Mediale, experimentelle und interdisziplinäre Formen der Sprachkunst

Tanja Ostojic
Language Arts, Language Arts
2022S, Vorlesung und Übungen (VU), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S04177


Seminar on Improvisation and Performance


Spoken Word & movement

Spoken Word & stillness

Spoken Word & repetition

Spoken Word & rhythm

Spoken Word & object

Spoken Word & improvised sound, voice, unconventional sound

Spoken Word & written word (visualization of the text)

Spoken Word & colour




Improvisation in a group


Playing with words & sounds

Playing with words & sounds, movements & objects

                  wherein solo & ensemble are combined




Working in the nature, in a park or on the river bank

Working in the urban spaces,

                  in a side street

                  in a semi public or public square


Languages of the seminar: English and German

Please bring comfortable clothes and a mat.


Recommended reading:

Mis(s)placed Women? (2009-22) project blog: <>

PLAYING UP GENDER, Fundus Theater of Research, Hamburg <>

PLAYING UP, Sibylle Peters, Live Art Development Agency, London, 2016.

Lexicon of Tanjas Ostojic, Live Art Development Agency, London, 2018.

At the Pond: Swimming at the Hampstead LadiesPond, Deborah Moggach, Daunt Books Publishing, 2019.

The Analysis of Performance Art , Anthony Howell, Routledge, London, 2000.



Examination Modalities

Attention, active participation, presence.

Conception and completion of a short performance.

Writing of a performance score (performance instructions).

Key Words

Spoken Word, movement, Improvisation, Improvisation und Performance, gender, diversity, Wort und Klang, art in public space, performance


07 March 2022, 14:00–18:00 Seminar Room 6
08 March 2022, 10:00–14:00 Seminar Room 9
04 April 2022, 14:00–18:00 Seminar Room Language Arts
05 April 2022, 10:00–14:00 Seminar Room Language Arts
02 May 2022, 14:00–18:00 Seminar Room Language Arts
03 May 2022, 10:00–14:00 Seminar Room Language Arts

Course Enrolment

From 29 January 2022, 09:00 to 22 February 2022, 23:59
Via online registration

co-registration: possible

Individual courses: possible