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Willi DORNER Performance Artist; Founder Cie. Willi Dorner/ Verein SALTO, Vienna


 Willi Dorner lives and works as choreographer in Vienna. His internationally touring artistic work include pieces for the stage as well as site specific performances. Cie. Willi Dorner’s works are invited by international festivals and promoters like "Theater der Welt", Salzburger Festspiele, Biennale de danse (Paris), Wiener Festwochen, Panorama Arte, Rio de Janeiro, Festival Bo:om, Seoul, Festival Transamerique, Montreal, springdance, Utrecht, Tanz im August, Berlin, Dance Umbrella, London, but also from institutions in the area of the fine arts: ART Basel, artist in residence /opening of Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK. In addition his pictures are shown in exhibitions in museums and galleries worldwide and published in various art-, design-, fashion- and architectural magazines. Together with different Austrian film makers he realized the short films TREID (1999), mazy (2003), body trail und fleeting (2009), set in motion (2012) and created the short film every-one (2015) together with the photographer Lisa Rastl. For his choreographic work he was awarded with Österreichischer Tanzproduktionspreis 2000 and he won prizes at various European choreography competitions. His short films are shown at different international festivals and he won prizes for his films at Pearls 07 Berlin and Choreographic Captures Munich and the Architekturfilmpreis 2017 of Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg.