Sofie Vollquarz Lebech (DK)

Sofie Vollquarz Lebech Sofie Lebech is a Danish director, performer and author of texts working solo and in collaborations. In 2006 she finished a MA in Comparative Literature and Modern Culture from The University of Copenhagen. Since 2003 she has made numerous research projects, cross medial performances, site specific interventions and installations. Some of the recurring themes in her work are the intersection between reality and fiction, autonomy, dreams of representation and the relationship between spectator and work. For our Samtalekøkken April 2013, she investigated the topic of (in)visibility: http://sofievolquartzlebech.dk/

Sian Robinson Davies (UK)

Sian Robinson Davies We’re going to start with some assumptions, because that’s where we always start. However, we will try to get further, even if all we end up with is lies and nonsense. Sian Robinson Davies : Expectations Samtalekøkken 7 Sian Robinson Davies graduated from Goldsmiths Fine Art in 2007 and now lives in Edinburgh after a few years in Berlin and London, where her interest in the relationship between words and objects was fueled. Sian Robinson Davies graduated from Goldsmiths Fine Art in 2007. For Samtalekøkkenet, November 2011, she presented “Expectations”. Here, she asked the audience about their expectations to “performance art” and attempted to fulfill them: Read Politikken critic […]

Seimi Nørregaard (DK)

Seimi Nørregaard Seimi Nørregaard (1975) creates text, scenographies, exhibitions and performance installations as playful invitations to join another state of mind, a childish, sometimes scary landscape. Samtalekøkkenet december 2011 took place in her total-installation “SET UP” in the former Carlsberg Factory, Dansehallerne: Afterwards, it was live-reviewed by critics Matthias Hvass Borello, kunsten.nu: For Live Art for Børn 2014 she created the performance installation “Hulerum” Together with Boaz Barkan she will create MaxiGolf at SWOP Roskilde i collaboration with Aaben Dans May 3-6 2018 http://www.seimi.dk/

Sara Hamming (DK)

Sara Hamming Sara Hamming is a danish performance artist. For Samtalekøkkenet September 2012, she presented a buffet, Good Food. The buffet was carefully constructed to look already half-eaten. The work investigated the social phenomena of the buffet and the fine line between attraction and disgust. This intention, however, was not revealed until after the buffet had been consumed by a hungry audience: http://www.moribund.dk/

Robin Deacon (UK/US)

Robin Deacon Robin Deacon “The Argument against the Body” at Samtalekøkkenet Warehouse 9 Copenhagen February 2011. At Hitparaden 2 he performed “WHITE BALANCE: A HISTORY OF VIDEO”, which is a performance by artist, writer and filmmaker Robin Deacon. The title White Balance refers to the process by which a camera is adjusted to account for differences in light, changing the relative strengths of colors to reach a truer sense of what is being seen. From the evolution of the video camera to meditations on discarded and forgotten videotape formats, the performance uses a series of outmoded vintage video cameras to explore how our ways of seeing and ways of remembering may […]

Pathosformel (IT/CR)

Pathosformel Pathosformel is a performing art project, born in Venice in 2004 to reconsider the human presence and its image on stage. Founders are Daniel Blanga-Gubbay and Paola Villani. They presented a performance installation called T.E.R.R.Y at our Samtalekøkken, March 2013:   http://www.centralefies.it/productions/pathosformel-la-prima-periferia_77.html