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New York 2018 ISPA Congress - Jochen Sandig
New York 2018 ISPA Congress
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Jochen Sandig

Session 2 | A Balancing Act: Art and Commerce
Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Jochen Sandig | Speaker

Radialsystem (Germany)

Jochen Sandig is a cultural entrepreneur and co-founder / director of 4 interdisciplinary art institutions in Berlin: Tacheles (1990), Sasha Waltz & Guests (1993), Sophiensæle (1996) and Radialsystem V (2006). Jochen Sandig entered the scene of Berlin as an urban pioneer right after the fall of the wall in 1990. He became the co-founder and chairman of the legendary Tacheles, an iconic centre for the arts situated in an abandoned department house in the heart of former Berlin East. In 1993 he met his wife - the German choreographer Sasha Waltz and founded with her the international dance company Sasha Waltz & Guests which will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2018. In 2006 he founded Radialsystem V as a space for arts and ideas together with Folkert Uhde. In 2020 Jochen Sandig will become the new executive and artistic director of the renowned Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele. Jochen Sandig is married with Sasha Waltz and the father of László (20) and Sophia (15).

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