Ulla Hvejsel

Ulla Hvejsel is a visual artist working interdisciplinary and experimentally with theatre, film, parenthood, performance, television, journalism, and self deceit.

At the first Live Art for Børn festival in 2014, kids could ask questions to Ulla’s naked butt inserted in a background copied from frescos in Danish churches from the 14th century. She was invited again for Live Art for Børn 2016 in Ålborg. This time, children could compete in a quiz against the ass.

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“The ass is a complicated body part, and for that reason it may be able to give new complicated answers to the old complicated questions.”


For Samtalekøkkenet, February 2011, she presented: “A Speech to the Silent Majority”:


Om liveart_dk

Liveart.dk was founded in 2004 in Copenhagen to promote the discussion, documentation and development of live art in Denmark. The organisation is equally inspired by the imaginative and entertaining English Live Art tradition as by the theoretical and political German theatre tradition. We have organised 10 large international festivals of Live Art for kids and adults since 2004, and over 40 discussion events, books, video series, symposia and more in the field of live art, performance art, art criticism and documentation. We collaborate with theatres, music venues, art museums and festivals in Denmark and internationally.