Nilas Dumstrei (DK)

Nilas Dumstrei Works for Live Art Danmark 2013 “Strømmed af ord” at Alt_Cph 13 2019 Co-Designer of Art-LARP “Mundane Heroics” Strømmed af ord The title of this very short performance might be translated as “Flooded by words”, but no words are spoken throughout it, although it is announced as a investigation of the origin of all those words that flow out of us in a permanent trance like stream. We see Nilas drawing a couple of egg shapes onto the concrete floor of the venue with white chalk and, after contemplating them for a short while, swallow the chalk and wash it down with beer, leaving us thinking of the […]

Kristoffer Raasted (DK)

Kristoffer Raasted Works for Live Art Danmark 2013 “Opadstræbende Linjer” at Alt_CPH 2013 “Elektriske Guitarer” at Samtalekøkken with Claus Haxholm Opadstræbende Linjer The video below shows Kristoffer’s performance “Opadstræbende Linjer” from the program we curated for Alt_Cph 2013. The title translates roughly to “Ascending Lines”. With this performance, the artist attempred to share a spiritual experience he had experienced not long before. He described it as a knowledge that cannot be related to any specific religion or confession. He also points out the importance of keeping to ask oneself the big, metaphysical questions. Even in the year 2013. What we actually see is intense performance work with a small array […]

Albin Werle (DK)

Albin Werle Works with Live Art Danmark 2013 “Sleeping in a crowded exhibition space” at Alt_Cph 13 Sleeping in a crowded exhibition space Albin made this performance as part of an ongoing research project he named dream archaeology. For it, he explored ways of planning his dreams in advance, and he often extracted ideas for drawings and sculptures from them afterwards. As part of our performance program for the alternative art fair Alt_Cph 13, Albin installed a bed in an exhibition booth and exhibited himself sleeping and dreaming up new art in the bustling exhibition hall for an entire day. The video below also contains an audience talk with Albin […]

Aaron Williamson (UK)

Aaron Williamson Works with Live Art Danmark 2013 “Activating the Wasteland” for Alt_CPH 13 performance program 2014 “Institutional Classics” and “Demonstrating the World” at Hitparaden 2 Activating the Wasteland Aaron Williamson collaborated with Live Art Danmark for the first time as part of the performance program for Alt_CPH 13. He showed a site specific, durational piece, “Activating the Wasteland”, that explored an abandoned site on the outskirts of Copenhagen, as a frontier of the city, soon to disappear as it was to be developed with a high rise apartment block. Institutional Classics He returned for our performance festival Hitparaden 2 to perform “Institutional Classics” with his band Disabled Avant-Garde, which […]