CALVIN KLEIN was founded in 2011 by Alexander Coggin, Michael Norton and Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor. The three performers participate in various mediums within an art context. Having come together under the umbrella of theater, they engage in a performance arena in order to examine the possibilities of limitless collaboration. Their work combines devised theater, movement, visual art, music and sound.
As a multi-disciplinary performance group, CALVIN KLEIN challenges themselves to make site-specific performance creating parameters that adapt to each piece. The theme of over-saturation is ever present is their work.
Their series, the rapture will be televised
, has been shown at the Hebbel Am Ufer Berlin, the English Theater Berlin and curated at Kunstfabrik Berlin in collaboration with AUNTS IS DANCE(NYC), at Basso Berlin in collaboration with Jeremy Wade’s Creature Feature and at ROCKELMANN & Gallery Berlin in their INTRODUCTION group show. They presented the last episode at Sophiensaele Berlin in January 2014 as part of TANZTAGE Festival. The digital short, Quick Quick Real Quick, created in 2014 at Berlin's historic landmark Teufelsberg was shown at two film festivals in Argentina in 2015 and continues to tour. Their current show, High Maintenance premiered at Sophiensaele Berlin in October 2015 as part of the EVERY STEP YOU TAKE festival.
CALVIN KLEIN wurde 2011 von Alexander Coggin, Michael Burditt Norton und Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor gegründet. Calvin Klein kombiniert Theater, Bewegung, Musik und Sound, um eine visuell stimulierende Hüpfburg zu erschaffen. Ihre Arbeit wurde in Zusammenarbeit mit und durch Auntsisdance (NYC), ETB, Jeremy Wade's Creature Feature, The ROCKELMANN & gallery und das 100° Festival im HAU Hebbel Am Ufer präsentiert.