Jan-Philipp Possmann studied Theater- and Political-Sciences at Freie Universität Berlin. From 1999 to 2007 he directed and produced theater performances in Berlin. As dramaturg and producer, he has worked with international artists like Rimini Protokoll, Patrick Wengenroth, David Hermann and repeatedly with David Weber-Krebs.
From 2005 to 2007 he curated and directed the international performance festival Plateaux at Künstlerhaus Mousonturm in Frankfurt/Main. 2007/2008 he was the house dramaturg of Sophiensaele, Berlin. In 2007 and 2009 he was the festival dramaturg for Internationale Schillertage. Currently, he is a dramaturg at Nationaltheater Mannheim. In his research project, he collaborates with David Weber-Krebs.
Art Spaces and Residencies Summit is organised by Lokomotiva – Centre for New Initiatives in Arts and Culture in the framework of the yearly program “Contemporary culture and public policies” 2019, developed as part of the project “Program of Lokomotiva in Kino Kultura – project space for contemporary performing arts and contemporary culture” supported by the City of Skopje, Ministry of Culture of North Macedonia and Centar Municipality and Life Long Burning, programme line Performance situation room supported by Creative Europe.