Explore Göteborg - Skansens Krona

Explore Göteborg – Skansens Krona

Textiles in my face. Fringes flicker. Small steps. Reaching out. Touching. Connecting. Almost at the top. A knee to touch ground. A need to touch ground. Shapeshiffting. Borrow my shadow! Mark. Conquer. Dissolve. Appreciating strength. Focused turning. Stay put. Be motion. Relax. Possibilities with canons. One more step. Leaning into...
Last observation before moving apart.

Last observation before moving apart.

SORGESÅNG gruset knastrar   gräset är mjukt och vi vilar där är du med mig nu?   vi finner utan att söka   vi rör oss, som vi alltid rör oss fast ändå inte    träden fäller sina blad inte nu, snart  jag vet att det kommer allt blir rött...
SKÄLVA workshop at Stockholm Fringe Fest

SKÄLVA workshop at Stockholm Fringe Fest

Pictures by Liga Kamare   We were many.   You got my back.   I covered you.   You listened so carefully.   We were a wave on concrete.   There was times of stillness.   A team of body expression.   The rain guided us home.   Exploration number:...
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Square of Pebbles and Positioning

Square of Pebbles and Positioning

It was a small area, not bigger than us laying down in a line. A stage appeared in the usage of a group staying focused. Exploration number: 074 Where: Järntorget, Göteborg When: 10th of April 2014 Duration: 12.15-12.35 Participants: Amanda, Carolina and Jenny Archive material: 25 photos from a DSLR
On the Movement of Feminism

On the Movement of Feminism

  What cities could be built in such a manner that we will never be told to “smile” again?  For seventy five minutes the nude performers participate in a muscular, jiggly, bawdy ode to flesh and joy, fashioning a feminist fantasy where  bodies can exist free from judgment and shame.   "If I can't dance...
A Return Walk - Take Two

A Return Walk – Take Two

Full Definition of PERFORMANCE ART:  a nontraditional art form often with political or topical themes that  typically features a live presentation to an audience or onlookers (as on a street) and draws on such arts as acting, poetry, music, dance, or painting. 1.   The accomplishment of a given task measured against preset known standards...
A Return Walk - Take One

A Return Walk – Take One

    Where does history begin? If you ask the Americans, it all began with them and the concept of performance art did surface in the US in the early seventies.1 But before anyone named it individual artists were using their own bodies in their art. Artists have always blurred the lines among art, life...
Water and stone

Water and stone

  HOW TO BLEND INTO A NATURAL ENVIROMENT according to collectively written texts on internet 1. Assess your environment, what color is it mostly? How loud or quiet is it? Is it still or is it moving? Consider these factors that will affect how you blend in. 2. Blend visually, this depends a lot on...
Island Turnaround

Island Turnaround

  "ahhhh an other awesome contact impro event in Stockholm! I wasn't sure how I was going to go, as it was an exploration of a public space, one of the tiny islands of the old town. the aim was to stay connected ourselves, to space and each other and have fun. It was like...
SKÄLVA goes Nature

SKÄLVA goes Nature

  "Stretching was a major part of my preparation." "Smell is a long-distance sense, a way of stretching time and finding out in advance what lies ahead." "Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life." "Stretching can be done with force or spontaneuosly" "An attempt at visualizing the Fourth Dimension: Take a...
Playday in snow

Playday in snow

  If you walk in snow you leave a trace.     Even if you know snow is cold you touch once again. Branches are surprisingly warm. If you fall onto them they bounce back. Laughter comes from inside. It grows outwards. Bodies move simultaneously. Eyecontact is pure joy. If you climb you see further. Bushes are...
Moving between Two Walls

Moving between Two Walls

A short glimpse of an exploration of the most narrow street in Stockholm.   When: 12th of April 2012 Where: Mårten Trorzigs gränd, Stockholm Duration: 19.00-20.00 Participants:  Amir, Chen, Dalia, Jenny, Kai, Lina-Lena, Ulrika and Vincentas
Back to the streets of Stockholm

Back to the streets of Stockholm

> In june 2013 ten movers met up to play, for a dance in the tiny parc of Axel Landqvist, Stockholm. The camera dancing with them. Later that summer three editors met in Vilnius and played with the visual material. The result travelled back to Stockholm where it was lost in the world of things to...
Through the Tunnel

Through the Tunnel

  One of the nine elements that generally occur during Near Death Experience is the tunnel experience. This involves being drawn into darkness through a tunnel, at an extremely high speed, until reaching a realm of radiant golden-white light. Also, although they sometimes report feeling scared, they do not sense that they were on the...
Homage a the Kärrtorp Manifestations

Homage a the Kärrtorp Manifestations

Women who use movement in public spaces for social commentary, art and protest are  myth-busting along many dimensions: active, not passive; strong not vulnerable; together, not isolated; public, not private; and, usually, angry, not alluring.     Different movements can be used to accentuate the changing effect,  including the hugging, swinging and sweeping. You won't see...
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