Felix Ruckert is a dancer, choreographer, and conceptual artist.
He worked as a dancer with several renowned European companies (amongst them Pina Bausch and Mathilde Monnier), before concentrating on choreography and conceptual work. His experimental dance pieces and installations, his participatory work, but also his choreographies for ballet companies earned him an international reputation as an innovative contemporary choreographer.
For 40 years he has been interested in all sort of body practices. He studied ballet, modern and contemporary dance, Improvisation, Feldenkrais, Yoga, Chi Kung, Tantra, Kyudo and much more. He is also a master of Kinbaku – Japanese rope bondage. For the last twenty years he has been involved in a practical and theoretical investigation of BDSM (Bondage&Discipline/ Dominance&Submisson/ Sadism&Masochism) and explores connections between BDSM techniques and artistic practices developing an art and philosophy of sensual communication.
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