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Tanja Krone

Tanja Krone works as theatre director, curator, performer and musician in various artistic contexts at home and abroad. Her main focus lies on site-specific projects: creating spaces of
possibility and getting diverse protagonists involved in artistic circumstances, always
looking for the poetic tone in documents. She is inventor and founder of teenage salvation.
Army, world biggest female rock bands and cities of women*. She prefers to talk to the
REAL and set market squares in motion for at least 30 hours at a time.


Muath Isied (*1990, Amman, Jordan) is a cultural manager, producer and urban arts curator in Amman and comes from a culture management background.

Muath produces projects with numerous international artists and has created various cross-cultural projects between Europe and the Middle-east. Muath is mainly known for curating & directing the “Baladk” Mural and street arts festival in Amman since 2014, as well as the Al Balad Music Festival, a pan-Arab independent music festival.

Marie Lynn Speckert

The artist DURA is a contemporary media-artist and musician. She lives and works in Berlin and Leipzig, Germany. In her creations she combines sculpture-art, installation and sounds with performance and video. She creates atmospheric scenes with her art.

By utilizing sculpture elements, self-created sound-worlds and carefully designed actions, complex sensual impressions and association contingencies result.

Her works often handle the effect of sound, room and form-aesthetic in film, objects and performances.

She regularly has performances with live music/DJsets under the pseudonym Alphabeton and DURA and is connected with the experimental music scene.

She studied from 2010 to 2015 metal-sculpting with Prof. Andrea Zaumseil, Burg Giebichenstein, Halle, Germany and received her diploma cum laude.

From 2015 to 2017 absolved a master class with Prof. Wilhelm Mundt at the Hochschule für Bildenden Kunst in Dresden, Germany.

Amjad Shahrour

Amjad Shahrour is a bassist and producer from Jordan, member, and co-founder of the bands: Hayajan and Zaed Naes. He has performed and recorded with many bands locally and internationally.

Aside from his work with bands, Amjad has a solo project where he fuses his diverse musical backgrounds to create a soundscape; one which reflects his perception — unbounded by musical styles, experimentation or instruments, using field recordings and collaborating with other artists.

Nairuz Al-Ajlouni

Nairuz Ajlouni is a multi-disciplinary performer, music producer, and sound designer based in Amman, Jordan. He has co-founded, recorded, performed with, and produced for several bands and art collectives.

Nairuz is a producer and current writer for Electro-Pop group 'Garaseen'. His previous work also includes acting and working in several regional and international films, TV, and theatre productions. While starting off as a performing artist and director for theater, Nairuz revisited his passion for music production and composition. After his graduation in 2014 from the University of Jordan, Nairuz facilitated drama and music classes at a number of cultural and educational organizations in Amman, which later led him to teaching at international schools. Nairuz currently teaches the music diploma program in an IB school and is producing a series of ‘musical shorts’ as well as his first solo album.

Friedrich Greiling

Music - composer, producer, performer Singer and songwriter for theatre, pop, film and club – digital and analogue. In projects like "Völkerwanderung" (Turbo Pascal, Theater Freiburg), "Wechselstube" (DT), "Zack-Zack-Demokratie" (Winterakademie, Parkaue) or in projects with schools and youth-theatres or the European expedition "From A to Be - Transport/Art for free" - under his direction participants create and perform musical pieces. He is also responsible for scenical music with or without lyrics in the fore - and backgrounds of theatre-performances for "theatre-societies" like Turbo Pascal, Interrobang, Futur2Konjunktiv (Opernchor Trier), Tanja Krone, Theater Freiburg, DT, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Schwankhalle.

Head of the Berlin based all time-underground-cult-band Mittekill. As FreeDaRich a producer for electronic club music. Singer and songwriter for a country-rock band called Die Bäume (The Trees).

Producer for other German artists like Pastor Leumund... Composer and producer for movie-scores.

Song-and-band-workshops for people with handicap, refugees or young people.

Ziggy Has Ardeur

Ziggy Has Ardeur (*1983, Villach, Austria) is a singer, songwriter and producer, living in Mannheim, Germany since 2004.

From 2004-2013 he released two LPs and a pack of EPs with his nationally and internationally renowned art-rock band MBWTEYP, and played hundreds of shows between Budapest and Toronto, Paris and Vilnius. The charismatic original and his band mates, all into DIY, were known for unique performances, voluminous productions, extraordinary outfits and an expressive voice.

Since 2011, Ziggy has been writing and producing elaborate fashion soundtracks every six months for Munich fashion designer Irene Luft and her shows at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Berlin and New York, next to remixes and soundtracks for all kind of art. Ziggy is increasingly influenced by electronica composing and sound design. He reappeared on stage as an audio-visual electronica act in 2013.

ZIn 2015 he started working with his former bassist and filmmaker Donni Schoenemond, founding the promising indietronica duo CUCUC. In 2016, he was chosen to curate and produce the international and genre-crossing project "Mix The City" ( by British Council for Mannheim (UNESCO CITY OF MUSIC). The result and its creator were selected by Tagesschau, the most watched news program on German television. 2017 and 2018 je did 6 Theatre Soundtracks (Staatstheater Stuttgart, National theater Mannheim, ...) Since 2019 Ziggy is composing and producing Original Soundtracks for Netflix’s „How to sell drugs online (fast)“ Season 2 and 3 together with Konstantin Gropper (Get Well Soon).

In 2021 he wrote and produced the Soundtrack for Netflix „Shiny Flakes - The Teenage Druglord“ (Bildundtonfabrik)

Georg Werner

Georg Werner studied Applied Cultural Studies at Universität Hildesheim (Diplom), Experimental Media Design at UDK Berlin and Sound Art in a master class with Ulrich Eller at HBK Braunschweig.

He often works in collaboration with international artists und collectives in the field between art & technology. He is eager to learn and shares the knowledge he gathered along the way in workshops, lectures and seminars.
His artistic approach is humble and multi layered – influenced by objects and situations, that he modifies, to be inviting to exploration and relation. Meanwhile, they may raise the sensitivity of the visitors perception.

Oliver Augst

Oliver Augst is active as a singer, composer, radio play producer, curator, as well
as a stage designer in the realms of the electronic audio art from experimental
music theater up to performance art.
He received numerous scholarships and prices.
Artistic projects within the ranges of music, media-theatre and performance,
amongst others, in co-operation with Blixa Bargeld and the American artist
Raymond Pettibon (Dokumenta11) led him to to numerous international festivals
of contemporary musik and media-art.
"He is a musician that is crossing real boundaries. If you haven't heard of him,
it's because he's crossed a boundary that matters." Downtown, NYC