Our Live Art for Children festivals presents political works that debating power relations between children and adults playful and humorous. In many of them are children stake, which changes on real structures and relationships in the community with strategies borrowed from the game. They find that of play “what-if” can be transferred to reality, and that with imagination and willpower can affect the society they are part of. They are also citizens.
There are film, theater, books and music specifically intended for children, but not a lot of art for children. And certainly not performance art! Every day at the Art Hall North and Teater Nordkraft there was a theatrical performance, a performance and a workshop. Leena Kela from Finland through performance art history from A-Z in a series of hilarious situations among other balloons and honey. Classics for kids from Norway plays Virginia Woolf in a child-friendly version. The children were able to knock down a New Zealand professor pounding and ask questions to a real ass. The proficiency test 50 dangerous things, change sex and play contemporary music with Goodiepal and his friends.
Mark Harvey: Entrance Party
Klassikere for kids: Til Fyret
Workshop med Goodiepal & Venner
Liveart.dk: 50 farlige ting (alle børn bør prøve)
Leena Kela: Performance-alfabetet
Workshop med Eilidh MacAskill: og Carl Michael Richardt
Ulla Hvejsel: Røven på komedie
Louise Orwin: Pretty Ugly på Teater Nordkraft (Watt)
Jeannette Ehlers: Black Matter