Mammalian Diving Reflex (CA)

Mammalian Diving Reflex Works with Live Art Denmark 2014 “Haircuts for Children” at Live Art for Children 1 2018 “Eat the Street” at Live Art for Children 5 Haircuts by Children We presented the Canadian performance group Mammalian Diving Reflex for the first time in 2014 at out first Live Art for Børn festival in Copenhagen. They brought one of their signature pieces, Haircuts by Children. The piece did exactly what the title promises: a group of children were given a crash course in hairdressing and ran a salon where they offer free haircuts to members of the public. In the lovingly designed shop, courageous adults (and other children) tested […]

Rainham Sheds (UK)

Rainham Sheds Works for Live Art Denmark 2014: Concert at Hitparaden 2 Rainham Sheds The Rainham Sheds (not to be confused with the Rainham Sheds), at that time consisting of Kate Mahony, Jenna Finch and Rachel Dowle, played a radical set of post punk songs at our second Hitparaden festival. They also presented individual performances and played in the backing band for the fantastic “Disabled Avantgarde” Rainham Sheds The Rainham Sheds are a Post-punk all female maximum art-core, art-school group. They sing about theorists, Art Stars, shit jobs, mega-banter, sex with furniture and reminding themselves that he’s not her dad. Listen to the Rainham Sheds on Soundcloud. And here‘s their […]

Jørgen Teller (DK)

Jørgen Teller Work for Live Art Denmark 2014: Static Teller at Hitparaden 2 Static Teller An amazing set of noisy voice and guitar improvisation of Jørgen Teller’s then brand new solo project. He calls it minimal rock goes synth’n’poetry.  Here he speeds up new minimalistic text with vibrant voice-delays, his electric guitar; Le Bastard and static LFO-synths. Static Teller  was created during Teller’s residency at Rotterdam’s avantgarde studio The Worm in early 2014.  Teller “pressed rec” and used the studio’s load of old crazy machinery, including an ARP 2500, an EMSi and the Publison DHM89. The resulting handfull of suggestive static songs became Teller’s new solo-project. About the Artist Jørgen […]

Kluster Fuck (DK)

Kluster Fuck Work for Live Art Denmark 2014: Concert at Hitparaden 2 Concert Kluster Fuck is a Danish grindcore band. They played at Hitparaden 2 on the last day of the festival. Everybody who was feeling a little tired after a massive overdose of three days of performance art got thoroughly woken up. About the Band Kluster Fuck consists of one girl and two long-haired guys. Tyt stands for the vocal part and Petang for guitar, while Hufsa takes care of both bass and drums. Together, they play one-quarter roaring grindcore. Grindcore is a mix of hardcore punk and death metal related to discore and crustcore.  Read and hear more […]

J&K (DE/DK)

J&K Work for Live Art Denmark 2014: “The Cave” at Hitparaden 2 The Cave The Cave is a tribute to the origins of art making and explores liminal states of human and non‐human existence and of becoming other. Over the duration of 17 min a stage is created as a living tableaux transforming the space into a temporary cave. Five distinctly costumed characters inhabit, explore and construct The Cave as they interact, handle materials and paint each other in a slow and yet dramatic choreography structured by light and sound. Photos: Peter Lind Performers: Linards Kulless, Christoph Mühlau, Philip Roitmann, Janne Schäfer, Mette Schwarz. Light on stage: Kristine Agergaard. Sound […]

Frau Hue (DE)

Frau Hue Works for Live Art Denmark 2014: WURST – part of me TO GO at Hitparaden 2 2017: Get Out Of Jail, Free? at Horsens Happening mit Hue/Boy. WURST part of me – TO GO Blood is a myth and a carrier of information. For “Wurst – part of me”, each participant donates some of their own blood and prepares a blood sausage following a vegan recipe. It is a transforming experience for all senses, transgressing borders between the poles of veganism and vampirism, autologous blood doping and self-destruction. An evening to try and discuss. “WURST part of me – TO GO” in Copenhagen was supported by duckP (Dr. […]

Frisk Frugt with orchester and Kim Grønborg (DK)

Frisk Frugt with Orchestra feat. Kim Grønborg Work for Live Art Denmark 2014: Frisk Frugt and Orchestra at Hitparaden 2 Fresh Fruit is the solo project of multi-instrumentalist Anders Lauge Meldgaard. Since he debuted as Fresh Fruit with the album “Gold Trumpet” in 2006, he became a unique figure on the Danish music scene. At our Hitparaden 2 festival, Fresh Fruit played a special concert with orchestral backing and as the icing on the cake, visual artist and musician Kim Grønborg contributed visuals to the show. About the Artist Anders Lauge Meldgaard is the real name of the man behind Frisk Frugt. His roots are in the experimental music collective […]

Phace & Misanthrop (DE)

Phace & Misanthrop Work for Live Art Denmark 2014 Phace & Misanthrop played a set at Hitparaden 2 About the Artists Phace and Misanthrop are two Drum and Bass Producers and DJs from Germany. They collaborate as Neosignal. Phace and Misanthrop both have entries on Wikipedia. Phace’s is in English, Misanthrop’s is only available in German. Of course they are also all on Soundcloud: Listen to some tracks by Phace, Misanthrop, or Neosignal.

Nieves Correa and Abel Loureda (ES)

Nieves Correa and Abel Loureda Work for Live Art Denmark Nieves Correa and Abel Loureda performed “Babia” at Hitparaden 2 Babia In Spain, the phrase “to be in Babia” is used to express being absent minded, a dreamer.  It refers to the Babia Valley, where centuries ago the kings of León went to escape their monarchical tasks. The title is a well chosen, the performance has indeed has a somnambulistic quality. In a darkened space, the audience sit in a circle around a small, brightly lit area, a red suitcase in the middle of it. Nieves and Abel, both naked, move somewhere on the outskirts, interacting with the audience. Muffled laughter, scraping […]

Vaida Tamoševičiūtė (LT)

Vaida Tamoševičiūtė Vaida Tamoševičiūtė performed “A Piece of my Heart” at Hitparaden 2 Vaida Tamoševičiūtė is interdisciplinary artist from Lithuania. Graduated from painting studies at Vilnius Art Academy, last years is mainly involved in performance art stage. Since 2007 Vaida creates performances alone and in colaboration with other artists. Since 2012 is one of the organisers (together with Daina Pupkevičiūtė and artists’ union gallery Meno parkas) of international performance and live art festival „CREATurE Live Art“ With her personal artistic projects Vaida is active participant of exhibitions, festivals and different artistic events since 2006. She had four personal exhibitions in Lithuania and Estonia and have participated in more than 60 […]