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Fassbinder, Faust and the Animists (2017)
Dance Portraits - Cambodia (2016)
Asutorito Endoruwaitowith Astrid Endruweit(2016)
Galaxy Khmer / Portrait Series Battambang(2014)
Portrait Series Battambang - Installment 1 (2012)
Burgportraits Vienna(2011)
Portrait Series Rotterdam(2010)
Portrait Series Istanbul(2010)
Death, Dance and Some Talk(2010)
Portrait Series Berlin (2007)
The Biography Remix with Marina Abramovic (2004)
Portrait Series. Alone / Gregoire(2004)
The H.C. Andersen Project – Tales and Costumes (2003)
Portraits 360 Sek (2002)
Total Masala Slammer – Heartbreak No. 5 (2001)
pigg in hell (2000)
Out of Sorts (1999)
Frankula (1998)
Planet Lulu (1997)
Solo with Charlotte Engelkes (1995)
Daniel and the Dancers (1994)
Rough (1994)
Jack’s Travelogue / La Prison des Femmes (1992)
Fast Forward /Bad Air und so…(1991)
Rewind Song (1989)
Pressure (1987)
Return of Sensation (1984)
White Out (1982)
Snapping, Computing and Performing (1981)
Maniac Productions(1975–1979)
 
 
 
 
 

Chronology / Other Projects

MANIAC PRODUCTIONS / VIDEO PERFORMANCES / REMOTE CONTROL PRODUCTIONS (since 1981) / VIDEO / VIDEO INSTALLATIONS / OTHER PROJECTS / WORKSHOPS / LECTURES / GUESTPROFESSORSHIP / MENTORING / CURATORSHIP / RESIDENCIES

MICHAEL LAUB & MANIAC PRODUCTIONS (1975–1980)

Maniac Productions (1975)
- Narren Teater, Stockholm

Enfantillage (1976)
- Fylkingen Center for Intermedia, Stockholm

Paralysed Infancy in Repetitive Structure (1976)
- Avant Teheran
- De Appel, Amsterdam

Mouse in Repetitive Structure (1977)
- Avant Teheran
- Mickery Theatre, Amsterdam

Lily is going to have a Baby (1977)
- Fylkingen Center for Intermedia, Stockholm

Maniac Productions II (1978)
- Mickery, Amsterdam

Tragico Intervallo (1978)
- Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

Tragico Intervallo II (1978)
- Arteferia Post Avant-Garde Theater Festival, Bologna

I closed the window and I went out for dinner (1978)
- Folkwang Museum, Essen
- Galerie Neu, Aachen

Dinner Somewhere and then Back to my room (1979)
- Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
- Théatre Populaire de Wallonie, Liège

VIDEO PERFORMANCES

Infection/Love Tapes I (1977)
Michael Laub and Marinka Kordis
- Video Festival, Fylkingen, Stockholm

Hotel Life (1978)
- Museumzicht Hotel, Amsterdam

Untitled Video Performance (1978)
- International Performance Festival, Beursschouwburg, Brussels

Chap Tapes I (1979)
Michael Laub and Jan Convents
- ICC International Cultureel Centrum, Antwerp

Chap Tapes II (1980)
Michael Laub and Jan Convents
- Mickery, Amsterdam

MICHAEL LAUB / REMOTE CONTROL PRODUCTIONS (since 1981)

Snapping, Computing and Performing (1981)
- Kulturhuset, Stockholm

White Out (1982)
- Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Return of Sensation (1984)
- XXXII Biennale di Venezia
- Kulturhuset, Stockholm
- International Theater Festival, Copenhagen, 1985

Pressure (1987)
- Kulturhuset, Stockholm

Rewind Song (1989)
- Moderna Museet, Stockholm
- 6th Bergen International Theatre Festival Norway

Fast Forward/Bad Air und so... (1991)
- Dansens Hus, Stockholm
- Theater am Turm, Frankfurt
- Bergen International Theatre Festival
- Touch Time Festival, Mickery, Amsterdam
- Kaaitheater, Brussels
- Wiener Festwochen, Vienna

Jack’s Travelogue/La Prison des Femmes (1992)
- Black Box Theatre, Oslo
- Teatro Central, Expo 92, Sevilla
- Dansens Hus, Stockholm
- Theater am Turm, Frankfurt
- Kaaitheater/Théatre 140, Brussels

Rough (1994)
- Kulturhuset, Stockholm
- Teatergarasjen, Bergen
- Springdance, Utrecht
- Theater am Turm, Frankfurt
- Szene Salzburg
- Internationales Sommer Theater Festival
- Théatre 140/Charleroi Danse, Brussels
- Nordisk Scenekunst Festival, Arhus
- Europäisches Festival Schlossfestspiele, Schwerin
- Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele
- Hebbel-Theater, Berlin, 1995

Daniel and the Dancers (1994)
- Frascati, Amsterdam
- Monty, Antwerp, 1995
- Lantaren, Rotterdam, 1995
- Schouwburg, Tilburg, 1995
- Dansens Hus, Stockholm, 1995
- Theater am Turm, Frankfurt, 1996
- Hebbel Theater, Berlin, 1996
- Kannon Halle, Copenhagen, 1996

