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Mady Piesold

Mady Piesold

Mady Piesold, born 1979 in Riesa, Germany,
lives and works in Berlin.


since 2008 Study of Fine Arts and Educational Science at the art academy “UdK”, Berlin
2007 Degree in stage set and costume design
2001 - 2007 Study of stage set and costume design at the art academy Berlin-Weißensee
2004 - 2005 Semester abroad in Barcelona/ Spain
realisation of the animation movie "Tisolski", paintings in the context of the theme "Body of a City"
2000 - 2003 Internship and assistence at theater and film productions, for example at “theater 89“, Berlin, productions "Maienschlager" and "Gnadenlos" (stage set/costumes: Anne-Kathrin Hendel, direction: Hans-Joachim Frank);
Internship at the film production “nfp“ in the field of scene design in the productions "Jonathans Liebe" (direction: Zoltan Spirandelli) and "Dr. Sommerfeld - am Rande des Nervenzusammenbruchs" (direction: Bettina Woernle, scenography: Susanne Dieringer)
2000 – 2001 Education in costume design in the “Berufsfortbildungswerk“, Berlin
1999 – 2003 Study stay in USA, India, Canada;
Cooperation with the theater group "mortal coil" in the field of scenography and creating puppets.
1997 – 1998 Working with children (age of 6 - 12)in the fields of fine arts,
youth center “U-Punkt” in Riesa

Projects and exhibitions

2007 – 2008 Scenography of he play “Kalina Krasnia“ (direction: Hans – Joachim Frank), concentration on the theme „Prison“
2007 Stage set and costumes for the theater project "göttliche samen. der flug!"
theater with disabled people
(direction: Franziska Naumann, Andreas Uehlein)
ab 2006 Care for and work with physically disabled people  
at “Diakonie Bethel” in Berlin
2005 Exhibition of paintings and presentation of the performance "Stadtkörper",
Kulturzentrum tivoli e.V.
2004 Stage set and costumes for “Die Geschichte vom Soldaten“
Cooperation with the “Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler“ (direction: Reyna Bruns);
  Scenography for "Extremities" at the „Theater zerbrochene Fenster”
2002 Exhibition of paintings "Flugbilder" in “slomo e.V”


2007 "Der Palast", animation film with puppets
2007 presentation in the “theater 89“ Berlin;
2008 presentation in the context of the scenographic exhibition
"Bild und Szene" in Meiningen
2005 "Tisolski", animation film with puppets and cartoons. Presentation at “Tivoli e. V.“ and in the cinema  “Lichtblick“ in Berlin
2004 „Mein blaues Klavier“, a poetical movie adaption of the poem of Else – Laske Schueler

Contribution to festivals

2008 Festival international du film d`Amiens
  “Eulenspiegeleien“ in Berlin (3rd award of the jury)

Festival of Short Films in Oberschöneweide in Berlin


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