NEWGENIX

Evita Galanou, born in Athens, studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna in Italy.

Thomas Wollenberger, born in Zurich, studied photography in Monterey and theatre and film at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.

Evita & Thomas live and work in Zurich.


Visual artists
Evita Galanou and Thomas Wollenberger

have been collaborating on art
projects and scenic video
projections (video design) for
opera, theater, music and dance
productions since 1999.
2017
Concept, Website and preparation phase for projects for the Werner Wollenberger Stiftung.
20162017
"MONDO MIO" La Lupa, Theater Stok, Zürich. 
Mit La Lupa, Hieronymus Schädler (Musik/Flöten).
Direction &
Video Design
MUSIC-THEATER


20162015
Working for the Werner Wollenberger Stiftung.
WERNER WOLLENBERGER STIFTUNG
2014
"ISNT NITS NITE" The Nits and guests,
a concert celebrating the Dutch band "The Nits" 40th anniversary.
Schauspielhaus Zürich, Pfauen. visit page
Video
Design
CONCERT
 


2013
"CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA" Mascagni,
Greek National Opera, Olympia Theater, Athens.
Video
Design
OPERA

2012
“100 Jahre Schweizer Grafik”
Museum für Gestaltung, (Eusi Chlii Stadt 2009) Zurich
Video
Design
GROUP
EXHIBITION
2012
2008
“Grösser als Zürich -
Kunst in Aussersihl”
Helmhaus, Zürich and
Kunsthaus Deutschvilla,
Austria 2012,
“Kult Zürich Ausser Sihl
- ein Schmelztiegel” Alte
Malzfabrik, Berlin 2011,
“Kult Zürich Ausser Sihl“
Galerie Baviera, Zürich
2008.
Art
Project
GROUP
EXHIBITION
2012
"ST42","La Lupa "Colori"", "S V f" video-documentations of an event, a performance, a social project. Zurich 2012-13.
Direction
VIDEO- DOCUMENTATION

2011
2010
“LES VÊPRES SICILIENNES“ Verdi,
direction Christof Loy,
De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam 2010,
Grand Théâtre de Genève 2011.
Video
Design
OPERA
2009
"EUSI CHLII STADT 2009"
Wollenberger (Werner), Moeckel, Weissert.
A visual concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Theater am Hechtplatz, Zurich.
A coproduction between the City of Zurich and the Werner Wollenberger Stiftung.
Direction
&
Video
Design
MUSIC-THEATER

WERNER WOLLENBERGER STIFTUNG
2009
“S'ISCH ALL" Big Zis
music-video direction Galanou/Wollenberger.
Direction
MUSIC VIDEO
2009
2006
“RHEINGOLD” Wagner,
direction Tankred Dorst,
Bayreuther Festspiele, Bayreuth
Video
Design
OPERA
2009
2008

“DIE BASSARIDEN” Henze,
dir. Christof Loy,
Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich.
Video
Design
OPERA
2008
“NEWGENICS“ Galanou/Wollenberger, Video-installation and Lenticular Prints, Galerie Baviera, Zurich.
Solo
Exhibition
ART
PROJECT
2008
“LEAR” Reimann,
direction Keith Warner, Oper Frankfurt.
Video
Design
OPERA
2008
Galanou/Wollenberger
Video-sequences
from „Tosca“ Bregenzer
Festspiele 2007, in the
James Bond film „QUANTUM
OF SOLACE” direction Marc
Forster.
Video
Design
OPERA
2008
2007
“TOSCA” Puccini,
direction Philipp Himmelmann, set Johannes Leiacker, Seebühne Bregenz, Bregenzer Festspiele, Bregenz.
Video-Design Galanou / Wollenberger & Ueli Nüesch (Camera).
Video
Design
OPERA
2007
“GIULIO CESARE” Händel,
direction Christof Loy,
Theater an der Wien, Vienna.
Video
Design
OPERA
2006
“DEATH IN VENICE” Britten,
dir. Keith Warner, Oper Frankfurt.
Video
Design
OPERA
2006
“EMPRESS OF INDIA” Carolan,
direction Garry Hynes,
Druid Theatre & Dublin Theatre Festival 2006.
Video
Design
THEATER
2004
"WOLLENBERGER ZUM ZWEITEN“ Matinee with Corin Curschellas, Vera Kappeler, César Keiser, Stephanie Glaser, Dodo Hug, Walter Roderer, Peter Weck and Big Zis, Schauspielhaus Zürich.
A Werner Wollenberger Stiftung Production.
Stage Production
WERNER WOLLENBERGER STIFTUNG
2003
"WOLLENBERGER BLEIBT!“ Matinee with Klaus Maria Brandauer, George Gruntz, Michael von der Heide, Ueli Jäggi, Helmut Lohner and Bettina Stucky, Schauspielhaus Zürich.
A Werner Wollenberger Stiftung Production.
Stage Production
WERNER WOLLENBERGER STIFTUNG
2003
"NEW BROTHER“ Galanou/Wollenberger
Video Installation,Toni Molkerei, Zürich.
Video Installation ART PROJECT
2002
“7 THEATER TRAILERS” Schauspielhaus Zürich:
"HOTEL ANGST" Christoph Marthaler & Ensemble
"CLAVIGO" Goethe, dir. Christian Pohle
"DREI SCHWESTERN" Tschechow, dir. Stefan Pucher.
"MENSCHSEIN MACHT MÜDE" Carigiet/Kienberger.
"KLINIK" Norén, dir. Falk Richter.
"STÜTZEN DER GESELLSCHAFT" Ibsen,
dir. Andreas Kriegenburg
"WINTER" Fosse, dir. Jossi Wieler.
Video- Documentation
SCHAUSPIELHAUS
ZÜRICH
PRODUCTIONS
2001
"TIME ROCKER" Wilson, Reed, Pinckney
Music-video from the "Time Rocker" rehearsals and show by Thomas Wollenberger, a present to Lou Reed, unpublished.

