Berno Odo Polzer
Artistic Director MaerzMusik
Berno Odo Polzer is a curator, dramaturge and researcher in the fields of contemporary music, sound-related art and performance. His interdisciplinary practice combines artistic, theory-related, dramaturgical and curatorial approaches. As a curator he has been developing interdisciplinary formats and projects relating to contemporary music, political theory, architecture, media history, neuroscience, dance and performance as well as visual arts, working with institutions such as Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Kaaitheater Brussels, Tanzquartier Wien, World Venice Forum, steirischer herbst, Wiener Konzerthaus, Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik and Alte Oper Frankfurt. From 2000 to 2006 he was curator, and from 2007 to 2009 Artistic Director of the international contemporary music festival Wien Modern.