NORDLYS/P-noise research trip in Manila

We have been supported by the Danish Art council to go to Manila for a research trip to be able to create Manila VOL. 2.
By sending Ray Roa from P-noise and Julie Rasmussen from NORDLYS they will meet up with new and old collaborators, scout for locations and be inspired to create a new cultural meeting point for Nordic and Filipino artists.

Day 1

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6th of June
We arrived in hot Manila, where we met up with our local bodyguards (Rays cousins) and got to our hostel Lub d, which is in the heart of Manila. This could definitely work as a good place for the artists to stay, if we choose locations in this area. It´s light and clean rooms, and a nice meeting point in the lobby with food drinks and a big meeting room. There will also soon be a rooftop restaurant!

I hear someone (DK)

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VIDEO: I Hear Someone-2
HVORNÅR: Kl. 19.00 den 4. og 5. september
HVOR: Onkel Dannys Plads (måske kan du se dem forvirret rundt om i Kødbyen allerede fra kl. 18.00)
“An immersion in a gloomy place, where the unknown is lurking around the corner in recognizable disguise.
Is it you or me in this unreal reality, or me and you in a conscious dream?

Inspired by David Lynch’s dark, surreal and quirky work, with a twist of understated naivety.”

Credits:
Choreographers and dancers: Nadia Marilena Roccato & Sarah Hedegaard Pedersen
Photos: Nadia Marilena Roccato & Sarah Hedegaard Pedersen

 

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Foto: Julie Rasmussen

The Movie

 

Et friskt og eksperimenterende bud på hvad samtidsdans og elektronisk musik kan sammen. Under kunstnernavnet “Kristal and Jonny Boy” vælger Kristina og Jonny koncerten som koreografi, kroppen som instrument og musikken som koreograf.

A refreshing and experimental take on electronic music and contemporary dance combined.

 

 

kristal_and_jonny_boy 1KRISTAL AND JONNY BOY – Kristina Hanses, Jonny Eriksson (SE)

KRISTAL AND JONNY BOY är en pop/performance duo som använder sig av flera teatraliska uttryck så som dans, musik och elektromekaniska props när dom uppträder live. Duon bildades I Amsterdam våren 2010 och har gått från att uppträda på gatan till att uppträda på både musikscener och teaterscener.

K&JB består av Kristina Hanses – sång och modern/nutida dans och Jonny Eriksson – gitarr och trummaskiner. deras låtar sträcker sig från glada och naiva till mystiskt melankoliska.

Deras musikaliska filosofi och deras individuella uttryck kombinerar akustiska singer-songwriter stilar med elektroniska element och dans. Kristal och Jonny Boy är alltid så mycket mer än bara musik.

 

Hjemmeside: wp.kristalandjonnyboy.se

 

 

MAGMA

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Stærk, mørk, nordisk dansefilm. MAGMA er en eksperimentende kortfilm som fanger det ekstreme naturlandskab i melankolsk, mørk og poetisk stemning. RAMMATIKs stærke æstetik transformerer færøernes magi til en surrealistisk oplevelse gennem stærkt visuelle kostumer, bevægelser og vibrerende musik.

MAGMA is an experimental short film that catches the Faroese landscape in a melancholic, dark and poetic atmosphere.

 

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Den færøske filmduo består af koreograf Rannvá Káradóttir og designer Marianna Mørkøre. De tillader sig at dvæle ved melankolien og formår at transmittere og transformere færøernes magi til film.

R A M M A T I K formed by Rannvá Káradóttir & Marianna Mørkøre is a Faroese film duo at the forefront of artistic filmmaking. With an experimental approach they have developed a distinctive visual identity, resulting in international recognition and awards.

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Magma – Trailer from Rammatik on Vimeo.

Magma is the 1st film in a greater series of experimental short films that embrace and discover movement through camera.

www.rammatik.com

Exorcism#1

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Det første af en serie koreografiske værker af Sarah Armstrong, der udforsker gnostiske og transformative handlinger. Exorcism#1 er et forsøg på at udføre exorcisme på samtidens vanetænkning og fremmane en ny identitet i nuet.

