Leena Kela

Leena Kela is a performance artist who also works with performance art pedagogy, photography and video. In her work she wants to approach the other and the concept of otherness. How does a human being, an animal, nature or even self manifest itself as other?


For Live Art for Børn 2016 she presented “Performance-alfabetet”: Leena Kela presents materials and objects typical for performance art ordered and presented after letters of the alphabet.

For Live Art for Børn she also presented a work developed with Mark Harvey called Pssst!


For Samtalekøkkenet, November 2012, she presented “Performance Performance”; a recipe for inventing and creating a performance from scratch in 30 minutes.


Om liveart_dk

Liveart.dk was founded in 2004 in Copenhagen to promote the discussion, documentation and development of live art in Denmark. The organisation is equally inspired by the imaginative and entertaining English Live Art tradition as by the theoretical and political German theatre tradition. We have organised 10 large international festivals of Live Art for kids and adults since 2004, and over 40 discussion events, books, video series, symposia and more in the field of live art, performance art, art criticism and documentation. We collaborate with theatres, music venues, art museums and festivals in Denmark and internationally.