Edhem Jesenkovic


Performance installation by Edhem Jesenkovic (BA/DK)

Premiere of a new work by the critically acclaimed choreographer.

Imagine being watched constantly! Living and growing in a small space where others control you, like an artificially grown plant in a distance to your surroundings.

About Edhem Jesenkovic
Edhem Jesenkovic was born and raised in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 1993, Edhem emigrated to Sweden, and that was where he discovered dance. He was educated as a dancer from the Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm (1999).

Since 2002 he has had his base in Copenhagen. As a dancer, Edhem has worked in many different companies, and participated in a number of different projects in Scandinavia and Europe.

Edhem Jesenkovic has created a number of choreographies since 2004, which has won great recognition. In 2009 he won the Cross Connection Ballet Choreography Competition in Copenhagen, with the play “7 × 8 Thats All It Is”. In 2012, he was invited to make a choreography for Dansk Danseteater, where his “Dilemma Of Obedience”, Reumert was nominated in 2013 for the best dance performance. In 2014, Edhem was selected as an artist for the European platform Aerowawes with the performance “M.E.N”. Edhem has toured with his performances both in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Spain, the Czech Republic and Belgium.

Venue: Koncertkirken, Blågårds Plads 6A, København N

Duration: Duration / 60 minutes (no intermission)

When / Dec 12+13 2019 at 8 pm & Dec 14+15 at 3 pm

Where / Koncertkirken, Blågårds Plads 6A, Copenhagen