-life is an need of an exorcism…

Exorcism#1 is the beginning of a series of small choreographic works by Sarah Armstrong, which seek to explore the notion of gnostic and transformative acts. An attempt to execute a modern day exorcism from the culture of habit and path. To evoke a new identity of self in the present. 

 

Sarah Armstrong (DK)

Med sin unikke “sarah-armstrong-portraitgå til grænsen” mentalitet i sin kunst, sammensmeltes en sjælden råhed og en stærk sensualitet i Sarah Armstrongs kunstneriske univers. Hun repræsenterer underverdenens væsen i en nutidig kvindekrop og en vulgaritet der i transformationen gennem hendes kunst manifesterer poesi og skønhed.

Sarah Armstrong is an independent artist based in copenhagen working in the field of performance, writing, dance and choreography. She graduated from laban dance university, london and has performed in various performance art festivals and venues during the past years, abroad and nationally. Sarah mostly works in solo contexts, which seek to either explore, damage or celebrate. Her works are concerned with themes such as; fluidity, normativity, power structure, transformation, failure and silliness as another form of wisdom.

 

MOPA – ReRe Mix

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Pontus Petterson præsenterer en ny udgave af et længere koreografisk projekt, skabt specielt til NORDLYS festivalen. MOPA (My Own Private Army) består af tre dele, og ReRe Mix er et sidespor som tager udgangspunkt i MOPA – I disappear in Darkness og MOPA – The Sociocats.

MOPA (my own private army) is a longer choreographic projects that dates back already in 2009 with the creation of the solo Dress. MOPA consists of three main projects, MOPA – Preparing for battle (Dansens Hus 2012) MOPA – I disappear in darkness (Weld, 2014) and MOPA – The Sociocats. Two of the projects has already been created and performed, the third is in its beginning faze, MOPA – ReRe MIx is a sidetrack created for NORDLYS and in the middle/part of  MOPA – I disapper in darkness and MOPA – The Sociocats.

Pontus Pettersson (SE)
Pontus er en ung performer med integritet og troværdighed. Pontus besidder en ægthed i sit umiddelbare og friske bevægelsessprog. Han forstår at formidle et scenisk udtryk der skaber tiltro mellem kunstner og modtager.

 

oceanpiePontus Pettersson (1983) is a Swedish dancer and choreographer based in Stockholm. He received his dance training at Statens Scenek

unst Skole in Copenhagen and holds a master in choreography from the University of Dance and Circus in Stockholm. His choreographic work ranges from fortune telling to choreographies/dances on the main stage, from a necklace to sweet whispers in you ear. It is a love for dancing with a particular interest in objects that bridge to a choreography that is as much daring, useless and beautiful.

 

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Fight Fire With Fire

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Af og med Julie Rasmussen & Maren Fidje Bjørneseth (NO)

Prolog

It’s like role playing.

My role…

is…

all the thoughts that provoke your fear…

Yours…

is rational thinking.

I am nature…

All the things that you call nature.

Okay, Mr. Nature.

What do you want?

 

Julie og Maren arbejder under navnet YRV, og deres samarbejde bunder i det stærke fysiske udtryk, med en blanding af leg, humor og blodig alvor.  Fight Fire with fire leger med hvordan to mennesker prøver at forstå hinandens instinkter.

The duet plays with the mix of deadly seriousness and humour. Where two people meet and try to understand each others instincts.

 

Forestillingen er produceret af Kristiansand kommune, Cultiva express og Trafo

Female Fonda Fans

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Female Fonda Fans er en forestilling om en sulten, utrættelig og seksuelt umættelig kvinde. Med Jane Fondas aerobic video “Workout – advanced” fra 1982 males et portræt af en kompleks karakter der både indeholder den omsorgsfulde moderfigur, den motionsdyrkende kropsfikserede overskudskvinde og den seksuelt umættelige.

Auster & Ulmen ønsker at afsløre os selv og publikum i udforskningen af nutidens trang til selviscenesættelse og i hvilket omfang vi hver især er ofre for både ydre og indre editering. Kan vi gennem en ikonisk fitnessform tydeliggøre hvor hurtigt en norm kan dannes gennem et fælles bevægelsesmønster?

