Maria Lepistö

Maria Lepistö Work for Live Art Danmark 2023 “The Animals Were Never Alone III” Exhibition, performance and Howling Workshop at Friisland 2023 Howling Workshop at Live Art for Children. The Animals Were Never Alone III Maria opened her amazing exhibition at our project space with a choose-your-own adventure performance lecture about humans, wolves and other animals. The performance could be read as an extension of her wondrous exhibition “The Animals Were Never Alone III”. Howling Workshop For the finissage of her exhibition, Maria invited everyone to come and learn to howl like a wolf with herself and voice coach Helle Thun. The howling workshop started with listening to recordings of […]

John Huntington

John Huntington Work for Live Art Danmark 2023 “The Dark Administrator” exhibition, performance and Black Metal (!) at Friisland. The Dark Administrator John presented us with a visionary and somewhat scary live performance lecture about bureaucracy and resistance. With the office space as a starting point, the work deals with contemporary humans’ addiction to systematize everything. The performance was presented as a documentary collage of examples, stories and demonstrations, linking everyday frustrations to feelings of powerlessness. Various forms of ritual protective measures were tried and the outlines of an alternative professional role emerged. The work was accompanied by apocalyptic sounds by Swedish musician Dödsvarg. In the following exhibition a variety […]

Klas Eriksson (SE)

Klas Eriksson Works for Live Art Danmark 2018 “McDonalds Odense” for Live Art for Children McDonalds Odense For our festival Live Art for Children 2018, Klas recreated a McDonalds restaurant, run by and for children. His “McDonalds Odense” was situated 200 meters from the real McDonalds and had the same menu and the same prizes. As orders were placed at the copy, kids would run over to the original and fetch the food. But children are slow, they waste time on unproductive pursuits, play, ask questions – they are everything that a hyper efficient, optimized and commercial multinational company seeks to avoid. In Klas’ installation they demonstrated how to slow […]

Forschungstheater (DE)

Forschungstheater Works with Live Art Denmark2015 “The Children’s Bank” at Live Art for Børn 2 in Ishøj (Denmark), Malmö (Sweden) and Landskrona (Sweden)2016 Premiere of “50 farlige ting” at Live Art for Børn 32017 “The Children’s Bank” at Horsens Happening2020 “Kaputt”, workshop at Live Art for Børn festival, Copenhagen. The Children’s BankAs a part of Horsens Happening we established the Children’s Bank in Horsens. Participating kids made their own money and explored what they could do with it. The project gives children and their adults multiple opportiunities to reflect upon the importance of money in our lifes. At Live Art for Børn 2 the Kid’s Bank opened again, this time […]

Daniel Norback (SE/DK)

Daniel Norback Works with Live Art Danmark 2013: “Teheran Mon Amour” at Hitparaden 1, with Norpol 2015: “Dette er ikke en forestilling”, Live Art for Børn at Museum Arken/Ishøj, with Norpol 2016: Samtalekøkken-Moderator at Live Art for Børn in Skåne 2016: Premiere 50 farlige ting at Live Art for Børn Nordkraft, touring ever since, with more than 130 performances in all of Denmark! 50 Farlige Ting Daniel Norback performs 50 farlige ting, our smash hit for kids who like to take risks, together with Henrik Vestergaard since 2016. More than 130 performances to date, and still going strong. Samtalekøkken for Kids In 2015, Daniel moderated four special editions of our […]

White on White (SE/DE)

White on White Work for Live Art Denmark 2013 White on White: # 3 and #5 at Hitparaden 1 White on White: # 3 – a Non-controversial Shit in the Blackbox and # 5 – All Those Beautiful Boyz White on White, a duo comprised of Swedish actor-performer Iggy Malmborg and German actor-director Johannes Schmit, aims to investigate, criticize and/or affirm the identificatory process between white audiences and white performers on stage. At our first Hitparaden festival, White on White showed two parts of their performance-theater series. In part number three – a non-controversial shit in the blackbox – they took laxatives while speaking about theory and embarassment: Why is […]

Olof Olsson (S/DK)

Olof Olsson Works for Live Art Danmark 2012 “The History of Disco” at Samtalekøkken 2013 “Driving the Blues Away” at Hitparaden 1 2014 “1864/1946” for Now and Again 2015 “Driving the Blues Away” at Kulstof 15 The History of Disco After playing music for about half an hour, placing an order of drinks (black coffee and Club Mate) through an audience member, chatting with that audience member for a while, as well as digressions about travelling, psychoanalysis and Venezolean bank machine frauds, Olof begins his performance lecture at around minute 52. He begins it not by talking about Disco, but by talking about the Swing Kids, an oppositional movement of […]

Line Skywalker Karlström (S)

Line Skywalker Karlström Works for Live Art Danmark 2011 “(leaving) Nest” at Samtalekøkken 2014 “Kroppen der stak af” at Live art for Børn 1 2015 “Finding the Lesbian Leak at the Louvre” at Kulstof 15 (leaving) Nest This performance by Line Skywalkerm, presented at Samtalekøkkenet in December 2011, was a new durational work, created for the occasion and running for three hours. We participate in a poetic, physical, semi-improvised ritual that moves  between different installations, groups of materials and nests, in the large open space of Carlsberg Hall. The work is based on the size and character of the room, animals, nature, and materials. (Leaving) Nest is performed as a […]

Joakim Stampe (S)

Joakim Stampe Work for Live Art Danmark 2012 “Daddy’s Flag in Red, White and Fire” at Samtalekøkken Daddy’s Flag in Red, White and Fire After moving the audience to positions he desires, Joakim unfolds a large red cloth. Loud opera music plays while he places a bucket of white paint on the cloth, dips his foot in it and proceeds to mark the two white lines of the Danish flag by walking the length of the cloth. With the Danish flag completed, he moves to a piece of brown paper attached to one wall of the space, and paints on it with an invisible fluid. The lights go out, he […]

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 […]