Meltem Nil studied visual arts at Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart. She studied contemporary dance and improvisation with choreographer Lisa Thomas. After taking part in workshops with Andrew Morrish she started solo improvisation in 2007. An other important teacher for her is Sten Rudstrøm. She improvises regularly at ada-Studio and Freistil at Tanzfabrik. She improvised at Tanzwerk in Bremen and in the series Les Crocodiles curated by Rosalind Crisp at the Cartoucherie in Paris. Last year she took part in the project Selfportrait 24 by Marcela Giesche as a performer and performed at the 2nd Action Theater Festival Berlin and the Improvisation Xchange Berlin Festival. Together with Sandra Wieser she founded the improvisation series PETUNIEN at ada-Studio. In November 2014 Meltem presented for the first time her work on one-hour solo improvisation.
trailer by roberto duarte
23 May 2015 | performance 20 h | artist talk ca. 21:15 h
Mime Centrum Berlin, Studio 2 (2nd floor) | Kunstquartier Bethanien | Mariannenplatz 2 | 10997 Berlin