Julia – A bundle of energy and conviction. Speech therapist and yogini. The body as communicator, that is my fascination.
delta® has been an art performer, dancer, choreographer, art director as well as light, stage and S&M artist since the late 70’s. After initial autodidactic experiments with the German expressionist dance of the 1920s, he devoted himself to the Japanese Butoh dance and founded in Berlin in 1988, the first German-Japanese dance company: tatoeba-THÉÂTRE DANSE GROTESQUE with Minako Seki and Yumiko Yoshioka. Since 1995 he also curates together with Yumiko Yoshioka the international butoh dance-eXchange & performance festival eX…it!, which takes place all 4 years at Schloss Broellin/Germany. This year for the 6th time. In 1998, he started to devote himself to interactive dance (ritual feet washing) and met through that Felix Ruckert with whom he teams up since 2000. At first he worked as a dancer in several interactive performances and until 2018 also as the administrative head of the Xplore-Festivals, schwelle7 and of the non-profit association Compagnie Felix Ruckert Berlin e.V. His many years of private S&M-disposition got in collaboration with Felix Ruckert a new dimension: sadomasochistic rituals developed into an art of sensual communication with artistic and philosophical approach. As a workshop presenter he is in particular trying to give an understanding of the spirituality behind BDSM as a love play. In his “white” S&M rituals artistic expression and loving devotion merge with the imparting of an intense “pleasure-pain-feeling” for the body and a liberating catharsis for the soul.
La Petit Mort et la Joie de Vivre // The Miracle Whip