Solo with Charlotte Engelkes (1995)
- Spielart, Munich
- Theater am Turm, Frankfurt, 1996
- Hebbel Theater, Berlin, 1996
- Szene, Salzburg, 1996
- Monty, Antwerp, 1996
- Schouwburg, Tilburg, 1996
- Kulturhus Arhus, 1996

Planet Lulu (1997)
- Kulturhus Arhus
- Springdance, Utrecht
- Theater am Turm, Frankfurt
- Hebbel Theater, Berlin
- Szene, Salzburg
- Zuercher Theaterspektakel, Zürich,
- Kampnagel, Hamburg
- Grand Theater, Groningen
- De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam
- Schouwburg, Tilburg
- Pusterviksteatern, Götheborg, 1998
- Dansens Hus, Stockholm, 1998

Frankula (1998)
- Grand Theatre, Groningen
- Tanz Theater International, Hanover
- Frascati, Amsterdam
- Schouwburg, Tilburg, 1999
- Hebbel Theater, Berlin, 1999
- Szene, Salzburg, 1999

Out of Sorts (1999)
- De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam
- Grand Theatre, Gronigen
- Szene, Salzburg
- Expo, Hanover
- Schouwburg, Tilburg
- Mousonturm, Frankfurt, 2000

pigg in hell (2000)
- Tanz im August, Berlin
- Podewil, Berlin, 2001
- Mousonturm, Frankfurt, 2001
- off limits Festival, Dortmund, 2001
- Rotterdamse Schouwburg, 2001
- euro-scene, Leipzig, 2001
- Tramway, Glasgow, 2002
- Impulstanz, Vienna, 2002
- Tanzwerkstatt, Munich, 2002
- Zuercher Theaterspektakel, 2002
- Archa Theater, Prague, 2002
- cutting edge, Staatstheater Darmstadt, 2003

Total Masala Slammer/Heartbreak No.5 (2001)
- Tanz im August, Hebbel-Theater, Berlin
- Archa Theater, Prague
- Zuercher Theater Spektakel
- Rotterdamse Schouwburg
- Szene, Salzburg, 2002
- Impulstanz, Vienna, 2002
- Melbourne Festival, 2002

Porträts 360 Sek (2002)
- Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg

The H.C. Andersen Project – Tales and Costumes (2003)
- Zuercher Theater Spektakel
- Hebbel Theater, Berlin
- Rotterdamse Schouwburg
- Exodos Festival, Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, 2004
- Dance, Munich, 2004
- Mousonturm, Frankfurt, 2005
- Rencontre Choreographique de Seine St. Denis, 2005

The Biography Remix (2004) with Marina Abramovic

- Romaeuropa, 2004
- Festival d’Avignon, 2005

Alone (2004)
- Zuercher Theater Spektakel

Alone/Gregoire (2004)
- Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg
- De (Internationale) Keuze van de Rotterdamse Schouwburg
- Tanz im August, Internationales Tanzfest Berlin, 2005
- Tanzquartier, Vienna, 2005
- Mousonturm, Frankfurt, 2006
- Rencontre Choreographique de Seine St. Denis, 2006
- Festival d’Otono, Madrid, 2007
- Sommerszene, Salzburg 2009

Portrait Series Berlin. Professional and Non-Professional Dancers/
Marching Series (work in progress) (2007)
-Tanz im August - Internationales Tanzfest Berlin, 2007
-Zuercher Theater Spektakel, 2007
-Rotterdamse Schouwburg, 2007

 

Death, Dance and Some Talk (2010)
- Sophiensäle, Berlin, 2010

Portrait Series Istanbul (2010)
- garajistanbul - Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture
- PACT Zollverein, Essen, Favouriten 2010/Kulturhauptstadt Europas Ruhr 2010

Portrait Series Rotterdam (2010)
- De (Internationale)Keuze van de Rotterdamse Schouwburg (2010)

Burgporträts
- Burgtheater, Wien 2011

Portrait Series Battambang
- Battambang, 2012
- HAU, Berlin, 2014
- BIT, Bergen, 2014

Galaxy Khmer
- Le Phare, Siem Riep 2013
- Hau, Berlin 2014
- BIT, Bergen 2014

Asutorito Endoruwaito with Astrid Endruweit (2016)
- HAU, Berlin, 2016

Fassbinder, Faust and the Animists (2017)
- HAU Hebbel am Ufer, 2017
- ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival (2017)

 

VIDEO

Bangkok Tapes (1983/84)
initiated and pre-produced by Michael Laub, featuring Marina Abramovic
and Ulay („City of Angels“)

Bangkok on Ice, Part II of the Bangkok Tapes (1989)
- Montbéliard Festival
- Locarno Festival
-San Sebastian Festival
- Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Pressure (1986)
- Theatre, Television and Video Festival, Riccione
- World Wide Video Festival, Den Haag, 1987
- XVI. Festival International du Nouveau Cinema, Montréal, 1987
- Bergens Kunstakademie, 1987
- Galleri F1, Oslo, 1987

