Hesselholdt og Mejlvang

Hesselholdt og Mejlvang Work for Live Art Danmark 2022 Two Fools in a Sinking Boat, VR-installation at Friisland. Two Fools in a Sinking Boat We invited the Danish artist duo Hesselholdt og Mejlvang, consisting of Sofie Hesselholdt and Vibeke Mejlvang to make a VR-installation specifically for our project space Friisland. They delivered a performance in virtual reality. Their original work, “Two Fools in a Sinking Boat” was created for a single audience member at a time. The virutal reality presences of two fools (Hesselhold and Mejlvang in scary clowns costumes) circled the viewer inside Friisland art space, spewing rhymes and stanzas about the state of the earth on the brink […]

Taiwo Aiyedogbon

Taiwo Aiyedogbon Works for Live Art Danmark 2022 Artist in Residence, “Asiweju” live performance, “Gèlèdè”, site-specific VR performance at Friisland, recipe for Performance Opskrifter. Asiweju In May of 2022, Taiwo was our artist in residence. For the fourth event of our series of regular performance events at our project space Friisland, Taiwo developed and presented ”Asiweju”, an participatory performance walk. Drawing from her research into Nigerian women leaders, Taiwo explored how national histories are written and popularized. In Asuwaju, she used methods of political procession and celebration dance to reconsider and rewrite these narratives to include the powerful contributions of Nigerian women leaders. All women in the audience were invited to […]