Christopher Kline (US)

Christopher Kline Works with Live Art Denmark2015 “O.K. – The Musical (Run-Through)” at Live Art for Børn 2, Arken, Ishøj. O.K. – The Musical (Run Through)O.K. is an ongoing project based around the history and lore of Kline’s hometown Kinderhook, New York. O.K. synthesizes and expands on Kinderhook’s mythology and attempts to construct a fresh overview of local history through the exposition of historical documents, videos, replicas, interpretive research, and collaborations with local students, craftspeople, filmmakers, and other community members. Central to the overall project is the creation of a community theatre musical which develops and expands through various exhibitions, performances and workshops internationally. The format of a theatre musical […]

Elke Mark (DE)

Elke Mark Work for Live Art Denmark 2015 ARKENic at Live Art for Børn 2 at Arken ARKENic Elke begins her performance outside the museum space. Through the windows, we see her walking briskly across a deserted sandy construction site, covered head to toe in flowing blueish grey fabric. The image reminds us of a ghost, a witch, or another creature not quite from this world, as she approaches the museum in an almost floating stride, but with a purpose. Inside the auditorium she stands close to the kids and their parents entering the darkened space. Her robe slowly spreads out and closes, evoking images of a giant breathing mushroom […]

Marita Bullmann (DE)

Marita Bullmann Works for Live Art Denmark 2015 “Acid Tears II” and “Foam From a Thousand Beers V” at Live Art for Børn 2 Acid Tears II Marita begins her first performance for our second children’s festival standing very still wrapped head to tow in a blue piece of cloth. Moving very slowly she covers about two thirds of the distance across the gallery before, still in slow motion, she sheds the cloth. She continues towards the center of the space, the contours of her body now clearly visible in tight athletic clothes, with the same slow awkward movements as before. Watching her we are reminded of a strange insect […]

Nicolas Puyjalon (FR)

Nicolas Puyjalon Works for Live Art Denmark2015: 3 Performances for Live Art for Børn 2 at Arken Art Museum Three PerformancesAt Live Art for Børn 2 Nicolas presented three different performances. All of them reacted directly to the space of Arken Museum, where the festival took place. He uses everydaz materials he either finds at the venue or buys cheaply to install his body in an unusual relationship with space or architecture. His actions are always precarious, no sacred art here, we rather follow a slightly confused man at work, assembling chairs, foam tubes, balloons with lots of tape, in order to address and understand the objects of his choice: […]

Forschungstheater (DE)

Forschungstheater Works with Live Art Denmark2015: Children’s Bank at Live Art for Børn 2 in Ishøj (Denmark), Malmö (Sweden) and Landskrona (Sweden)2016: Premiere of 50 farlige ting at Live Art for Børn 32017: Kid’s Bank at Horsens Happening The Children’s BankAs a part of Horsens Happening we established the Children’s Bank in Horsens. Participating kids made their own money and explored what they could do with it. The project gives children and their adults multiple opportiunities to reflect upon the importance of money in our lifes. At Live Art for Børn 2 the Kid’s Bank opened in Ishøj (Denmark), Malmö (Sweden) and Landskrona (Sweden).   50 farlige tingAt Live Art […]

Lotte Kaiser (DE)

Lotte Kaiser Work for Live Art Denmark 2015 “It won’t always grow back” at Live Art for Kids 2, Arken. With BBB Johannes Deimling. It won’t always grow back Together with BBB Johannes Deimling, she performed “It won’t always grow back”, one of a longer series of performances by Johannes. Brightly colored materials, including yellow gift wrapping paper, white paper stars and blue paper napkins, were displayed and dispersed across a set of stairs, set in the corner of one of the museum’s galleries. All actions are carried out in a never changing moderate tempo and in perfect unison. The artists tie straw around their feet and walk a while […]

BBB Johannes Deimling (DE)

BBB Johannes Deimling Works for Live Art Denmark 2015: “It Won’t Always Grow Back” and “Freedom”, Live Art for Børn at Arken “It won’t always grow back “ Collaborating with his former student Lotte Kaiser he performed on a set of stairs situated in an unusual position in the corner of one of the museum’s galleries. Brightly colored materials, including yellow gift wrapping paper, white paper stars and blue paper napkins, were displayed and dispersed across the stairs. All actions are carried out in a never changing moderate tempo and in perfect unison. The artists tie straw around their feet and walk a while in their straw shoes, tie the […]

Klassikere for kids (NO)

Klassikere For Kids Works for Live Art Denmark2015: “Faust” at Live Art for Børn 22016: “Til Fyret” at Live Art for Børn 3 “Klassikere for Kids should inspire all who make theatre for children in Norway.” Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) Faust At Live Art for Børn 2 we showed Klassikere For Kids “Faust”. The interpretation of the dark German classic was nominated for the prestigious Norwegian theatre award “Heddaprisen” as the year’s best performance for children and young people in 2013. Faust for Kids was a performance about the connections between good and evil. Goethe’s text is full of infanticide, violence, lust, heaven and hell. Starting from the thesis that through proper […]

DJ Hvad (DK)

DJ Hvad Works for Live Art Denmark 2015 Kulstof 15 at Platform 4 DJ Hvad played a furious set at Kulstof 15, our performance art festival at Teater Nordkraft in Aalborg. About the Artist DJ Hvad is an alias used by the Danish musician Hari Shankar Kishore AKA Kid Kishore/Albertslund Terror Korps. Hvad translates into English “what”, a word DJ Hvad often speaks and uses in his music. He is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Apart from been the owner of the notorious Danish label Syg Nok records, he also been involved in variety of other projects, such as the Kommunal Dubplate service in Nørrebro/Copenhagen which cuts masters and limited dubplate releases […]

Wen Lee (SK)

Wen Lee Lee Wen is a Singaporean performance artist on social identity themes, and best known for his Yellow Man performances. Painting his own body with bright yellow poster paint, he expresses an exaggerated symbol of his ethnic identity as a citizen of Singapore. He is also a member of The Artists Village (TAV), and part of the Black Market performance collective. Lee Wen studied in the now defunct Kim Keat Primary School and Raffles Institution. After finishing his A levels, he worked as a logistics officer, a computer operator and a bank officer. In 1988 Lee Wen left behind his banking career to enrol at the Lasalle-SIA College of the Arts at […]