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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

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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, 2003-2012.
Practice of Boxercise at Sean Veira Lau Gar Kung Fu Centre, Bristol, UK, 2005-2008.
Intensive training in contemporary dance (various styles) at Bristol Dance Centre, Tobacco Factory, Bristol and ICIA, Bath, UK, 2011-2012.
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, 2012-2013.
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

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06/2015 Creation of « Spectral Schematics » with shows at Rosas Performance Space in Brussels and Théâtre de Vanves at Vanves/Paris
08/2014 Dancer in « Pulse » by Jolika Sudermann, as part of Tanznacht Berlin, performed
at Uferstudios Berlin (31/08/14)
04-06/2014 Creation of « How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot » for 3 dancers (duration 15 min), in collaboration with media artist Michael Baumann, performed at SEAD Theatre Salzburg, Austria (01/07/2014)
12/2013-02/2014 Creation of « Justice Porte un Bandeau » for 9 dancers (duration 25 min) performed at « republic » Theatre Salzburg, Austria (12/02/2014)
11/2013 Dancer in the « Dance Marathon » by Stefan Dreher, at ICamp Neues Theater, Munich, Germany
06-07/2013 Dancer in « Wedding_Flow_Und_Komposition » by Ingo Reulecke and Katja Münker, Uferstudios and surrounds, Berlin, Germany
02-03/2013 Dancer in « Erasing the Borders » by Stella Zannou, Uferstudios, Berlin, Germany
08/2012 Creation of « WYSIWYG », for 5 dancers (duration 20 minutes), performed at DanceSpace, Bristol, UK
08/2011 « Façon-4 « , a project around the mobile screen using latex sheets, VJaying techniques and algorithmic visual composition, in collaboration with media artist Michael Baumann, Bristol, UK
02/2011 Solo for « La Mort de la Civilisation » as part of the composition « Quatre Chants pour Franchir le Seuil » by French composer Gérard Grisey. Staged at the Cube Microplex, Bristol, UK
08/2010 Artist residency at Kitev Art Centre in Oberhausen, Germany, as part of the annual conference of the Intersociety of Electronic Arts [ISEA] during the European Cultural Capital celebrations of the Ruhr area (www.isea2010ruhr.org/)(www.kitev.de)

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03/2010 Composer for the dance piece « Untitled » by choreographer Anna Kingston performed at Trinity Laban, Conservatoire of Dance and Music, London, UK
13/03/2009 Conductor (using MaxMSP code) of an orchestra staging « Imaginary Landscapes No 4  » by John Cage, concept by artist Matt Davies, as part of the « Reception » event at « Plan 9  » Gallery, Bristol, UK (www.plan9.org.uk)
02/2008 Composer of « Listening Shell » for the « Listening Shell » installation by scenographer Dody Nash as part of the British Stage Design exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, UK (http://dodynash.com)
06/2008 Inclusion of musical work in « Explorations in Sound, Vol.3 – The Music of Sound », a compilation released by UK/Australian record label Furthernoise (www.furthernoise.org)
11/2006 Participation in the DIAL-A-DIVA-project by artist Zoe Irivine, a 24-hour performance piece whereby one can ring a telephone number to hear live performances from all over the world performed over the telephone.(http://www.mediascot.org/drift/foolme/zoeirvine)
06/2007 Sound art performance as part of the Random Function Collective at the Sonic Art Expo in Plymouth, UK
09/2007 Leader together with sound designer Irina Artamonova of a five-dayworkshop in sound design for young film makers at the “International Short Film Festival in the Palace” in Balchik, Bulgaria
07/2005-02/2008 Co-host and promoter of « Random Function », a former forum dedicated to experimental music and technology in the southwest of England with monthly gatherings at the Watershed Media Centre, and various other venues in Bristol, UK
10/2004-09/2010 Co-director – in charge of music and performance – as well as events manager at the Cube Microplex (an artist-run cinema, music and performing arts venue), Bristol, UK (www.cubecinema.com)

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2008 Visiting student at the lectures on signal processing by Dr. John Ffitch at the Faculty of Applied Mathematics, Bath University, Bath, UK
2005 Attainment of the National Certificate of Further Education on « Parallel Port Programming – Robotics » at Bristol City College, Bristol, UK
2003-2004 Training as a live sound engineer at the Cube Microplex, Bristol, UK
2003 Internship at Radio Grenouille, a cultural radio station in Marseille, France
2002 Volunteer for the Biennale de la Danse, Lyon, France