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LIA Mirabell Talks (Film)

The four-part film series from March 2021 documents walk talks in Salzburg’s Mirabellpark. Reason for the talks: the book publication by Karin Mairitsch from September 2020: Helmi Vent – Lab Inter Arts. Insights into the Performance Lab „Hätte Hätte Fahrradkette“ [shoulda woulda coulda]

Hätte Hätte Fahrradkette [shoulda woulda coulda] – A Performance Lab (Film)

The film “Hätte Hätte Fahrradkette [shoulda woulda coulda] – A Performance Lab” documents the process of the Lab Inter Arts project of the same name with students from different fields of study at the Paris-Lodron University Salzburg and the Mozarteum University Salzburg in the winter semester 2015-16.

Performance Studio. An AV-Documented Experimental Platform

A Lab Inter Arts Project on the focus area “Science&Art”, University of Salzburg and Mozarteum University Salzburg, featuring a summary of lab excerpts in the film “Hätte Hätte Fahrradkette. A Performance Lab” (see Trailer).

Next Door – Between Life Art and "Leberkas" (Film)

The film "Next Door", edited 2014, documents the socio-cultural project "Life Artists – Life Art" from the academic year 2012-13 in Salzburg. The focus is on encounters between people on their various stages of life on site. Focus of the encounters: Swap and exchange with creative means.

Life Artists – Life Art

A project to facilitate encounters with “Lebenskünstler” (life artists). The stages upon which these artists live their lives offer opportunities to take part in joint projects on location. Salzburg 2012-13.

30 Years – Where Would We End Up?

Double-Event: An Anniversary Film commemorating thirty years of Helmi Vent’s workshop projects and Helmi Vent’s Retirement Party, May 17, 2013

Performative Self-Portraits Part II

Laboratory Development in the Summer Semester 2012: From "protrahere" (Latin: "to drag forward") to a "portrait" with performative means

REP & RIP – REPertoire & Repertoire In Process

A vocal theater project in Manado (North Sulawesi, Indonesien), February 10-29, 2012. A collaboration project with the Manado State University Choir, MSUC (Indonesien); Dr. André de Quadros (USA) und Helmi Vent (Germany/Austria)

ConCom India Part III – 2011

The film documentary about the second part of the intercultural project work in India will be cause for joint reflections (September 2011) on the previous laboratory attempts in Goa and Mumbai (2009 and 2010)

Performative Self-Portraits Part I

Laboratory Development in the Winter Semester 2011-12: From "protrahere" (Latin: "to drag forward") to a "portrait" with performative means

Lisa Sokolov, New York: Embodied VoiceWork

A guest course about Embodying the Voice with Lisa Sokolov for students of LIA – Lab Inter Arts, Salzburg

Film Documents II: City Walks Mumbai 2010

Presentation of a documentary film on the ConCom-Project: City Walks Mumbai 2010


A project carried out in cooperation between LIA – Lab Inter Arts, University Mozarteum, the  Paris Lodron University of Salzburg and the course of studies MultiMediaArt (MMA) of the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, fall 2010

ConCom City Walks Mumbai 2010

An intercultural encounter and performance project with partners from Mumbai (India) and the Lab Inter Arts, Salzburg (Austria), September 2010

Film Documents I: Between Hurdy-Gurdy and Red Cabbage

Presentation of film excerpts for discussion, May 2010

ConCom Goa 2009

An intercultural encounter- and performance project in Panaji, Goa (India) with students from India and Austria, December 2009

Basement Theater

A series of explorations in basement spaces, March – July 2009
LIA – Lab Inter Arts, University Mozarteum Salzburg

Between Schranne and Mirabell

Outdoor laboratory works in the neighbourhood of Mirabellplatz in Salzburg. April 2008 – October 2009
LIA – Lab Inter Arts and interested parties from the Salzburg environment

Postludium – An Afterplay

Action commentary on the transfer of the university parish priest Andreas M. Jakober, July 2008
Front steps of the Salzburg University Church
Helmi Vent in cooperation with the cultural association "K. – Junge Kultur Salzburg"

"Sing to the Lord a New Song"

A scenic questioning of doctrines and traditions. Salzburg University Church, June 2007
DanceMusicTheater Laboratory and university parish priest and rector of Salzburg University Church Andreas M. Jakober

Performative Arts – Audio-Visual

Film chapters from the sound research project “Songs of(f) Stage”
By the open day 14 Oct. 2006
In the framework of the grand opening of the Salzburg Mozarteum’s new building on Mirabellplatz

Pezzettino – Facets of Identity

Short Films 2005: Splitters of one’s own identity in personal and interpersonal patchwork fabrics

Strings in Conversation

An experimental music theater project for string players, led by Helmi Vent in the context of her guest teaching at the "College of Music and Dance", Ulanbaatar (Mongolia), September 1–13, 2006


Intermezzi to the conference "Mensch und Musik" (Man and Music), University Mozarteum Salzburg, in cooperation with the ORF Landesstudio Salzburg (Salzburg regional Studio of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation), March 2002
With instructors and students of the University Mozarteum and guest soloists

"I walked along ..."

A SpaceSoundBodyTheater in the context of the international and interdisciplinary symposium "Musik und Humanität" (Music and Humanity) – Frankfurt, November–December 2001

In Endless Halls

SpaceSoundBodyTheater for the opening of the conference "Neue Musik in Szene" (New Music on the Scene)
Frankfurt, Oct./Nov. 2000
A cooperation project between Universities in Salzburg (Austria) and Frankfurt (Germany)

Songs of(f) Stage

Dedicated to Mauricio Kagel
A sound research project for the opening of the "22nd International Festival of Contemporary Music – ASPEKTE Salzburg", May 1998
DanceMusicTheaterLaboratory and VoiceArtist Lauren Newton

"Will you Play your Hurdy-Gurdy to my Songs?"

A scenic questioning on the subject of the so-called 'self' and 'other', based on the concluding question of the poetry and lieder cycle "Winterreise" by Wilhelm Müller and Franz Schubert
Salzburg (Austria), April 1995; Melbourne (Australia), July 1995; Cape Town (South Africa), July 1997


Festive project to start off the academic year 1994-1995, based on compositional ideas by John Cage
Department of Music and Dance Education, Orff-Institute, University Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria), 1994

Table Talks

A piece with people at tables with hard edges and corners
DanceMusicTheater Laboratory. Salzburg and Linz (Austria), 1992

"The Unanswered Question"

A Performance project based on the music of the same name by Charles Ives as a leitmotif
DanceMusicLaboratory, Salzburg (Austria) and Bochum (Germany) 1990

"Where are you, Adam?"

A performance contribution to the environmental debate
DanceMusicLaboratory, University Mozarteum Salzburg
Salzburg (Austria) and Enschede (Netherlands) 1989

"Art is when ..."

"D… d… does anyone here know anything about art?"
DanceMusicLaboratory, University Mozarteum Salzburg
Salzburg (Austria), Köln and München (Germany) 1987

"Please Take a Seat"

A piece to illuminate positions
DanceMusicLaboratory, University Mozarteum Salzburg
Salzburg (Austria), Köln and München (Germany) 1985 and 1987

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