Veronika Mayer (AT)

Veronika Mayer Work for Live Art Denmark 2012 “Tangency” at Salon Saloon Tangency “Tangency” was the title of the soundpiece that Veronika performed together with Christine Schörkhuber performed in our living room for our series of intimate performances called Salon Saloon. They used contact mikrophones to amplify the sounds of the space, our walls and lamps, and their own bodies. About the Artist Veronika Mayer is a freelance composer, musician and sound artist living in Vienna. Her works include instrumental and electroacoustic compositions, sound installations and performances with live electronics. She is active as electronic improviser, performing solo and in different collaborations,as well with visual artists. Pure sounds, natural given […]

Örn Alexander Ámundason (IS)

Örn Alexander Ámundason Works for Live Art Denmark 2012 “Chews” at Samtalekøkken 2014 “Speculations on the Impact of Kurt Cobain” at Samtalekøkken 2015 “Smear” at Live art for Kids 2 2017 “Smear” at Live Art for Børn S/H Chews Örn Alexander performed “Chews” at Samtalekøkken in December 2012. In a witty if slightly disgusting comment on the art process he produced sculptural portraits of our audience from cookies, that he throroughly chewed live. For the first time in his performane work, he invited members of the audience to join him, and eight people accepted. Equipped with packets of biscuits, latex gloves and ceramic tiles, the artist asked each participant to […]

Vinyl Terror and Horror (DK/DE)

Vinyl Terror and Horror Work for Live Art Denmark2012 Concert for Samtalekøkken Concert In Februar 2012, Vinyl Terror and Horror gave a concert at Samtalekøkken. We see Camilla and Greta, the members of Vinyl Terror and Horror, bathed in uncanny red light, working concentratedly behind an impressive array of electronics connected by cobwebs of cables. So far, just what you would expect from an experimental sound performance. But wait! These aren’t really electronics they are manipulating. They are actually old analogue record players in differrnt states of disembowelment, rebuilt to emit fragments of sounds and rhythms that were not pressed onto the records they spin. Apropriately, the gig starts with […]

Ulla Hvejsel (DK)

Ulla Hvejsel Works for Live Art Denmark2011 “A Speech to the Silent Majority” at Samtalekøkken2014 “Talking Out of My Ass” at Live Art for Børn 12016 “Talking Out of My Ass” at Live Art for Børn 3 A Speech to the Silent MajorityUlla presented her performance lecture “A Speech to the Silent Majority” at Samtalekøkken. Following the example of a mythological Danish queen named Kraka, she attempted to “speak without actually saying anything at all”. She then speaks quite a lot as she launches into a smart and humerous tour of examples for silences in art and history, including a full length participative rendition of 4’33, the famous piano piece […]

White on White (SE/DE)

White on White Work for Live Art Denmark 2013 White on White: # 3 and #5 at Hitparaden 1 White on White: # 3 – a Non-controversial Shit in the Blackbox and # 5 – All Those Beautiful Boyz White on White, a duo comprised of Swedish actor-performer Iggy Malmborg and German actor-director Johannes Schmit, aims to investigate, criticize and/or affirm the identificatory process between white audiences and white performers on stage. At our first Hitparaden festival, White on White showed two parts of their performance-theater series. In part number three – a non-controversial shit in the blackbox – they took laxatives while speaking about theory and embarassment: Why is […]

Trine Mee Sook Gleerup (DK)

Trine Mee Sook Gleerup Work for Live Art Denmark 2011 “The Fool 1/22″ at Samtalekøkken The Fool 1/22 Trine started her performance of the “The Fool 1/22″ at Samtalekøkken in February 2011 by announcing that this would possibly be the first of 22 performances all based on the historical and mythological figure of the fool. She then launched into a lengthy explanation of the role of the court yester in ancient Europe and continued to work her way through a printed manuscript she held in her hand, reading more and ore outrageous fool stories in a calm and almost flat voice. Calmly and unexcitedly as it had begun and continued […]

Tone Avenstroup (NO/DE)

Tone Avenstroup Work with Live Art Denmark 2007: “this is not a love song #3” at Berliner Luft 3 This is not a love song “this is not a love song # 3”, the performance that Berlin living Norwegian artist and poet Tone Avenstroup brought to Berliner Luft 3  in 2007 presented a meditation on love and its obstacles in the form of a classical material exploration performance art piece with some old school media, including slides. The white walls around the stage constantly had words of love songs projected on them. The title giving hit single by Public Image Ltd. fascinated Tone by its obvious paradox: Isn’t “This is […]

Tomas Lagermand Lundme (DK)

Tomas Lagermand Lundme Work for Live Art Denmark 2013 “A is for Abe” at Samtalekøkken, with Caspar Sloth. A is for Abe Tomas’ performance for Samtalekøkkenet in February 2013 was a performative reading from his book, ”A for abe og b for bavian – Nationalmuseets alfabet” from 2012 by the actor Casper Sloth. For Tomas, the reading was an investigation of presence in a situation with an audience present. About the Artist Tomas Lagermand Lundme received his artistic education at the Royal Art Academy of Denmark, graduating in 2002. During his studies, he also attended the writer’s school (Forfatterskolen), which is reflected in his current work as a writer of […]

Tim Driver (DK)

Tim Driver Work with Live Art Denmark 2013: DJ Set for Hitparaden 1 About the Artist As well as being part of Denmark’s award winning OHOI! crew and director of the annual mega event RAW in Copenhagen, Tim has a long history of DJ’ing. Coming from early nineties Rave music, Detroit Techno and the Wild Pitch sounds of New York and Chicago, the musical choice of today is a wide-ranging mix of bass heavy genres from UK Garage/House to Drum & Bass. This website is about the activities of OHOI, and here is Tim’s personal soundcloud.

Thomas Martius (DE)

Thomas Martius Work for Live Art Denmark 2005: “Las Venice” with Andrzej Wirth at Berliner Luft 2. Las Venice In their “Essayistic Video Performance” Las Venice, reknowned cultural critic Andrzej Wirth and videomaker and performance artist Thomas Martius embark on a philosophical investigation of the “original” city of Venice and its replica, the Venetian casinohotel in Las Vegas. For their performance at Hitparaden 1, Andrzej and Thomas performed a live conversation in the light of a multi channel projection of the video essay that added an entertaining extra layer to the complex structure of the video work. About the Artist Thomas is a theatre director, performance- and video- artist, writer […]