YOUR HEART OUT

YOUR HEART OUT is a dance work initiated by Ella Östlund and Ottavia Catenacci, in collaboration with the sound designer Eliza Bozek. YOUR HEART OUT is working with the concept of fandom. According to Cambridge dictionary Fandom is intended as ‘the state of being a fan of someone or something, especially a very enthusiastic one’.…

What the eye does not see

What the eye doesn’t see We will explore how we can communicate dance, movement, music and song in the dark – through all senses other than sight. We will work with our poetic/aesthetic perception of space and direction, intensity and mood, dance and music when we are not using sight to experience the work. The…

Beatrice Visits Islands that Begin with ‘B’

Beatrice Visits Islands Beginning with ‘B’ In the experiment and project I will develop my multifaceted artistic practice consisting of acting, text, performance, video, drawing, photography, painting, sculpture, etc. Compile and fuse these different artistic approaches, forms and fields and bring them into a new context to: Beatrice Visits Islands Beginning with ‘B’. I will…

If anything is not

If anything is not The project “If anything is not” is a research around holes. Holes as entities made of nothing. We can define them as an absence or a trace of what it was, as well as the structure and identity of the entity that supports it. Holes talk about what it is through…

Ode to Alone

Ode to Alone is a celebration of solo practice that I will carry out for two consecutive weeks at Forsøgstationen. Over the past decade and a half, I’ve been going to the studio regularly to just dance by myself. To practice. To be alone. You could say that the studio became a unique body given…

SLIM

SLIM S Question: Is it possible to write a script and perform a play in a gender-neutral way? – and ethnicity neutral? SLIM is a performative investigation about identity politics. The experiment looks at hhow much can be liquefied in one piece without losing its shape? How to play a snail snail, and how to…

Smooth Oscillator

Smooth Oscillator With Smooth Oscillator we are inspired by Jane Bennet’s definition of assemblage as a gathering of materials that are distinct but inseparable. The elements of an assemblage are never fully independent, constantly affecting and being affected by one another in a way that resists clear hierarchies. We want to explore the potential of…

Anorexia; my best friend, my worst enemy

Anorexia; my best friend, my worst enemy Key question: How do we investigate the physicality of eating disorders based on autobiographical material to uncover and elucidate the psychomotor roots of body dysmorphia. The purpose of the experiment is toresearch methods for performing arts bodily work with vulnerable life experts on their terms, focusing on the…

BETWEEN STRINGS

Between Strings In the experiment Between Strings – the audience and the space, I work with the string installation, Between Strings. It is a large spatial sound installation that basically consists of seven strings in different materials, stretched out in space over 5-10 meters. In the experiment, I will expand the sound installation to include…

EMOTIONAL LANDSCAPE

Emotional landscape How can I as a player navigate my emotions in an improvisation? Emotions are abstract, constantly moving and hard to pin down. How can I be concrete and approach the work without getting lost in the flux? Able to capture the feeling, make it clear, but still alive in the moment? Hopefully the…