Chris Ziegler is a director and digital artist in the field of new media, scenography and the performing arts.
Currently he is Assitant Professor at Arizona State University (ASU), Associate Artist at ZKM Karlsruhe and Researcher at the International Choreographic Center in Amsterdam (ICKAmsterdam).
He began 1994 working dance, music theater and new media projects for Frankfurt Ballett, Goethe Institute and others, creating interactive film installations, multimedia performances and scenographic works, that are presented internationally.
2007 he organized the first DanceMedia Summer Academy at the Artfestival in Weimar, Germany. As a member of the EU‘s Dance Apprentices Network Across Europe D.A.N.C.E. he worked for Europe‘s leading choreographers Frédéric Flamand, William Forsythe, Wayne McGregor and Angelin Preljocaj.
2001 he received the „Young Art and New Media Award“ in Munich, a Performing Arts Award from the Endowment of the Arts Baden-Württemberg 2004 and was Nominee for the Monaco Dance Forum Award 2006. He won several Design Awards, the I.D. Magazine Design Bronze Award 2000 and Silver Award 2001, the New York's New Voices New Visions Award 1996, handed over by Laurie Anderson…