Cecilie Ullerup Schmidt (DK)

Cecilie Ullerup Schmidt Work for Live Art Denmark 2014 “Zoo” for Now and Again Zoo “Zoo” is an original video created for our series of video performances,  “Now and Again”. It is a living-room performance, exhibiting the vain need to be remembered. The interest of the work is a time-based portrait. In the live moment of the performance an improvised personae is unfolded over two hours. In the repeatable video portrait cut down to twenty minutes this performed subjectivity is edited, shaped and consolidated into a contradictory and tamed portrait of the artist as a young woman. Editing and sound are explicitly commenting the act of auto-portraiture as the performance […]

Joachim Hamou (FR)

Joachim Hamou Work for Live Art Denmark 2014: Video “Frame By Frame” for Now and Again Frame By Frame Joachim Hamou contributed with the site-specific video “Frame by Frame” to Now and Again, our series of performance for video. The full title of the work was “Frame by frame – death by drowning – step by step – doubt by numbers – in your analysis” and it was exhibited on an iPad parallel to a photo exhibition by Photographic Center [On the Go] at Nikolaj Kunsthal. Joachim used video footage found on the Internet of a rat running on an escalator that moves in the opposite direction. The rat can’t […]

Erik Pold (DK)

Erik Pold Works for Live Art Denmark 2009 “Gob Squad’s Kitchen” with Gob Squad at Berliner Luft 4 2014 “Teheran Mon Amour” Norpol at Hitparaden 1 2014 “9 TO 5 IN 7,5” for Now and Again Gob Squad’s Kitchen Erik is a regular guest performer in the productions of Berlin based art collective Gob Squad. We brought them to Denmark for our festival Berliner Luft 4, where Erik performed in “Gob Squad’s Kitchen”, a journey back to 1965 in an attempt to remake Andy Warhol’s Kitchen. But as none of the performers has actually seen the original, they enlist audience members in a quest for the authentic. Teheran Mon Amour Erik […]

Stine Marie Jacobsen (DK)

Stine Marie Jacobsen Works for Live Art Denmark 2011: “The Entity” at Samtalekøkken, with Ib Kjeldsmark 2013: “Idle No More“, video for the performance program of the Turku Biennal 2014: “der den die die”, video for Now and Again 20XX: “Law Shifters” at The Entity For her performance “The Entity” Samtalekøkken in April 2011, she hid in the attic of our venue Warehouse 9. The designer Ib Kjeldsmark was the only one able to see her, and created live drawings from hisexperience. The only other signs of Stine Marie’s presence were the awfully disharmonic sounds she created with a keyboard. Idle No More For Turku Biennial 2013 she created Idle No […]

Olof Olsson (S/DK)

Olof Olsson Works for Live Art Denmark 2012: “The History of Disco” at Samtalekøkken 2013: “Driving the Blues Away” at Hitparaden 1 2014: “1864/1946” for Now and Again 2015: “Driving the Blues Away” at Kulstof 15 The History of Disco After playing music for about half an hour, placing an order of drinks (black coffee and Club Mate) through an audience member, chatting with that audience member for a while, as well as digressions about travelling, psychoanalysis and Venezolean bank machine frauds, Olof begins his performance lecture at around minute 52. He begins it not by talking about Disco, but by talking about the Swing Kids, an oppositional movement of […]

Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen (PH/DK)

Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen Works for Live Art Denmark 2010: “Artist’s Song” and “Manifesto” for Samtalekøkken 2013: Live Review of “Gaia” at Samtalekøkken/Wundergrund festival 2014: “Skin Stripping” for Now and Again 2017: “Mikado” at Live Art for Børn at S/H, Copenhagen Artist’s Song/Manifesto For Samtalekøkken, October 2010, she performed “Artists Song” and “Manifesto”. Set to enticing music and situated in the sparse light of a video projection of flashing white, neon-like lines, that move, join, and separate again, Lilibeth speak-sings her thoughts about how to enter art history while questioning whether the artists already inscribed in it are important reference points. Gaia – Live Review Lilibeth’s series of site specific performances […]

Ellen Friis (DK)

Ellen Friis Works with Live Art Denmark Ellen is one of the founders and directors of Live Art Denmark and takes part in developing and producing all projects of our company. Her artistic contributions to the various programs include: 2007: “The Evidence” at Berliner Luft 3 2012: “Six Saints: Lene Vestergaard Hau” at Samtalekøkken at Kunsthal Nikolaj 2013: “Six Saints: Tycho Brahe” and “Six Saints: H.C.Ørsted” at Hitparaden 1 2014 “Still-life (after Wilhelm Bendz)” for Now and Again 2017 “Ida Bruns Attituder” at Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen The Evidence At Berliner Luft 3 Ellen performed the first version of her performance “The Evidence”. Inspired by the sentence in a physics book, […]

Christian Falsnaes (DK/DE)

Christian Falsnaes Works for Live Art Denmark 2011 Performance lecture, Samtalekøkkenet 2013 “Fulfilling Your Expectations”, Hitparaden 1 2014 “Existing Things (2010)” at Samtalekøkken/Madhouse Helsinki 2014 “Now and Then” video performance for Now and Again Performance Lecture For our Samtalekøkken, Christian improvised a performance lecture about two of his own performances, which he presented on video. The first performance, a collaboration with the Zurich based Danish artist Søren Berner, was called “First Person”.  The performers lead small groups of audience through an abandoned building and confront them close up with a wild mix of text, physical action and video projection. The audience, as often in Christian’s work, is constantly addressed personally […]