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Photo, Until We Meet Again : Espen Mortensen

Biography is presented here

BY THOMAS OF NORWAY

 

2021

HOLDING POSITION (IN PROGRESS)

Duo/Dance Performance

Premiere: Svolvær, September 29 

Supported/funded by Dansearena nord, Kulturrådet/Arts Council Norway, Nordland County Council, Vågan kommune, Hurtigrutens hus and Nordland Visual Theater/Figurteateret i Nordland. Co-producer: Lofoten kulturhus

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2019

 

YOU MIGHT LIKE ME BETTER IF WE SLEEP TOGETHER

Solo/Dance Performance. 

Premiere: 24.09.19

Funded by Kulturrådet/Arts Council Norway, Norsk Kulturfond, Dansearena nord, Nordland County Council and Lofoten kulturhus.

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2017

UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN

Duo/Dance performance.

Premiere: September 2017

Funded by Nordland County Council, Vågan municipality, Vestvågøy Municipality and aksjonskomiteen Kulturfabrikken.

2016

IN SILENCE WE TRUST / WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

Solo/Dance performance.

Premiere: September 2016

Kimen Kulturhus, Stjørdal (NO) / World Mental Health Day Performance 

Funded by Mental Helse, Mental Helse Ungdom, Stjørdal Municipality 

 

TOMORROW FEELS LIKE YESTERDAY

Solo/Dance performance.

Premiere: March 2016

Kaviar Factory, Henningsvær (NO)

2015/2016

WHEN BOYS CRY

Solo/Dance performance

Premiere: March 2016

Produced with private funding

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2015

NO VISIBILITY

Solo/Dance performance 

Premiere: 2015

Produced with private funding

2014  

PICTURE PERFECT

Duo/Dance performance 

Premiere: 2014

Produced with private funding 

2013

SIBIR

Duo/Dance performance 

2012  

PILLOWS

Duo/Dance performance 

2010 / 2011  

 

SOCIETY´S LOCKER ROOM

Solo/Dance performance

Graduation performance Skolen for Samtidsdans

Produced with support from Vesterålen Regionråd

 

SELECTED WORKS & COLLABORATIONS 

2021-2022

  

RINA EIDE LØVAASEN (SE)

WHAT IS REAL INTUITIONAL ADAPTION WHEN THERE ARE SEDIMENTS TO REALITY?    

Porsgrunn (NO), Kunsthall Grenland, Performance.

Premiere: Due 2022 (Delayed due to Covid-19)

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2018

 

GRENSELØS

Kultursamarbeidet i Vesterålen / Vesterålen Regionråd: 30 Years Anniversary 

Choreographer, "BREATH" 

 

CAMILLA FIGENSCHOU (NO)

TAUBA I BEVEGELSE

Movie/film

2017/2019

TINE SUREL LANGE (NO)

KROPPSPRESS

Video performance 

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2015

RINA EIDE LØVAASEN (SE)

NO MONOPOLY IN SMOOTH SPACE

Performance

Malmö (SE), KHM Gallery, 04-05/2015 

Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space, Prague (CZ)

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24 HOUR SHADOW

Performance/Photo

Siglufjordur (IS)

Collaboration with Ronit Porat (IL)

SELECTED EVENTS, GUEST PERFORMANCES & FESTIVALS

 

2021

 

FESTSPILLENE I NORD-NORGE / ARCTIC ARTS FESTIVAL

Harstad (NO), You Might Like Me Better If We Sleep Together, 26/06/2021

Harstad (NO), INNAFØRR? Samtaleprogram - Kunstnersamtale, 25/06/2021

2020

DANSEFESTIVAL BARENTS

Hammerfest (NO), When Boys Cry, 04-08/11/2020

 

WHEN BOYS CRY - THE HOME EDITION

24/02/2020: Private home, Stjørdal (NO)

22/02/2020: Private home, Rennebu (NO)

20/02/2020: Plnty Magazine, Oslo (NO) 

2019

 

RADVENT 2019 BY RADART

Tromsø (NO), You Might Like Me Better If We Sleep Together / Rådstua Teaterhus, 11/12/2019

DANSSTATIONEN / PLATFORM (SE)

Malmö (SE), You Might Like Me Better If We Sleep Together, 06/12/2019

WHEN BOYS CRY - THE HOME EDITION

Malmö (SE), 02/11/2019

PLATFORM NORD 2019 (NO)

