Rosa Wernecke

Rosa Wernecke studied Applied Theatre Studies in Gießen and Media Arts in Cologne. She is a co-founder of the feminist performance and media collective Swoosh Lieu, with whom she regularly produces performances and installations at Künstlerhaus Mousonturm. Her works have been invited e.g. to the German Dance Platform, the Stückemarkt of the Berlin Theatertreffen, the Impulse Festival Cologne and the Festival Politik im freien Theater. She is also a co-founder of the network gefährliche arbeit for queer-feminist FLINT* theatre workers, who apply an artistic understanding of their material to the technical trades of theatre. As a light and video artist, she works in the field of performance, dance and new music with artists such as Heinrich Horwitz, Sarah Nemtsov, Rose Beermann, Simone Dede Ayivi. In 2018 she received a postgraduate “Artistic Research” scholarship from the Hessian Theatre Academy and was artist-in-residence at the Villa Kamogawa of the Goethe-Institut Kyoto Japan. In 2021, she is part of the artist exchange programme Home-Frankfurt-Tel Aviv and recipient of a scholarship from the Tarabya Cultural Academy in Istanbul.