We, the Akademie der Künste der Welt (Academy of the Arts of the World, ADKDW), DEMASK Kollektiv and Integrationshaus e.V., are happy to announce the first artist for the Participatory Residency Program, Elle Fierce! We are very much looking forward to our work together in the timeframe of September 2021 to February 2022 and will keep you updated in the next weeks.

Elle Fierce (they/them) is a Trans Non-Binary, British born Jamaican-Irish artist and activist, currently based in Germany. They are classically trained in ballet and modern dance, and have performed on stages around the world, particularly in the UK and most recently as a Soloist at Oper Leipzig. Now a freelance artist, with a multi disciplinary approach to performance, combining their activism and life experience as a black trans body to create provocative, yet honest work.