Jane Fonda’s aerobics video from 1982 is the starting point for this complex and light hearted portrait of a complex character that encapsules the caring mother figure, the exercising body fixated power woman and the sexually unstoppable vixen.

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AUSTER&ULMEN (DK)

AUSTER&ULMEN blev født i september 2013. Som nyudklækkede dansekunstnere graver Tine Østergaard & Tilde Nielsen ind til kernen og undersøger hvem de er, hvad de står for og hvad der interesserer dem.
Lysten til grin, fornyelse, nysgerrig udforskning og provokation er med til at cementere det kunstneriske fundament for AUSTER&ULMEN. Med afsæt i et humoristisk univers hvor “alt er tilladt”, tør AUSTER&ULMEN at gå til det kunstneriske arbejde med lethed, humor og nydelse.

AUSTER&ULMEN has existed since 2013 when Tine Østergaard & Tilde Nielsen decided to create an arena for their investigations into who they are, what they stand for and what interests them. Their starting point is a universe, where anything is allowed, as AUSTER&ULMEN approach the artistic work ith a sense of ease, humour and pleasure.

 

Lola Hybrid (DK)

 

HVORNÅR: Kl. 19.00 – 21.00 den 4. og 5. september
OPMØDE: Onkel Dannys Plads/ Kødbyen

This solo is based on the memories of strong willed women in Ray’s life from when he was born until now. He has blended and characterizes abstract forms of personalities to create a site-specific dance theatre piece for Nordlys. This Hybrid version of “Lola” Ray has collaborated with   and Ukrainian Born textile/knit Designer Valeria Olkova collaborate both in design and moving installation character that allows the audience to be introduced to each dance pieces that was chosen for “Nordlys”

 

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Foto: Jan Vesala
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Foto: Mikkel Suppras

 

 

 

 

Artist: Reymond Roa

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Just a stupid little piece/Girl on fire (DK)

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Foto: Dansekunst i Grenland/Jan Erik Fillan

HVORNÅR: Kl. 19.00 – 21.00 den 4. og 5. september
OPMØDE: Onkel Dannys Plads/ Kødbyen

”Just a stupid little piece/Girl on fire” is just that. A stupid little piece and a girl on fire. Hilde plays the role of herself, and at the same time; the role of fire, the flame. The confusion is accompanied by Alicia Keys, who is also not sure. A girl? A flame? Fire? She is moving through space, flowing, catching and sharing sparks. The moment where she suddenly remembers that she is a girl, it hurts a bit to be on fire.

The piece is mainly for fun. It is also for the joy of movement and for the choreographers addiction to surprising and sudden electric shocks and changes.

Underneath, there are questions of why we always wish to be or become something.

Looks like a girl, but she`s a flame.

 

Choreographer and dancer: Hilde Ingeborg Sandvold

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Foto: Mikkel Suppras / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Mikkel Suppras
Foto: Mikkel Suppras / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Mikkel Suppras
Foto: Mikkel Suppras / Nordlys 2015

 

I dwell upon people (SE)

HVORNÅR: Kl. 19.00 – 21.00 den 4. og 5. september
OPMØDE: Onkel Dannys Plads/ Kødbyen

”I dwell upon people” is based on the way metaphors are made. They represent situations that one may be familiar with. “I dwell upon people” shows how it is to work as a young artist in the field of performing arts. Deals with the topic of subsidy within arts and questioning the art itself. “ LOOK AT IT! IT IS RIGHT INFRONT OF YOUR EYES; IT IS A PIECE OF ART….”

Choreographer: Ellinor Ljungkvist

Performers: Ellinor Ljungkvist, Georg Kammerer

Foto: Michael Grönholdt / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Michael Grönholdt / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Jan Vesala / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Jan Vesala / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Jan Vesala / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Jan Vesala / Nordlys 2015

PEOPLE (NO)


HVORNÅR:
Kl. 19.00 – 21.00 den 4. og 5. september
OPMØDE: Onkel Dannys Plads/ Kødbyen

People have an inlaid feeling that they have the ability to predict the future, or if they see
patterns they have a built in feeling that they’re meaningful,
and a built in feeling that they can control things. (Leonard Mlodinow)

”People” is a confusing, hypnotizing, bizarre and occasionally frantic quartet where the four
dancers persistently explore...patterns.

