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curation’s dramaturgy

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Curation’s Dramaturgy

From February–April 2015, four international curators and / or dramaturges will meet in dialogue with four international artists and / or choreographers at Stockholm University of the Arts. The dialogues are an initiative from professor André Lepecki and take place within Stockholm Uniart’s profile area Concept and Composition.


April 27 – El Hadji Sy: Painting, Performance, Politics – A dialogue on the practice of El Hadji Sy

El Hadji Sy is a visual and performance artist, political activist and curator from Dakar in Senegal. He chooses painting as his preferred medium to develop his artistic research, negotiate his multiple identities, and conduct his ideological battles.

28 april – Clémentine Deliss: The Post-Ethnographic Museum as Curatorial Experimentation

In 2015, an ethnographic museum appears to be out of time, and its collection unable to combine with current concepts of contemporaneity. What can one do to break this stasis and dislodge the anachronism embedded in its collections? How can ethnographic artefacts, of which there exist over 5 million in Germany alone, provide a central pool from which to reconfigure experimental research into visual culture and artistic practice?

mette ingvartsen: 75% seminar

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April 30 Konstnärliga Forskarskolan PhD candidate Mette Ingvartsen is presenting her 75% seminar with two performances, presentations and a discussion with Clémentine Deliss.

Prior to the seminar Mette is performing her piece 69 positions at MDT on April 28 and 29 (20-22). More information about both these events is found at uniarts web page (in Swedish)

The program for April 30 is:

10-12: Discussion between Mette Ingvartsen and Clémentine Deliss about 69 positions and about the concept of language in choreography.

13-14.30: Presentation by Mette Edvardsen

14.30-16: Presentation by Sarah Vanhee

16-17: Final discussion

sara wilén and operaimprovisatörerna

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On Friday April 10th, Sara Wilén and Operaimprovisatörerna will perform and interact with the audience in an experimental research session at the Pufendorf Institute, Lund University. The session is arranged by the cross scientific Advanced Study Group AVaCO at Lund University, where Sara is a member. AVaCO also involves many other researchers in voice, music and music education, from different research fields within the university. cd

improvised music performance and art opening

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Opera singer, improviser and PhD candidate Sara Wilén is involved in an event together with visual artist Magdolna Szabó at Staffanstorp Konsthall. At the opening of Szabó’s show on Sunday February 15 at 14.00 Wilén together with Tiina Markkanen, soprano, Fritiof Palm, violin and Jonatan Sersam, piano, will perform improvised music in an attempt to expand the field of interartistic collaboration.

More information (Swedish) in the attached folder.

elke marhöfer in rotterdam

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In case you are in Rotterdam this week, please join Elke and Misha at the Rotterdam Film Festival for the screening of our recent film Primate Colors.


  • Saturday, 24th January, 14:30 at Lantaren Venster 3
  • Sunday 25th January, 20:15 at Lantaren Venster 3

Full program can be found here.


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Anna Einarsson’s Metamorfoser is presented for the first time in an open rehearsal at Kapellet in Stockholm on Sunday January 18 at 15:00. Participants are Sofia Jernberg, Lina Nyberg, Isabel Sörling och Anna Einarsson and there is no cover charge.

Metamorfoser is composed for four singers and live electronics based on a text by Jörgen Dahlqvist. This is the second project within Anna’s PhD project at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm. The official premiere will be in May 2015.

There is only a limited number of seats at Kapellet so please register with Anna if you want to go.

carl unander scharin: doctoral defence

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Carl Unander-Scharins dissertation Extending Opera – Artist-led Explorations in Operatic Practice through Electronics and Interactivity is presented and defended. Following are the timetable of the events:

  • 28 januari, 18 – Dress rehearsal
  • 29 januari kl 10.30 – 12.00 Performance
  • 29 januari kl 13.00 – Defence

More information.


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Where: Kulturhuset, Hörsalen
When: December 4, 17:30


A performance by KammarensembleN, Anna Lindal, Susanne Jaresand, Sven-David Sandström and seventeen dancers that investigates the way that listening unites dance and music.

More information at www.kammarensemblen.nu.

museum of the sketches: 80th anniversary

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The Museum of the Sketches in Lund celebrates its 80th anniversary on Saturday October 25. The events start at 12pm and features Konstnärliga Forskarskolan PhD Sara Wilén among others. More information at the Museum website.

deciding to say yes to things

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Malin Arnell activities


October 27-November 16

Kapitel, Kaput, Kapital, Kapitulera, Capitulum:\of a text and a part of the arm, a collaboration among others

Malin Arnell will be collaborating with Imri Sandströn and Fia Backström this fall. Between October 27 and November 16, they share their process at Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation in Stockholm. The exhibition is curated by Nathalie Åhbeck.

  • Förtätning/Densification #1: Saturday, 1 November, 7pm
  • Förtätning/Densification #2: Sunday, 16 November, 2pm-5pm

Regular opening hours:

  • Monday-Friday 11am-6pm
  • Saturday 11am-3pm

December 5, sometime between 7:45pm and 9:45pm

Setting the Scene

Malin is also working on a new full-evening piece for the Movement Research Festival, Fall 2014 at Danspace Project | St. Mark’s Church in New York. Curated by Rebecca Brooks, Daria Faïn, and Shelley Senter.

October 26, 4pm-10pm

SUNDAY RUN_UP with Hanna Wildow, Sara Ruddock, Joakim Nyström, Malin Arnell,

Sebastian Lingserius, Ofelia Jarl Ortega, Elin Magnusson, Cecilia Parsberg, Liv Strand, Marcus Doverud. SUNDAY RUN_UP is organized by ccap and Cristina Caprioli, Philip Berlin and Ulrika Berg at Design Hall, LM Ericsson Väg 14, Stockholm.

November 8, 6pm-10pm

Release for Johanna Gustavssons book “Jag gör vi varje dag.” at Konsthall C.

  • 6:30pm Film screening: Monica M. by Karin Michalski
  • 7:30pm Mona Gustavsson, Malin Arnell and Zafire Vrba are reading aloud from the book “Jag gör vi varje dag.”

November 15, around 11am

A 15 minutes performance during Creative Time Summit: Stockholm, at Kulturhuset.

November 22, 11am-6pm

Frédéric Gies artistic development project “Bad Girls’ Practice” at Stockholms konstnärliga högskola, Linnégatan 87

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