We would like to thank all participants of Body Hegemonies 2017 for their cooperation on the project and throughout the writing of this article:


The performance participants: Iani, Ciraj, Kelvin, Monica, Fabian, Michael

The video conference partners: Gunnar, Dierk, Lea, Paschal, Kris, Sari

The guest lecturers: Devleena and Jules

The host of the panel discussion: Ulrike 


We would also like to thank Matthias Aures, the cameraman for the performance/symposium, Matthias Meurer our dedicated cameraman, performance video editor and technical handyman, Amin Niazy for offering technical assistance during the performance, Adrian Silvestri for design and branding, Feruze Kalaci, Olivia Goroncy and the team of helpers for their hard work and assistance leading up to and during the project and performance /symposium.

All photographic images presented in this publication are courtesy of Michael Lazar and were taken from the rehearsal process, the performance and from his personal photographic archive.


We are grateful to the four anonymous reviewers of this work and editorial team at JAR who provided constructive comments and helped to improve this manuscript especially Michael Schwab for his hard work in helping us format our vision.


This work would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors listed below. 


Finally, we would like to thank you, the reader, for coming along on this journey with us. We hope you found it enjoyable and enlightening.