Alone/Gregoire
-Vidéodanse Festival, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, 2007

Out of Sorts
-Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam 2007
-The Porn Identity, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien 2009

VIDEO INSTALLATIONS

Snapping (1981)
- Moderna Museet, Stockholm
- ICC, Antwerp
- Bhirashi Institute of Modern Art, Bangkok, 1983
- Video Art International Festival, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, 1985
- KIT (International Theatre Festival), Copenhagen, 1985
- Bergens Kunstakademi, 1987

Autour de Michael Laub (1983)
Video retrospective
- Atelier St. Anne, Brussels, 1983

Compilation
- Teater Video Festival, Bergen

Video and Performance with Charlotte (1995)
- CCA, Glasgow
- Theaterformen, Brunswick

Portrait Series Battambang - Installment 2
- Romeet Contemporary Art Space, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (2014)

Dance Portraits - Cambodia (2016)
- Premier - [Trans] Asia Portraits 21er Haus, Vienna
Presented by ImPulsTanz Festival and the Weltmuseum Vienna, 2016

OTHER PROJECTS

Fragilissimo (1985)
Performance with Marina Abramovic, Ulay and Edmundo Za
- Moderna Museet, Stockholm
- Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1986

Fortaleza (inside the bananatree) (1999)
Choreography; comissioned by Raz, Tilburg
- Schouwburg, Tilburg
- Grand Theatre, Groningen
- Theater Bis, ’s Hertogenbosch
- De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, 2000
- Lantaren/Venster, Rotterdam, 2000
- Plaza Futura, Eindhoven, 2000
- Chassé Theater, Breda, 2000
- Theater aan het Spui, Den Haag, 2000
- LAKtheater, Leiden, 2000

Bruce and More (Heli Meklin & Michael Laub)
-Kiasma, Helsinki 2008

- The Cambodian Space Project / Rock & Roll Circus
Music: Cambodian Space Project
Performed by Cambodian Space Project and musicians from Phare Ponleu Selpak
Film: Mark Eberle
Artistic Direction: Michael Laub
- Phare Ponleu Selpak Battambang 2013

Maybe Group Portrait
Michael Laub directing the final graduation performance of the Norwegian Theatre Academy
- Frederikstad, 2013
- Oslo, 2013

Versuchsperson Silke Grabinger 2.0
Portrait Series # 9: Silke
- ImPulsTanz, Vienna, International Dance Festival 2013
- Odeon Theatre, Vienna, 2013
- Posthof Linz, Großer Saal 2014

WORKSHOPS

- Summer University, Amsterdam, 1995
- TanzWerkstatt, Berlin, 1999
- Impulstanz, Vienna, 2002
- Tanz im August, Internationales Tanzfest Berlin, 2006
- Summer University, Mousonturm, Frankfurt, 2006
- HGKZ Zürich, Symposium, 2009
- Portrait Series / Dance Workshop (Michael Laub) & Video Workshop (Ebru Karaca), Le Phare, Battambang, Cambodia
- Master Theatre Practices ArtEZ Hogeschool Voor de Kunsten, Arnhem 2014

LECTURES

- NCPA National Centre of Performing Arts, Mumbai (with Marina Abramovic), 1999
- Expo Café, Hanover (with Marina Abramovic), 1999
- NCPA National Centre of Performing Arts, Mumbai, 2002
- Theater de Vorst, Tilburg, 2003
- Norwegian Theatre Academy, 2007
- Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Zürich, 2007
- performing europe meeting, Goldegg, 2009
- De Internationale Keuze van de Rotterdamse Schouwburg, (Portrait Series Video Lecture with Astrid Endruweit), 2009
- Retrospective Video Lecture Remix, Logen Teater, invited by bit teatergarasjen, Bergen 2010
- Retrospective Video Lecture Remix, Trondelag Theatre Trondheim, Norway ( with Astrid Endruweit), 2012
- Portrait Series Battambang, Work in Progress, Installment 1, Video Lecture Mix, Phare Ponleu Selpak, Battambang,   Cambodia, 2012
- Master Theatre Practices ArtEZ Hogeschool Voor de Kunsten, Arnhem 2014

MENTORING

- APAP Mentoring Programme Zagreb / Kortryk - Irena Curik 2013

GUESTPROFESSORSHIP

- University of Giessen, Wintersemester 2000/2001
- Freie Universität Berlin, Wintersemester 2006/2007
- Norwegian Theatre Academy, Fredrikstad, 2007
- Karlsruhe University of Art & Design, 2012
- Norwegian Theatre Academy, Frederikstad, 2013

CURATORSHIP

- Video Art Stockholm International Festival, 1985
- Zuercher Theater Spektakel 2003, 2004

RESIDENCIES

- DAAD, Berlin (2006/2007)
- Akademie der Künste, Berlin (2006/2007)
- Rotterdamse Schouwburg, 2007
- Rotterdamse Schouwburg, 2010