Klassikere for kids (NO)

Klassikere For Kids Works for Live Art Denmark2015: “Faust” at Live Art for Børn 22016: “Til Fyret” at Live Art for Børn 3 “Klassikere for Kids should inspire all who make theatre for children in Norway.” Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) Faust At Live Art for Børn 2 we showed Klassikere For Kids “Faust”. The interpretation of the dark German classic was nominated for the prestigious Norwegian theatre award “Heddaprisen” as the year’s best performance for children and young people in 2013. Faust for Kids was a performance about the connections between good and evil. Goethe’s text is full of infanticide, violence, lust, heaven and hell. Starting from the thesis that through proper […]

Tone Avenstroup (NO/DE)

Tone Avenstroup Work with Live Art Denmark 2007: “this is not a love song #3” at Berliner Luft 3 This is not a love song “this is not a love song # 3”, the performance that Berlin living Norwegian artist and poet Tone Avenstroup brought to Berliner Luft 3  in 2007 presented a meditation on love and its obstacles in the form of a classical material exploration performance art piece with some old school media, including slides. The white walls around the stage constantly had words of love songs projected on them. The title giving hit single by Public Image Ltd. fascinated Tone by its obvious paradox: Isn’t “This is […]

Kjersti G. Andvig (NO)

Kjersti G. Andvig Work for Live Art Denmark2012 “I swear on the Stone” at Samtalekøkken I swear on the StoneKjersti G. Andvig presented her ongoing project “I swear on the Stone” at Samtalekøkken in September 2012.The work aims to give soul to inanimate objects. An important point of reference for it are hadith – records of the words, actions, and the silent approval of the Islamic prophet Muhammad – about the kaaba, the Black Stone in Mecca, that is the most sacred place to muslims and surrounded by many myths. Many of the projects diverse manifestations have been sound installations, often with stones functioning as speakers, others have been sculptures […]

Kurt Johannessen (NO)

Kurt Johannessen Works for Live Art Denmark 2012: Performance at Samtalekøkken 2015: Two Performances at Live Art for Kids 2 in Scania. 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 he displays in the impressive historical space of Nikolaj […]