Shibari class September

September 13th, 2022

The course Beginner with Previous Experience is directed at learning the basics of Shibari/Kinbaku technique. We start systematically with efficient handling of body, rope, and safety principles (knots, wrapping and friction). The material contains a wide range of harnesses for floor work. Understanding restriction from the models perspective, and the complex skill set of the rigger, to create erotic phantasies or a meditative tie.

– Please bring soft clothes and ropes if you have.
– It’s a drop in class (you don’t need to register before hand, but send me a short message that you join a few days before)
– If possible I suggest regular practice/participation at the beginning to create a solid technical base.
– You can register alone or with a partner. If you come alone you can pair up with each other, and in case there is an odd number of people we make one trio. If that‘s fine for you it‘ll work out :)
– Regarding the Corona-situation make sure you are testet and/or vaccinated and wear a mask (3G), thanks!!
– Costs 30 Euro per person (in cash or via paypal after the class).

Mail: workshops(at)dasniyasommer(dot)de / FB: haussommer / Insta: Kinbaku Haus / WA: +49-174-393 70 49

Date: Tuesday September 13th
Hours: 19-21.30h
Costs: 30 Euro per person (max. four couples)

Uferhallen Kulturwerkstatt – Wedding Uferstrasse 8,13357 Berlin. Entrance B6
Call this number in case the door is locked: +49-174- 3937049
Map here

Shibari Class July

July 19th, 2022

Because of a Corona infection the workshop will be postponed by one week to Tuesday July 26th!!

The course Beginner with Previous Experience is directed at learning the basics of Shibari/Kinbaku technique. We start systematically with efficient handling of body, rope, and safety principles (knots, wrapping and friction). The material contains a wide range of harnesses for floor work. Understanding restriction from the models perspective, and the complex skill set of the rigger, to create erotic phantasies or a meditative tie.

Workshop: Die Shibari Experience (Hamburg)

Dienstag 21. Juni 2022

Während ihrer Fleetstreet Residenz bietet Dasniya Sommer einen offenen Shibari/ Bondage Workshop für interessierte Einsteiger* innen an. In dem zweistündigen Kurs werden technische Grundlagen vorgestellt und miteinander ausprobiert. Im Fokus stehen erste Erfahrung mit den Seilen, ein effizientes body-handling, Sicherheitsprinzipien wie Reibung und Seilspannung und intuitive Kommunikation.
Darauf aufbauend werden gemeinsam klassische Ober- und Unterkörper-Harnesse erstellt. Gemeinsam reflektiert die Gruppe die emotionale Ebene des Shibar, lernt Rollenspielvarianten (von dominant bis submissiv) kennen und bespricht die Rolle der inneren Haltung innerhalb eines zu schaffenden emotionalen Schutzraums.
Seit über zehn Jahren praktiziert und unterrichtet Dasniya Sommer Shibari/Bondage Workshops u.a. beim ImPulsTanz Festival Wien, im Queer Art Studio Berlin oder an der Kunsthochschule Braunschweig. Technisch ist sie sowohl mit dem fesselnden als auch dem Part des gefesselt Werdens vertraut und vermittelt beide Perspektiven aus ihrer langjährigen Erfahrung sowohl als sogenannte Rigger*in und als Bondage Model.

Datum: Dienstag 21. Juni 2022 Zeit: 18-20 Uhr
Gebühr: 20€ p.P.
Wo: Admiralitätsstr. 71,
20459 Hamburg
Fragen und Anmeldung unter: workshops(at)dasniyasommer.de

Shibari Classes

Dear Shibaristas,
super nice seeing some of you and tying together again!

There are three dates in October, please check that the first and last date we will start one hour later:

Tue 12.10. at 7pm
Tue 19.10. at 6pm

Tue 26.10. at 7pm

As befor, pls bring a mask and register only with partner +

vaccinated/tested.

And, as some of you don’t know yet, because of Covid I keep the group at max. 3 couples and therefore take 30€ p.p. It also created a nice atmosphere and more space for everyone. Much hoping this works for you, many thanks!

