The project combines Live Action Role Playing, performance art and sculpture in a participatory project for young people. It brings together a group of young role players from Sweden, Denmark and Finland to create a series of live tableaux in public space. The participants work with everyday household objects, paint, remodel and combine them to seem at once familiar and strange. These objects are picked up, worn and used as props to combine fantasy fiction with elements from their everyday lifes. By performing exaggerated and strange versions of gestures taken from the multitudes of everyday tasks performed daily, often without noticing, they become mundane heroes in a series of wordless heroic everyday tableaux in public space.
About the Artist
Kristoffer is an interdisciplinary researcher and artist based in Copenhagen, Denmark. His work deals with the impact digital technologies have on our contemporary everyday lives. He misuses and misunderstands ubiquitous technologies such as computer vision to wireless networks. Creating narratives that run counter to what the dominant narratives of fear and despondency are.
His foundations in the art world provide him with a base from which he teaches, writes, exhibits and organises in a wide variety of contexts. From the self-organised to the institutional, in and outside of an art context.
He thinks of himself as an aggregator of material and ideas from a shared cultural sphere rather than an authoritative author. As such he maintains an “open practice” where he publishes and discusses his work on social media as it develops and changes.