STATE (2016)

STATE is part dance performance and part live concert, and ings out of a lengthy research into ritual dances from a range of places and times. The interest lies in what mental and bodily states these dances can produce amongst performers and spectators. Together with renown costume designer Henrik Vibskov and the world-touring noise musician Lasse Marhaug, Fiksdal and Petersen have created an imme...

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Shadows of Tomorrow (2016)

Shadows of Tomorrow is a reworking of Ingri Fiksdal’s production BAND from 2012. With Shadows of Tomorrow Fiksdal wants to create the immersive experience of a psychedelic concert, but only through moving bodies and light. There is no music to be heard. The work investigates the potential for kinesthetic transferen...

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Cosmic Body (2015)

Cosmic Body is Ingri Fiksdal’s new expanse of choreographed lights, illusions, sounds, moving bodies and objects. Noticeable inspired by the idea of perpetual motion and kinetic flow, Fiksdal has constructed Cosmic Body as something joyously hypnotic and mischievously spacious. The synergy and shifting relationships of elements and bodies creates an intensity that aims for an i...

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Hoods (2014)

A disorienting distortion of perception. Wearing costumes that enshroud their entire body and face, the audience circulates freely through the performance area, a space in which all manner of boundaries become blurred: the boundaries between dancer and spectator, between the animate and the inanimate, between representation and participation, between space and sound. Our senses are finely honed...

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Urskog (2013)

Urskog takes as its starting point the choreographic manuscript Vi forlot den stille skogen, written by Norwegian poet and choreographer Janne-Camilla Lyster. Urskog was performed on the 5th and 6th of October 2013 as one of four works dealing with the same manuscript. The event was co-produced by Dramatikkens Hus in Oslo. Urskog took place at The Residency by Goro Tronsmo at the gallery 0047....

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Band (2013)

BAND (2013) is a performance that investigates the experience of a psychedelic concert. Yet, there are no musicians, no instruments, and no music to be heard. Kaleidoscopic shadows, drony movement, and a feeling of drifting away create the sound....

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Night Tripper (2012)

Night Tripper takes shape as a trail in the woods, concert performance, ritual and social event. It begins in the twilight hour and takes the audience into the night. The piece features six performers, curious instruments, numerous installation artworks, a local choir and a lot of potent spirits. Night Tripper explores the idea of nature as animistic, as a place of both healing and destructive pow...

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The Orchard Ballads (2011)

The Orchard Ballads combines choreography, concert and installation into an experiential performance inspired by motives of transformation from nature and mythology. These are manifested into physical and spatial states, where the transformation takes place in the perception of the spectator as much as in the performance. The music spans from aerial folk ballads and soulful melodies with multi-l...

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