Direction
MUSIC-
VIDEO
2001
“HERZAUSREISSEN” Stache,
direction Thomas Stache, Tanztheater,
Schauspielhaus Zürich.
Video
Design
DANCE/
THEATER
2001
“ÜBERSCHRITTEN" Chait,
choreography Daniel Chait, music Martin Schütz, video Thomas Wollenberger,
Monolog Festival 2001, Schauspielhaus Zürich. 
Video
Design
DANCE
2001
“LULU” Berg,
direction Sven-Eric Bechtolf, Oper Zürich.
Video Design
OPERA
2000
1990
Thomas Wollenberger
video-documented Robert
Wilson's following
productions (10 years):

“DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN“
Wagner,
direction Robert Wilson,
Opernhaus Zürich
1999-2000.

"TIME ROCKER" Wilson,
Reed, Pinckney,
direction Robert Wilson,
Thalia Theater Hamburg
1996.

"ERWARTUNG" Schönberg, & 
"HERZOG BLAUBART“ Bartok,
direction Robert Wilson,
Salzburger Festspiele
1995.

“ALICE" Robert Wilson,
Tom Waits, Paul Schmidt.
Thalia Theater Hamburg
1993.

“MONTEVERDI“ Workshop
direction Robert Wilson,
La Scala Milan 1993.

“LOHENGRIN“ Wagner,
direction Robert Wilson,
Opernhaus Zürich, 1990.

and several workshops at
the Watermill Center,
Long Island.
Video- Documentation
ROBERT WILSON PRODUCTIONS
2000
1986
Evita Galanou Solo
Exhibitions:
1999 "OPEN ATELIER",
Athens.
1994 “5 YEARS“ Paintings,
Mangos Studios, Athens

Evita Galanou Group
Exhibitions:
1996-2000 Evita Galanou
Permanent Exhibition
“KINETICS“ Art Jewellery,
Ileana Tounda
Contemporary Art Center,
Athens.

1997/98 “LABYRINTHS“
Sculptures and "KINETICS“
Art Jewellery at TinT
Gallery, Thessaloniki.

1986 Partecipation with
the Accademia di Belle
Arti di Bologna, Arte
Fiera Bologna.
Art Projects
SOLO/GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1992
1984
Thomas Wollenberger
worked as assistant
director, production
assistant and still
photographer for the
films (among others):
1987 “Jenatsch” direction
Daniel Schmid,
1992 “Hors Saison”
direction Daniel Schmid, 
1989 “Der Berg” direction
Markus Imhof.
Assistant-
Director/
Production

Still Photographer

FILM
VIDEO DESIGN ART PROJECTS MUSIC VIDEOS DOCUMENTATIONS
 
CONTACT:


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CH-8049, Zurich
+41 79 604 11 33t
"NEWGENIX"........         Art Project
"NEWGENIX"........ Art Project

2014-2001 A cloning experiment, digital, studies for a creature, Interactive "Living" Paintings and Lenticular Prints.

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"CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA"  Projections
"CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA" Projections

Mascagni, 2013 Greek National Opera, Olympia Theater, Athens, Greece.

PROJECTS
(Selection)
"TOSCA" BREGENZ Video-Design
"TOSCA" BREGENZ Video-Design

Puccini "Tosca", 2008-2007, Seebuehne Bregenzer Festspiele, Bregenz, Austria. Direction Philipp Himmelmann. Set Johannes Leiacker. Video-design in collaboration with Ueli Nuesch (camera). Video displayed on 144qm LED wall and projected (last scene).

Press Review | Variety | 03.08.2007 
by Larry L. Lash:
"The stagecraft and video are truly
extraordinary,..."
 
BIG ZIS "S'ISCH ALL"  Music Video
BIG ZIS "S'ISCH ALL" Music Video

2009, "S' isch All" Big Zis from the Album "Und jetz ... was haet das mit mir z tue?". Lyrics & Vocals: Big Zis. Video directed & produced: Evita Galanou & Thomas Wollenberger. Music, Production, Keyboards, Guitars, Bass: Valentino Tomasi & Marton di Katz. Trombones: Michael Flury Drums: Julian Sartorius

"EUSI CHLII STADT 2009" Visual Concert
"EUSI CHLII STADT 2009" Visual Concert

Wollenberger (Werner), Moeckel, Weissert. A visual concert celebrating the Theater am Hechtplatz 50th anniversary, Zurich. Created by Galanou & Wollenberger, Big Zis, Sabina Leone, Vera Kappeler, Marton di Katz, Domenico Ferrari, Valentino Tomasi, Claudio Strueby. Video collaboration with Roman Beranek and Jonas Staub.

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