Jared Gradinger is performer, creator and curator based in Berlin since 2002. He is a founding member of Constanza Macras/Dorky Park with whom he has created such pieces as Mir 3, Back to the Present, Scratch, Big in Bombay, I'm Not The Only One, Brickland and others. His latest work was in collaboration with Jeremy Wade for the solo There is no end to more commissioned by the Japan Society. In 2008, he created the piece 'Private Dancer' in the City Theater of Reykjavik in collaboration with Panic Productions. He has an on going relationship with Pictoplasma (Contemporary Character Design) for whom he has staged and choreographed 'Get into Character' in the Haus Der Berliner Festspiele in 2006, created a workshop for the Comic Meets Character Festival in the Thalia Theater in Halle, and a duet with Angela Schubot/TwoFish for the Pictopia Festival in the Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt called 'What they are instead of'. In 2008, he began a collaboration with Les Grandes Traversees in Bordeaux, France where he curated a 48 hour festival of contemporary art for the New Year called 'How Do You Are'. The festival was a gathering of over 60 international artists of all mediums and was presented in the CAPC, Base Sous Marine and Gallery Cortex Athletico. In July of 2009, he launched the second part of the festival entitled 'How Do You Are Beach' in Royan, France and its neighboring towns, and the third part 'How Do You Are: There Goes The Neighborhood', a parkour of of commissioned site-specific work in Bordeaux, December, 2009.
Jared has worked with artists such as John Zorn, Hanayo, Nir De Volff/ Total Brutal, Ami Garmon, Discoteka Flaming Star, Jill Emerson, Rahel Savoldelli, Meg Stuart, Jeremy Wade and Mark Levine. His video work has been presented in Canada, Israel, South Korea, Iceland and throughout Europe.