Georg Klein (DE) Georg Klein is a sound, video and media artist and composer. Based in Berlin, he has also lived in Rome, Los Angeles and Istanbul. As a part of Horsens Happening he installed the fake organization European Border Watch in a store in Hospitalsgade. With a background in composition, Georg Klein has developed a multi-faceted artistic practice, in which he works with sound, video, text, and photography. In his installations and interventions – in particular those in public spaces – he intensifies the visual, acoustic, situational and political aspects into an area of tension, in which visitors become involved, either on an interactive or participatory basis. The point of […]
Hue/Boy Hue/Boy is Christiane Hütter and Daniel Boy, who are a part of the Invisible Playground network, which consists in six reflective practitioners working at the intersection of play and urban society – as game designers, artists, urbanists, curators, authors, musicians, scenographers and in many other roles. At the Prison (Fængslet) in Horsens, they developed several games and a LARP as a part of Horsens Happening. GET OUT OF JAIL, FREE? was one of them. The games can still be played at the Prison (Fængslet) in Horsens. Christiane Hütter aka Frau Hue was part of the second Hitparaden Festival.
Jeannette Ehlers (DK) Jeannette Ehlers’ (b. 1973) works revolve around the Danish slave trade in colonial times as one of the main themes. The artist’s own ethnic background, with a Danish mother and a Father from Trinidad, W.I., adds this very important layer to the works. Through digitally manipulated photographs and video installations, she puts The Triangular Slave Trade under the microscope. A very experimental nature generally characterizes Jeannette’s work with digital image manipulation often included in the artist’s photographic and video based works. The artist has studied at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and graduated in 2006. Jeannette Ehlers was invited for Live Art for Børn 2016 in […]
Eilidh MacAskill (UK) Eilidh MacAskill is a Glasgow-based live artist who creates solo performance work and collaborative projects as artistic director of Fish And Game. These highly original works are entertaining and experimental both in their content and form, straddling theatre, live art and visual art. There is a particular focus on creating innovative work for children and their adults in a range of settings and contexts. For Live Art for Børn 2016 she led a t-shirt workshop called “Gendersaurus Salon” together with Carl Michael Richardt: Clothes says a lot about who you are. But what if you cannot choose for yourselves what your clothes say about you? Some clothing stores have not […]
Kabir Carter (US) Kabir Carter’s work moves between performance and installation, and has been exhibited and featured at Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana (2011); PiST Interdisciplinary Project Space, Istanbul (2011); the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York (2011); Inter Arts Center, Malmö (2010); Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen (2010); Diapason Gallery, New York (2005, 2010); the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2009); and museums and art spaces throughout the United States and Europe. He has participated in festivals and biennials including CTM (club transmediale) (2011), Full Pull (2010), Performa (2007, 2009), SoundWalk (2006), Subtropics (2004, 2005), and Unsound New York (2010, 2011). He has […]
Martin O’Brien Martin’s work considers existence with a severe chronic illness within our contemporary situation. Martin suffers from cystic fibrosis and his practice uses physical endurance, hardship and pain based practices to challenge common representations of illness and examine what it means to be born with a life threatening disease. His work is an act of resistance to illness, an attempt at claiming agency and a celebration of his body. Martin loves his body and his work is a form of sufferance in order to survive. Martin showed “Breathe for me” as part of Samtalekøkkenet at “It is about time” at Dansehallerne
Heidi Hove Museum of History & Contemporary Art – Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, Finland. Heidi Hove was one of three Danish artists Liveart.dk curated for the Turku Biennial 2013. Heidi Hove is inspired by the past – by the archeaological fragments in Aboa Vetus and two childhood memories. One is a piece of glass from the garden, which hurt her foot. The other is about her granddad, a farmer, who collected all the stones, he found in the ground. In her installation, Heidi exhibits pieces of glass and porcelain from the childhood garden, along with a designers vision for the missing parts. Another part of her installation consists […]
Victoria Stanton (CA) Victoria Stanton (Montreal, Canada) is an interdisciplinary artist and researcher/curator/educator who works with live action, human interaction, video, film, photo, drawing, and writing. Her time-based work includes performance for stage, performance for the camera, actions in public spaces, and one-on-one encounters in intimate contexts. Investing a performative presence and consciousness within multiple spaces/times, she continuously underscores the complex aspects of “transaction” and the possibility for transformation. Considered a pioneer of transactional practices in Quebec, Stanton has presented exhibitions, performances, infiltrating actions, and films/videos in Canada, the U.S., Europe, the U.K., Australia, Japan and Mexico. https://bankofvictoria.com For the festival “Live Art for Children 2018″, she presented the work “Full […]
ALISON KNOWLES (US) Works by Live Art Danmark: 2018: “Make a Salad” at Live Art for Children “Make a Salad” 100 people work together to make a delicious salat! For the 2018 edition of our festival Live Art for Children, we recreated a famous Fluxus work by Alison Knowles. She performed her score Proposition #2, Make a Salad for the first time in London 1962, and we recreated the work in Odense 2018, mixing and eating more than 100 kg of salad with a large group of adults and children. About the artist Alison Knowles (born 1933) is an American visual artist known for installations, performances, soundworks, and publications. Knowles […]
Vittorio Osvaldo Tommasini (IT) also called “Farfa” (1879-1964), was a futurist poet and painter. In the futurist cookbook (1930), he has this recipe: “A one-man-show on the internal walls of the stomach consisting of free-form arabesques of whipped cream sprinkled with lime-tree charcoal. Contra the blackest indigestion. Pro the whitest teeth.” In our festival Live Art for Children 2018, you are invited to paint your own internal painting by digesting coal and cream!