Text Neck


The digital world has become part of our daily life – and has necessarily changed it. Not only that we walk through cities with a spellbound stare onto our smart phones and alter our physiognomy: „text neck“ has become a new symptom. How do human beings change and develop – and how are they optimized – in the context of a digital and technological society? The internet’s root network offers us all freedoms; we playfully create new identities and realities, expand into the ever-present and multi-dimensional and still require our real bodies in order to operate the equipment. Acceleration and multi-tasking characterize these changings; they offer us inspiration for choreographic research. Together with the dancers, the musicians of 48nord move electroacoustically on the playground of infinite digital possibilities and transpose them into three-dimensional sensual perception.

Idea / Concept: Moritz Ostruschnjak
Choreography: Moritz Ostruschnjak, Daniela Bendini
Performance / Creation: Anna Fontanet, Alexis Jestin, Isaac Spencer
Live-Electronic / Music: 48nord
Lightdesign: Tanja Rühl
Sound: Paolo Mariangeli
Costumes: Renate Ostruschnjak
Management: Hannah Melder

A project by Moritz Ostruschnjak in coproduction with Schwere Reiter MUSIK and in cooperation with schwere reiter tanz. The produkcion is supported by the Bureau of Cultural Affairs Department of the State Capital City of Munich and by BLZT, Bavarian State Association for Contemporary Dance, with funding from the Bavarian State Ministry for education and culture, science and art. Moritz Ostruschnjak is a member of Tanztendenz München.