Various artists / Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art

Close encounters

Dansehallerne presents CLOSE ENCOUNTERS, 5 intense days of choreographic installations, performances and talks

Get an overview of the program here

Here you among others can experience somatic DJing CAVEMUSIC by the fearless sampler Daniela Bershan (DE/IL), the artist duo QUARTO (SE/BR) will present two durational performances involving 1000 meters of robe, DURATIONAL ROPE and THISENTANGLEMENT.

Gazart (DK) will invite children to discover the endless wonders and opportunities concealed amidst the soaring stalks in GRASSGREEN while Krööt Juurak (EST) and Alex Bailey (UK) will do one-on-one performances for cats and dogs – PERFORMANCES FOR PETS. 

The program also offers the work cloth by ccap (SE), Mette Edvardsens (BE/NO) latest work Oslo and two works wwill pop-up by Fabio Liberti (IT/DK) – DON´T, KISS  and SOLO FOR REAL.

Marcus Doverud (SE) will do a choreographed meal ROOT ENCOUNTERS at the Grand Opening Feb 15th.
During the days there will also be a dance film program with newly produced dance films and artist presentations and talks MEET EAT & TALK with some of the artists in the program.

During CLOSE ENCOUNTERS you can also watch a great program of short newly produced dance films with the artists Karoline Bergh Ellingsen, Simone Wierød, Taneli Törmä, Declan Whitaker, Julienne Doko og Stine Frandsen.

And you can also try dancing in the dark when we open the doors for SWITCH OFF AND DANCE

Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art while be the frame of all the unforgetable experiences.


About Den Frie
Dansehallerne collaborate with Den Frie – Centre of Contemporary Art during the season 2017/18.
Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art functions as a platform for contemporary art productions with participation of a great variety of artists and close dialogue between artworks, artists and audience.

Where / Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Oslo Plads 1, Copenhagen Ø