crying and lying

CRYING AND LYING (2023) performance with video,  30 min “My mother cried for forty days and forty nights. As long as I have known her, I have known her to cry. I used to think that I would grow up to be a different sort of woman, that I would not cry, and that I […]

13. April 2023

feel what you’re feeling

FEEL WHAT YOU’RE FEELING (2022) 2K video, 16:9, 18:00 min, color, sound When you dream of realizing your potential, do you dream of pouring it out, spooning it out, scraping it out, or rather spreading it out like a folded blanket? I have a rich inner life and run a profitable inner mining operation. The […]

4. August 2021

just want you to be

JUST WANT YOU TO BE (2021) HD video, 15:52 min, color, sound “The promise of happiness acquires an even more powerful hold in times of crisis.” Ale Bachlechner collages the idiosyncratic archive of her personal mobile phone videos to connect individual moments of ordinary affect (driving with granny, teenagers at a fun ride, petting a […]

14. October 2020

like you really mean it

LIKE YOU REALLY MEAN IT (2020) 4K video, 12:45 min, color, sound Three characters – the Workshop Leader, the Tracksuit and the Naked Ape – find themselves unexpectedly in a workshop in the middle of Death Valley. They are trying their best to give each other advice, but are mostly limited to repeating what they […]

7. January 2020

men and me

MEN AND ME (2019) performance, 20 min The auto-fictional solo “Men and me” starts with several confessions by the performer. With an ambiguously distorted voice she recounts her childhood misconceptions of the male anatomy, growing up without a father, her relationship with her mother and failed pubescent developmental stages. During the second part two psychoanalytical […]

17. October 2019

don’t we all

DON’T WE ALL (2017) lecture performance, 18 min, live-cam, teleprompter Just to let you know, before I start: I am here as the cover band and will more or less play the greatest hits. You will quickly realize, you’ve heard it all before, but that is exactly the beauty of it. Repetition and routine can […]

6. February 2019

studio hallo

STUDIO HALLO (2018) 4 part video series, HD, color, sound all episodes at People say: “When something like STUDIO HALLO pops up, it can come as a shock or as some kind of wake-up call. Or it can be a scene of sheer pleasure – an unnamed condensation of thought and feeling. Or an […]

17. February 2017

this is not a competition

THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION (2016) participatory performance installation THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION (2016) HD video, 9 min, color, sound THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION (personal performance records) (2016) SD video, 24 min, color, sound This is not a competition. This is the most important part. Whatever you imagine a good performance to be, […]

14. February 2017

saturn return

SATURN RETURN (2014) HD video, 15 min, color, sound SATURN RETURN is an experimental self-help video. Two women give advise on how to navigate the existential crisis at the end of your twenties, that is brought upon you by a specific cosmic constellation. After 29,5 years Saturn returns to the position it had on the […]

13. February 2017

twelve roses

TWELVE ROSES (2013) performance for two participants, ~8 min,  Beirut, Lebanon Within the framework of X Apartments Beirut, curated by Matthias Lilienthal, Twelve Roses was developed together with Benjamin Ramírez Pérez and Stefan Ramírez Pérez as series of site-specific performances for two audience members, with one of the visitors being asked to record an impromptu dating video with […]