 

Choreographer: Ingvild Isaksen

Performed by Kompaniiisaksen: 
Ingvild Isaksen, Maren Fidje Bjørneseth, Masako Matsushita, Elisa Vassena

Photo: Paolo Paggi

 

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Where Does the Light Go? (FI)

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Valtteris video presentation

HVORNÅR:
Kl. 19.00 – 21.00 den 4. og 5. september
OPMØDE: Onkel Dannys Plads/ Kødbyen

A starkly minimalistic physical exploration of memories and dreams, transformed into one solo and a duet. Memory has no chronology, where Valtteri is trying to analyze childhood emotions and memories that have survived only as fragmentary flashes, no matter how hard he tries to return to them. ”What if one didn’t strive to recreate the truth, but would uninhibitedly exaggerate, paraphrase and plagiarize? Does a performance always present everything as the truth, or reveal a lie to the spectator?

Choreographer: Valtteri Raekallio

Dancers: Valtteri Raekallio, Auri Ahola

How to be/loved – Perspectives (DK)

HVORNÅR: Kl. 20.00 – 21.00 (med artist talk)
HVOR: Forsøgs stationen – Sønder Blvd. 81, 1720 København V

The piece deals with the complexity of family relations and how contradictory they can be. Wanting to be close, and not. Wanting the other family members to take part of ones life, and not. Maybe the most intriguing contradiction is how difficult it can be to receive love, when this is what we want and need the most. Whenever a situation between the two performers rethink what they were certain of just a minute ago. The movement and text are complementing, and sometimes contradicting, each other creating an intriguing and complex expression.

Choreographer: Antoinette Helbing

Dancers: Sofia Karlsson, Jan Vesala

Composer: Christoph Scherbaum

Supported by the sound score that travels around the audience in a four channel mix

Oudeis (SE)

HVORNÅR: Kl. 19.00 – 21.00 den 4. og 5. september
OPMØDE: Onkel Dannys Plads/ Kødbyen

Oudeis is a choreographic installation that rediscover a new relationship between the moving body and the story of Odysseus. A dance without center where voices can speak from the various body parts as if they were characters from the story. A framework in which the physical movement is dictated by the word and the words dictated by the movement, where the relationship between  the two is re-­‐written.

 

Choreography/Dance: Sebastian Lingserius and Allison Ahl (SE)

Funded by the Swedish Arts Council, Innovativ Kultultur, Stockholm County Council and the City of Stockholm

Foto: Jan Vesala / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Jan Vesala / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Jan Vesala / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Jan Vesala / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Michael Grönholdt / Nordlys 2015
Foto: Michael Grönholdt / Nordlys 2015

Glitter Bird

My Grönholdt henter i soloforestillingen Glitter Bird inspiration fra “Turning” – en musikdokumentar af Charles Atlas Antony and the Johnsons. ”Turning” portrætterer 13 kvinder der udfylder hele spektret af alder, race, seksualitet, unikke og originale stile. Antony kalder det “en udstødts galleri af vidunderlighed” og udefra set  “et transseksuelt manifest.” My transformerer filmens hyldest til mangfoldighed og det unikke igennem en magisk og drømmende glitterdans, fyld af poesi, cirkulære, bløde og harmoniske bevægelser. I søgen efter en verden, hvor alle er velkomne, accepterede og respekterede.

The solo perfomance Glitter Bird is a magical tribute to diversity and the unique takes inspiration from the film “Turning”  by Charles Atlas.

 

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My Grönholdt (SE)
Med et stærkt visuelt udtryk zoomer My igennem en feministisk linse ind på spørgsmål omkring vores samtid, fremtid, krop, køn og normer. My Grönholdt er uddannet fra Statens Scenekunstskole i 2011. Mys værker er blevet opført på Dansehallerne, Thousand Threads, Bora Bora, Skånes Dansteater, Københavns Musikteater, Dansstationen, Ravnedans, Lunds Konsthall og Malmöfestivalen m.fl.

Through a feministic lense, My zooms in on questions regarding our contemporary society and the future, the body, gender and norms.

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