Workshop # 3 Performing Garment
October 21st– November 1st, 2019 At Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHIO), Oslo, Norway
Performing Garment was a workshop in which costume designers were provided with conditions to create performance starting from their designed garments
LINK TO VIDEO DOCUMENTATION FROM WORKSHOP # 3: Please double-click at the video to enter full screen.
An open call was published on the webpage of Costume Agency Research project and spread though social media and through presentations at the Prague Quadrennial June 2019 and in network gatherings as OISTAT Costume Design Sub Commission June 2019.
Applicants were professional costume designers or/ and scenographers, performing art artists, costume design students at Master level and PhD fellows in costume design or/ and scenography.
Each participant brought garments and description for their visions for a performance embedded in the garments or/ and ideas for what to try out in the workshop.
The designers were provided with:
- Individually 4 sessions x 3 hours totally 16 hours with two performers/ dancers
- Sharing sessions 4 session x 3 hours totally 12 hours x four performers/ dancers
- Space and basic stage equipment
- Light design and dialogue with a light designer
- Consultations by the two main researchers of Costume Agency
- All workshop participants met for feedback and brainstorming sessions to help each other think and create
- A photo session and video recording of the performance
Designer Signe Becker. Performers Nadege Kubwayo and Victor A. O. Pedersen. Photo Espen Tollefsen.
Um abraço negro. Designer Fausto Viana.
Performers Nadege Kubwayo, Victor A. O. Pedersen and Fausto Viana. Photo Espen Tollefsen.
Designer Christina Lindgren. Performers Lenka Rozehnal and Tova Ekenberg. Photo Espen Tollefsen.
Designer Linnea Bågander. Performers Nadege Kubwayo and Victor A. O. Pedersen. Photo Espen Tollefsen.
Designer Fridtjof Brevig. Performers Lenka Rozehnal and Tova Ekenberg. Photo Espen Tollefsen.
Designer Sally Elizabeth Dean. Performers Lenka Rozehnal and Tova Ekenberg. Photo Espen Tollefsen.
Costume designers: Linnea Bågander, Fausto Viana, Christina Lindgren, Signe Becker, Fridtjof Brevig and Sally Elizabeth Dean
Performers: Nadege Kubwayo, Victor A. O. Pedersen, Tova Ekenberg, Lenka Rozehnal, with Claudia.
Interviewer: Sodja Lotker
Light Design: Kaja Glenne Lund
Costume Agency Research Team: Christina Lindgren and Sodja Lotker
Dramaturgical assistance: Sodja Lotker
Vibeke Heide/ Sentimeter Film
Recorded at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHIO). Oslo. Norway
Written by christinasodja
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