Yana Thönnes

Born in 1988. Studied medicine and theatre directing in Hamburg before graduating in philosophy and cultural studies at the University of Witten/Herdecke with a study on performance art in Ukraine. She assisted for productions by Gintersdorfer/Klaßen, Robert Borgmann, Bernhard Mikeska and Public Movement. In 2014 she worked on the one-to-one performance „Das Haus“ („The House“) with Rast/Mikeska and is memeber of The Agency that received the audience award of the 100° Festival Berlin 2015 together with the agency ASMR yourself. As a result ASMR yourself offered Live-ASMR-Treatments at the HAU, the Akademie der Künste Berlin and at the Pact Zollverein. Her most recent project „Testogel“ is closely connected to the readings of texts by Beatriz Preciado.