Book launch for the 2nd edition of KOREOGRAFI / CHOREOGRAPHY

BOOK LAUNCH / Solveig Styve Holte (NO)
Part of the program CHOREOGRAPHY IN ACTION

This evening there will be a Danish launch of the second edition of the anthology Koreografi / Choreography. Our Danish contributors will join us in a conversation with the anthology as a starting point. The written will in this way be activated and continued live together with the audience.

The anthology Koreografi / Choreography is published at the end of October  2018 and consists of texts written by eleven artists within dance and choreography in the Nordic region. Each text is build around a specific issue requested by the editors and developed in dialogue with the contributors.

The editorial board consists of Solveig Styve Holte, Ann-Christin Kong Ness and Venke Maria Sortland: We want to develope a rich and complex understanding of what choreography is and can be. We approach choreography as a specific knowledge area, and try to contribute to creating a larger Nordic professional community. Our ambition is to take care of a reflective space for the entire artistic work that we experience is threatened.

Contributors to this issue are Ellen Söderhult, DANSEatelier, Marie Bergby Handeland, Tone Pernille East, Galerie, Jana Unmüssig, Ann-Christin Kongsness, Brynjar Bandlien, Satu Herrala, Alexander Roberts, Ilse Ghekiere, Elina Pirinen and Venke Marie Sortland.

Common to all contributions to this edition of Koreografi / Choreography is an interest in the language artists themselves can develop – everybody tries to find a productive relationship with text as an expression in different ways. All texts are available in both Scandinavian and English versions.

The first edition
The first edition of Koreografi / Choreography was initiated and edited by Solveig Styve Holte, Ann-Christin Berg Kongsness and Runa Skolseg in 2016. Venke Sortland is now joining the editorial team together with Kongsness and Holte for the second edition. Holte/Sortland/Kongsness are performers and choreographers living and working in Oslo. They share a common interest in writing and organizing seminars, workshops, conversations and reading circles that push the discourse in dance and choreography further. A new edition will be released every second year until ten books are made.

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The Graphic design is by Helge Hjorth Bentsen and the anthology is supported by The Norwegian Arts Council and The Nordic Culture Fund.


A weekly event throughout the season. Every Monday at 7-9 pm Dansehallerne presents meetings between affiliated artists and guests from other programs and performances presented by Dansehallerne. The artists share their thoughts about artistic work through conversations, installations, performances or films. The program is in English.
The meetings are primarily addressed to the artists in the field but open to all with an interest. It will take place at Charlottenborg Art Cinema, there is free entrance.

Kunsthal Charlottenborg
CHOREOGRPAHY IN ACTION takes place at Charlottenborg Art Cinema. The distinctive art institution Kunsthal Charlottenborg ia a close collaborator of Dansehallerne.

When / 7-9 pm

Where / Kunsthal Charlotternborg, Nyhavn 2, Cph K

Free entrance