Born 1975 in Salzburg, Austria Lives in Vienna and works locally and internationally

Philipp Gehmacher is a choreographer, dancer and visual artist whose works on gesture, space and touch have featured in numerous festivals and venues around the world. He has collaborated across art forms, most importantly with the choreographer Meg Stuart. Gehmacher initiated the lecture performance series walk+talk and is currently focusing on objects and sculpture. He received the renowned Jerwood Choreography Award and the Austrian Advancement Award for Dance from the BMUKK.