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Almanac 2016: herStay (Global, Norway)

Almanac 2016: herStay (Global, Norway)

herStay performance Daphne vs Apollo
Video reference: A performance made out of an attempt to focus on ´nature´ per se, as the hidden kee to solve a mystery of love, referring as it is to this European culture classic. The audience respond well to the different layers of the work, such as the video scenography as enclosed. Written comments are received from a skilled crowd, professors and academics acclaim the work.

Production History:
Work in process, The Scandinavian Institue in Rome


Artistic Statement:
herStay represent a sustainable and eco friendly global art unit, also functioning as a production company, curator and impresario, with larger, regional, national and international institutions among herStay different global partners. herStay is as well, on the side running the Nordic languaged art magazine Kunstbevegelsen. herStay art unit is organized by the the finance principle of being 30% art fund sponsored, and 70% market oriented, as such. A model well-suited for continuity and growth. Concidered an art ambassador to the Nordic chic, Monica Emilie Herstad, given an associate professor status, practising as a choreographer and dancer – is the artistically founder of herStay, since the establishment in 2000.







Photo by: herStay, Stein Reusch Weber

This post is part of a series of profiles on performance and performance makers from this year’s book, Contemporary Performance Almanac 2016, an overview of contemporary performance presented during the 2014/2015 season available for touring now. If you would like to be apart of next year’s book, Contemporary Performance Almanac 2017, you can join the project here. 


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