Name: Lea Pischke
Born in Cologne, Germany.
Degree in Fine Art from the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts De Marseille, France.
Focus subjects: sound art, installation, dance performances.
Postgraduate Diploma in Interactive Media from the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
Final piece: A stereo synthesizer played with a games console.
Master of Arts in Creative Music Technology from the School of Performing Arts, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK.
Final piece: An audio computer game based on speech recognition.
Other works: creation of a dance piece for 2 dancers, 2 latex sheets, 2 saxophonists and a bespoke sound design;
theatrical soundtracks; interactive sound art
Training in classical dance from age six to thirteen.
Long-distance running (up to half-marathon length) from age twelve.
Training in contemporary dance at Théâtre du Mouvement, Lyon, France
Practice of Iyengar Yoga at Yoga West Iyengar Yoga Centre, Bristol, UK, and various other institutes. Practice of Boxercise at Sean Veira Lau Gar Kung Fu Centre, Bristol, UK.
Intensive training in contemporary dance (various styles) at Bristol Dance Centre, Tobacco Factory, Bristol and ICIA, Bath, UK.
Training in Butoh with Marie-Gabrielle Rotie and Ko Murobushi, London, UK, 2011.
Conclusion of the DanceIntensive Programme at Tanzfabrik School of Dance, Berlin, Germany.
Conclusion of the ICE – International Choreographers Exchange – Programme at SEAD, Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance, Salzburg, Austria, 2013-2014.
Conclusion of the research programme Pilot Project #1 at P.A.R.T.S., Brussels, Belgium, June 2015
Visiting student at the lectures on signal processing by Dr. John Ffitch at the Faculty of Applied Mathematics, Bath University, Bath, UK
Attainment of the National Certificate of Further Education on “Parallel Port Programming – Robotics” at Bristol City College, Bristol, UK
Training as a live sound engineer at the Cube Microplex Cinema and Art Centre, Bristol, UK
Languages to varying degrees of aptitude: German, French, English, Latin, Bulgarian, Dutch, Derija (beginner), Standard Arabic (beginner)