Søren Krag

Work for Live Art Denmark
2014: “Nu(?)” at Hitparaden 2

Søren brtought some friends along for his performance “Nu(?)” at our second Hitparaden festival of international performance art. On a projection in the back of the small stage a wild chain of video association run, while the performers in the foreground remain half obscure in the half light. Phantastic costume creations and kitsch props clash with documentary film snippets from the Iraq war, until the screen, too is taken over by a performer in a monster mask, rolling in a bathtub crying for his mom. A disturbing tour de force of images and sounds.

About the Artist
Søren lives and works in Aarhus, Denmark. He graduated from The Jutland Art Academy in 2015 and studied at the advanced Diploma Program at Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore, India, from 2013-2014. His work connects on religious imagery and outdated technology. Søren experiments within a broad artistic field, ranging from images, installations and video to performance art, often based on sound. One of his particular focuses is ‘lo-fi’-technology, such as websites or programmes with very simple architecture, or Microsoft’s drawing programme Paint, which comprises the fundament for his artistic practice.

skMaybe having a personal website would be too high tech for Søren. All we can find on the web are this blog from a performance space he co-directs in Aarhus, with the last post from 2016, and a facebook page announcing more recent activities of the same space.

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.