Kristiansand (NO), When Boys Cry, Teateret, 09/10 - 13/10/2019

NORSK-RUSSISKE KULTURDAGER 2019

Bodø (NO), Norwegian-Russian Culture Workshops, 17/09 - 19/09/2019

FORUM FOR NORDNORSKE DANSEKUNSTNERE 30 ÅR

Tromsø (NO), When Boys Cry, Rådstua Teaterhus, 10/08/2019

 

2018

       

WORLD MENTAL HEATH DAY

Ballangen (NO), When Boys Cry, 20/10/2019

 

PERFORMING ARTS RELAY

Hammerfest (NO)

Dance Ateliers Reykjavik, Dansearena nord, Seachange Lab, School of Creative and Performing Arts at University of Calgary

and Night Swimming Theater. 25/05 - 27/05/2018

2017  

   

LIAF LOFOTEN INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL

Creator & mediator, workshops performing arts, 01/09 - 01/10/2017 

KROPPSPRESS

BY TINE SUREL LANGE & ASAMISIMASA

Svolvær (NO), Video performance by Tine Surel Lange

THOMAS OF NORWAY + HANNE KOLSTØ DUO

FAKE LIGHTS

Svolvær (NO), Hanne Kolstø Duo, 29/04/2017 

THE INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY

WHEN BOYS CRY

Svolvær (NO)

In cooperation with Lofoten kulturhus, 28/04/2017 

WHEN BOYS CRY - SVOLVÆR CHURCH

Svolvær (NO), When Boys Cry, 25/01/2017 

2016

   

LYDRØRT - A PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL

Henningsvær (NO), When Boys Cry, 30/04/2016 

 

IN THE NAME OF COD / T.H.E. CREATOR

Røst (NO), When Boys Cry, 03/11/2016 

 

TOUR - WHEN BOYS CRY - DEN KULTURELLE SKOLESEKKEN

 Lofoten tour (NO), When Boys Cry, 21/11 - 25/11/2016 

2015

     

PRAGUE QUADRENNIAL OF PERFORMANCE DEISGN AND SPACE

Performance, No Monopoly In A Smooth Space by Rina Eide Løvaasen 

24 HOUR SHADOW

Siglufjordur (IS), 05/06/2015

NO VISIBILITY

Siglufjordur (IS), 24/06/2015

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

2018

NORDLAND KUNST-OG FILMFAGSKOLE

Kabelvåg (NO), Guest teacher, Dance & Movements,11/2018 

 

 

2016 - 2022

       

AORTA DANSEKOMPANI

Svolvær (NO), Director, founder and choreographer

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2017

LIAF - LOFOTEN INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL

Henningsvær (NO), Creator & mediator, workshops performing arts, 01/09 - 01/10/2017

2016

LYDRØRT - A PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL

Henningsvær (NO), Workshop "Silence Space

2012 - 2014

HITRA KULTURSENTER

Hitra (NO), Dancer teacher and dancer

2010 - 2011

SORTLAND KULTURSKOLE

Sortland (NO), Dance teacher, 80% substitute position 

GRANTS, MENTORING & SUPPORT 

2021

 

GUEST ARTIST 2021 / DANSEARENA NORD

Development programme

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2020

 

DANSEARENA NORD

Producer support 2020-2021

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2020-2021 

CODA OSLO INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL - CREATIVE LAB

Two-year project for young choreographers with mentoring and networking

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2020

 

FORUM FOR NORDNORSKE DANSEKUNSTNERE

Member grant 

 

2019

 

ARTS COUNCIL NORWAY / STATENS KUNSTNERSTIPEND

Diversity grant / diversestipend

2015 

 

VESTERÅLEN REGIONRÅD

Travel grant 

ARTIST-IN-RESDIENCE

2021

 

FIGURTEATERET I NORDLAND / NORDLAND VISUAL THEATER, STAMSUND (NO)

May - June 2021

 

2020

 

DANSEARENA NORD, HAMMERFEST (NO)

October - November 2020

2019

 

DANSEARENA NORD, HAMMERFEST (NO)

February 2019

2015

   

KULTURFABRIKKEN, SORTLAND (NO)

July 2015

 

REITIR, SIGLUFJORDUR (IS)

May - June 2015 

MEMBER OF

CREO FORBUNDET FOR KUNST OG KULTUR

PAHN PERFORMING ARTS HUB NORWAY

FNND FORUM FOR NORDNORSKE DANSEKUNSTNERE

          - Member of board 2021-2022