Cristina Perera (Brazil / Germany)
Dancer, choreographer, art director
classical Ballet at Municipal Theatre of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Salle Pleyel in Paris, France. Modern and Contemporary education at the London Contemporary Dance Theatre and at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, New York.
soloist and principal dancer around the world.
Work with Frederick Ashton, Margot Fountain, Flemming Flindt, Ulysses Dove, Judith Jamison (Alvin Ailey), Mark Morris, Peter Sellars, Robert Wilson, John Adams, Philip Glass, George Tabori, Marcia Haydee, Ismael Ivo…
ballets, concert dance pieces, dance theatre, musicals, film and music videos in many European countries, in Asia, North America and South America.
In Germay she choreographed Peter Mafay’s Tabaluga und Lilli at Teatro Centro, Oberhausen.
At Ballet Builders, New York she presented her piece Under Time.
In 2008 she was Artistic Director of Cirque du Soleil’s production Alegria.
In 2017 she presented her work at Master Choreographers – Muhlenberg College, Pennsylvania.
Price Aesthetics Interaction from the Brazilian Foundation of the Arts.
Her Dance Video Lux ex Umbra has been nominated by the Film Festival L’Europe au tour de l’Europe, Paris 2020.
Resident teacher at the School of Performing Arts Vienna, Austria. Courses at Dance Festivals, workshops and master classes in Europe and the USA.
Currently teaching and choreographing for UDK (University of the Arts) in Berlin as well as continuing her own projects in Europe, USA and Brazil.
Martina M. Dempf (Germany / Greece)
Jewellery artist and ethnographer
Born in Stuttgart, Germany
University of Design, Pforzheim 1974 – 1980, Dipl. Jewellery Designer. Free University Berlin, Social Anthropology and Philosophy 1981 – 1992, M.A. Anthropological field studies on jewellery in East Africa 1983 to present.
Studio and Gallery
Freelance studio in Berlin since 1982, and on Skopelos/Greece since 2002.
Art Jewellery Gallery “Atelier Martina Dempf in der Remise” since 2004 in Berlin.
Lectures at international institutions and museums since 1997 to present.
Art Workshops for jewellery artists in Europe, Asia, Africa since 1994 to present.
Lectureship University of Fine Arts (UDK) Berlin, Jewellery Art + Design 1989 – 1998.
Lectureship Free University (FU) Berlin, Department of Anthropology 1996.
Solo and group exhibitions
at national and international institutions, museums and galleries in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Australia and North America since 1983.
of exhibitions with national and international institutions in Germany, Italy, Belgium, India, Kasachstan, Ghana, UAE.
Curating exhibitions of invited internationally renowned artists to my gallery “Atelier Martina Dempf in der Remise” since 2004.
Choreographer and Dancer
Dancer and Model
Musician, Composer, Producer
Composer, Arranger, Performer
Cristina Perera: Artur Keil / Martina Dempf: Agata Szymanska-Medina / Others: Uwe Steckhan, Katherine Holland, et al.