‘Creamcake’ is coming up

Looking much forward to start rehearsing with Gestalta for a show at Creamcake’s 3HD Festival.

Neoliberal digital society is permeated by power and violence. These structures and dynamics required to survive in capital-oriented societies can be counter-read in abstract form with sadomasochistic practices. Now in it’s seventh edition, Creamcake’s 3hd Festival approaches the transgressive phenomenon of contemporary BDSM, kink and its varieties of exercises in force and control through art, music, performance and film. This year’s “Power Play”—running from October 2 to 10, and happening at various venues across Berlin and on the internet—considers the perception of a sexuality that defines itself as ‘play’. That is specifically in relation to notions of dominance and submission as socially-negotiable within sadomasochistic cultural techniques.

Thank You For Your Effort..

Preparing ropes for the overture of Liz Rosenfeld’s and Rodrigo Garcia Alves’ current project at Sophiensaele.

DANCE/PERFORMANCE
This hospice is a dune, a neighborhood, an ocean, a meal, a club, an orgy, a cinema, a cruising ground, a long flight, and a lifelong embrace. This hospice is us, them, ours, no ones and yours. This hospice is unknown, and will continue to change.

In their first duet for the stage, Rodrigo Garcia Alves and Liz Rosenfeld explore their desire to understand and create their future hospice together. For this, they drag objects, stories, projections, fantasies, and experiments crafting future worlds for each other through experimental dance, text and video practices. Hailing from Brazil and the United States, Rodrigo Garcia Alves and Liz Rosenfeld met in Berlin almost a decade ago, and began to collaborate in their desires, experiences and stories connected to a queer position on death, dying, end-of-life care. What are the possibilities during this period of life regarding support for queer kin and families who are not related? How do we want to be seen and perceived in this vulnerable phase of life?
Together, they expanded these questions and met with different kinds of artistic practitioners who work with death in both pragmatic and creative ways: a palliative doctor, a death doula, a choir director, a bondage expert and a tattoo healer, among others. From these conversations Rodrigo Garcia Alves und Liz Rosenfeld have built their current hospice, this duet for the present.

PERFORMERS, CONCEPT AND DIRECTION
Liz Rosenfeld & Rodrigo Garcia Alves ORIGINAL MUSIC Colin Self LIGHT DESIGN Catalina Fernández COSTUMES AND SET DESIGN Cardo Matos DRAMATURGY Season Butler ARTISTIC ADVISORY Valerie Renay PROP-MAKING Clarisse Canela SEAMSTRESS Dores Maués ARTISTIC ASSISTANCE An*dre Neely BONDAGE EXPERT Dasniya Sommer ARTISTIC SUPPORT/ HOSPICE DOCTOR Christian Küllmei ARTISTIC SUPPORT/PRODUCTION Maicyra Leão VIDEOGRAPHERS TINT Collective PRODUCER Joseph Wegmann

Shibari Classes

Dear Shibari- and rope friends!
Currently there are still no group classes taking place in my studio.
I can offer private classes for people who are vaccinated and can come with a partner. If you are interested, please email me for more details at workshops(at)dasniyasommer.de.

Foto: Tryouts at Ballhaus Ost during TakeCareResidenzen

Parsifal

(Sadly) another project cancelled:
without the pandemic we would now be in Brussels for the ten year anniversary of Romeo Castellucci’s Parsifal, at De Munt/La Monnaie Opera. A mammut staging with  intricate mass scenes, the highest and greenest forrest in opera history and flying flowergirls in act II.
Reviving and choreographing ropes for such a special production, with a beloved bondage crew, would have been a fun challenge after ten years.

DE MUNT / LA MONNAIE

PARSIFAL Premiere: 27.01.2011
Direction musicale: Hartmut Haenchen
Mis en scne, Decor, DŽcors et Costumes / Kostuums, ƒclairages / Belichting: Romeo Castellucci
Video: Apparati Effimeri
Choreography: Cindy Van Acker
Shibari Art: Dasniya Sommer
Photo shows: To—mas T—omasson, Frances d’ Ath, Gala Moody, Dasniya Sommer