Performance Programme

The following events are part of Room for Performance 13 September - 1 October 2016, a collaboration between Bildmuseet and Vita Kuben, Norrlandsoperan's exhibition space for contemporary art. Free admission to all events. Preregistration is only required to the artist led workshops. Welcome!

TUESDAY 13/9 - SUNDAY 18/9
Film in Flexhallen during all opening hours: The Misfits: 30 Years of Fluxus (80 min) featuring leading Fluxus artists such as Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Jonas Mekas and Yoko Ono.

TUESDAY EVENING 13/9
Inauguration of the performance weeks at Bildmuseet, Room for Performance. Performance by Moe Satt and Martin Wallén. Artists Bill Olsson and Gabriel Bohm Calles introduces performance art. Prolonged opening hours, café & bar.

18.00 Performance: Martin Wallén (Umeå)
18.30  Rum för performance is opened by Lisa Lundström, Bildmuseet, and Helena Wikström, Vita Kuben/Norrlandsoperan. Talk by Bill Olson, performance pioneer in Umeå (Decay Pitch).
19.00 Talk: Artist Gabriel Bohm Calles, (Malmö) gives an introduction to performance art.
20.00 Performance: Moe Satt (Yangon)

SATURDAY 17/9
Performance by John Court, Hanne Lippard and Gunilla Samberg, as well as Maja Melsted and Jenny Simm, students at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts.

11.00-18.00 Performance: John Court (Torneå), ongoing (7 hours)
13.00 Performance: Gunilla Samberg (Umeå)
13.45 Performance: Maja Melsted (student at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts)
15.00 Performance: Jenny Simm (student at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts) with workshop participants. Workshop in the workshop area 14.00-14.45 if you want to participate
16.00 Performance: Hanne Lippard (Berlin)

SATURDAY 17/9 - SUNDAY 18/9
Two-day performance workshop led by Malmö-based artist Gabriel Bohm Calles. 10:00-16:00 both days. Max 12 persons, pre-registration required.

SUNDAY 18/9
Performance by Jumana Emil Abboud, Johanna Hästö, Edith Marie Pasquier and others. London-based curator Filipa Ramos talks about the artist Joan Jonas.

13.00 Performance: Jumana Emil Abboud (Jerusalem)
14.00 Performance: Johanna Hästö (Säter)
15.00 Talk: Filipa Ramos, kurator (London) gives a talk about artist Joan Jonas
16.30 Performance: Edith Marie Pasquier (London), with double-bassist Josefin Landmér from Norrlandsoperan

TUESDAY 20/9 - SUNDAY 25/9
Film during all opening hours: Joan Jonas' Reanimation, which she performed at Umeå Jazz Festival 2013 as part of Bildmuseet's Theatrical Fields exhibition.

TUESDAY EVENING 20/9
Performance by Malmö-based artist Karl Larsson and artist talk by Edith Marie Pasquier (London). Prolonged opening hours, café & bar.

18.30 Performance: Karl Larsson (Malmö)
19.00 Artist-talk: How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, a Wolf and Seven Wild Birds. Edith Marie Pasquier (London) reflects on Joseph Beuys and his performances with animals.

SATURDAY 24/9
Performance by Cecilia Germain and WOL performance duo, as well as art students  Razvan Anghelache and Annika Stridh, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts.

13.00-17.00 Performance: Razvan Anghelache (student at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts), one person at the time (15 min), drop-in
14.00 Performance: Annika Stridh (student at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts)
15.00 Performance: WOL performanceduo (Stockholm)
16.00 Performance: Cecilia Germain (Umeå)

SATURDAY 24/9 - SUNDAY 25/9
Two-day performance workshop led by British duo Zierle & Carter. 10:00-18:00 both days. Max 15 persons, pre-registration required. In collaboration with Teatercentrum Norra, Danscentrum Norr and Ögonblicksteatern.

SUNDAY 25/9
Performance by Ida Hansson, Eskil Liepa and performance duo Zierle & Carter, as well as Ellen Angus and Josefine Östlund, students at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts.

13.00 Performance: Josefine Östlund (student at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts)
13.30 - 15.30 Performance: Ellen Angus (student at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts)
14.30 Performance: Eskil Liepa (Umeå)
15.30 Performance: Ida Hansson (Umeå)
16.30 Performance: Zierle & Carter (Cornwall) with workshop participants

TUESDAY 27/9 - SUNDAY 1/10
Filmed performance by John Court, Essi Kausalainen, Zierle & Carter and others, looped in Flexhallen during opening hours. By the workshop area on second floor, a film by Mark Harvey (Auckland).

TUESDAY EVENING 27/9
18:30 Essi Kausalainen (Finland) and Moe Satt (Burma) present their work and discuss performance art with Micael Norberg, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts.
Prolonged opening hours, café & bar. In association with Iaspis.

THURSDAY 29/9 - FRIDAY 30/9
Two-day performance workshop led by Helsinki-based artist Essi Kausalainen.
10:00-16:00 both days. Max 12 persons, pre-registration required.

SATURDAY 1/10
Performance by Sofia Breimo, Essi Kausalainen and the performance duo Zierle & Carter.

13:00-18:00 Performance: Zierle & Carter (Cornwall) ongoing (5 hours)
13.00-15.00 samt 16.00-18.00 Performance: Sofia Breimo (Uppsala), one person at the time (ca 10 min), drop-in
15.00 Performance: Essi Kausalainen (Helsingfors) with workshop participants