Kurt Johannessen (NO)

Kurt Johannessen Works for Live Art Danmark 2012 Performance at Samtalekøkken 2015 Two Performances at Live Art for Kids 2 in Scania 2021 “Øvingar” for the Nordic edition of Playing Up! Performance The performance Kurt presented at our Samtalekøkkenet in October 2012 can be read as a study in flies and spiders. As you can witness in the video below, Kurt engages in performance art in the most classic sense of the word, placing and exploring his materials with utmost care and attention. Suspense is created by the intricate relations between his calm movements and the carefully chosen objects – small glass bowls and dead insects among them – that […]

Goodiepal (FO)

Goodiepal Works with Live Art Denmark 2013 Performance Lecture at Samtalekøkken 2016 “Open Music Workshop” by Goodiepal og Venner at Live Art for Børn 3 2017 “Write a letter to Goodiepal & Pal’s Friends” at Live Art for Børn 4 2020 “Trancedance” and “Widerstandstanz” (Resistance Dance) at Live Art für Kinder at Kampnagel, Hamburg/Germany 2021 “Trancedance” audience remake edition for “Playing Up – Nordic Edition” 2022 “Intergenerational Art” at Friisland opening. Performance Lecture Goodiepal gave the following performance lecture about his work at our Samtalekøkken at Kunsthal Nikolaj in March 2013: Open Music Workshop With his band Goodiepal & Pals, Goodiepal invited audience members of all ages to come and […]

Florian Feigl (DE)

Florian Feigl Works with Live Art Danmark 2004 “Encyclopedia of Performance Art” at Hitparaden 1, with Wagner Feigl Festspiele 2011 “Prologue to 300″ at Samtalekøkkenet 2011 “Rambo Revisionist” at Samtalekøkkenet, with Jörn Burmester Wium 2014 “Teotwawki” at Hitparaden 2, with Jörn Burmester Wium and Mark Boombastik 2017 “Jeg skal baare lige…” for Live Art for Børn S/H. Encyclopedia of Performance Art With their performance-lecture “The Encyclopaedia of Performance Art” Wagner-Feigl-Forschung (Florian Feigl and Otmar Wagner) sketch out a complete and all encompassing catalogue of the world. In this live-action-research they guide us through the fields of performance art in past, present and future, presenting rare and well known photo-, video-, […]

Norpol (DK/SE)

NORPOL Works with Live Art Danmark 2013 “Teheran Mon Amour” at Hitparaden 1 2015 “Dette er ikke en forestilling” at Live Art for Børn 2 Teheran Mon Amour Norpol performed their take of Margarite Duras’ famous “Hiroshima Mon Amour” at Hitparaden 1, as a performance about the situation of homosexual men in Iran today. It opens with the screening of a re-make of one of the greatest love stories on film: ”Hiroshima, mon amour”. But instead of a French woman and a Japanese man, two men – one Scandinavian, one Persian – are cast in the leading roles. Just like in the original, we never learn how they met, as […]

Essi Kausalainen (FIN)

Essi Kausalainen Works with Live Art Danmark 2012 “I and other Letters” at Samtalekøkken 2015 “Carnation & Quartz” at Live Art for Kids in Kristiansstad2021 “I and other letters”, performance recipe for Playing Up2021 Performance opera “B” at Friisland I and other LettersFor Samtalekøkkenet September 2012, Essi presented “I and other Letters”. She begins by measuring and occupying the rather large, white space by rolling slowly all around it in an office chair. Later, she arranges some flowers in a vase on a table, which she then drags diagonally across the floor. Finally, she jumps onto the office chair, this time lying stretched out across the arm rests, planking and speedily […]

Torben Sangild (DK)

Torben Sangild Works With Live Art Denmark2010 Live review at Samtalekøkken2014 Discussion of his review of “Live art for børn 1”2016 “Hot Potato”, collaboration with David Sebastián Lopez Restrepo for COLAB Copenhagen Live Review of “Undgåelsens Bevægelighed”“Undgåelsens Bevægelighed” was an installation in public space by the Danish performance duo CoreAct, Anika K. Barkan and Helene Kvint. The title translates roughly to “Agility of Avoidance” but the work was shwon as “Reflection” for international audiences. In Copenhagen, the installation that consisted of a small house made of pieces of colored glass, was presented next to the Black Diamond, the extension of the Royal Library. In October 2010, we challenged Torben to […]