroad (e.g. in Prague, in Budapest). Since 2011 she has been presenting her performative actions at the Centre for Contemporary Art “Łaźnia” in Gdańsk. She has also taken part in a range of international projects, collaborating e.g. with 7273 (Geneva, Switzerland), Mariola Brillowska (Hamburg, Germany), Nigel Charnock (on Happy, Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk, 2009). In 2003 she received the danceWEB scholarship at ImPulsTanz in Vienna. She was also handed a special award of the mayor of Gdańsk for young artists for Good Girl Killer (2006) and a prize awarded by the authorities of the Pomorskie province to distinguished artists (2012).

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