Tori Wraanes

Tori Wraanes

In collaboration with the Bergen Art Academy, there will be  a two day seminar in the week leading up to the festival, with talks by amongst others Shannon Cochrane, Roi Vaara, Knut Ove Arntzen, Amanda Stegell and Karen Kipphoff.

There will be two workshops accommodated by Aine Phillips (Ireland) and Diane Torr (USA/Scotland) respectively.

Aine Phillips

Aine Phillips

Diane Torr: Man For A Day

Aine Phillips: The Lost Runway

“The Lost Runway” is a collaborative live art series Áine has been working on with students from Kingston University London and Kyoto Seika, Japan in 2010 to create a series of performative sculptural costumes in response to real stories of lost and missing people in the world. For more information see

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Performance seminar NEVER OR NOW


In cooperation with the NEVER AND NOW Festival of Performance Art at Bergen Kjøtt, KHIB is arranging a seminar and workshop series

Two day seminar

Wednesday and Thursday, 26.-27.1.11 //////////////////art and theory, 4th floor Academy, C. Sundtsgate 53, Bergen

Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen, C.Sundtsgate 53, 5004 Bergen, 4th floor

Wednesday, January 26th 2011

09.45 Welcome by Karen Kipphoff, Agnes Nedregaard
10.00 – 10.45 Shannon Cochrane, artist, FADO network, Toronto, “Performance Festival Performance”
11.00 -11.45 Annette Arlander, TEAK Helsinki ” Is Performance Art self-portraiture?”
12.00 – 13.30 Lunchbreak / discussion
13.30-14.15 Amanda Steggell, artist Oslo “Uncanny technologies at work in performance”
14.30 – 15.15 Knut Ove Arntzen, UIB Bergen ” An avantgardistic regard on Performance Art and Theatre”
15.30 coffee / tea

Thursday, January 27th 2011

9.45 – 10.00 information about plans for a study course Performance Art KHIB by Karen Kipphoff

10.00 – 10.45 Roi Vaara, TEAK Helsinki, “Every piece of art is a statement – Roi Vaara talks why he has done what he has done.”

11.00 – 11.145 Elsebeth Rahlff, artist Bergen, ” From Coritus to the Flagg project”

12.00 – 13.30 Lunchbreak / discussion
13.30 – 14.15 Mary Coble, Fynsk Kunstakademie, Odense “Transgressive Bodies: Acts of Queering Performance”
14.30 – 15.15 Marie Nerland, artist and curator BIT Teatergarasjen / Volt Bergen ” On Performance-lecture ” (working title)
15.30 tea / coffee

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