Int'l High-Rise Award

In November 2008, Talal Al-Muhanna curated and produced the artistic performance program for the 3rd International High Rise Award held in the Paulskirche in the city of Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

The performance was choreographed by choreographer Prue Lang and featured dance artists Nina Louise Vallon and Anne Laurent.

Format: Awards ceremony incorporating dance performance with live video feed
Title of performance: "Emergence"
Choreographer: Prue Lang
Duration: 15 minutes

Organisers/Presenters: Jazz Unique, Deka Bank & German Architecture Museum

Press Note: New York's Hearst Headquarters Tower designed by Foster + Partners has won the International Highrise Award 2008, which is worth EUR 50,000. The award was bestowed on Lord Norman Foster during a festive ceremony in Frankfurt's Paulskirche. Dr. h.c. Petra Roth, Lady Mayoress of the City of Frankfurt/Main, and Dr. Matthias Danne, DekaBank together gave the renowned London architect the world's most important architectural prize of its kind.

Deka Bank Press Release (English version)

Deka Bank Press Release (German version)