Body of curiosity – a pilot project
“Body of Curiosity” – aim to create possibilities for in-depth research and contextualization surrounding presenting choreographic work for children on tour.
The 2019 pilot includes a Nordic/Baltic tour and 26 presentations of “Matsalen” / “The Canteen”, a work by choreographer Björn Säfsten for Regionteater Väst.
The work was presented in Copenhagen, Klaipeda, Helsinki and Stockholm 22. October – 6. December 2019.
Network partners: Dansehallerne, Copenhagen, Denmark / AssociationFish Eye Production, Lithuania / Annantalo, Helsinki, Finland / Regionteater Väst, Borås, Sweden
Implementing partners: Nordberg Movement, Stockholm, Sweden / Lene Bang Org., Copenhagen, Denmark / Säfsten Production, Stockholm, Sweden Presenting partners/venues involved 2019: Dansehallerne, Denmark / UCC – University College Copenhagen, Denmark / Association Fish Eye Production, Klaipeda, Lithuania / Annantalo, Helsinki, Finland, Dance House Helsinki, Finland (residency partner) / Dansens Hus Stockholm, Sweden, DIS / Dance in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden / Stadsteatern Skärholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
Supported by Nordic Culture Fond. Säfsten Produktion is supported by Kulturrådet and Stockholm Stad. Regionteater Väst remit comes from Västra Götaland Region and Uddevalla Municipality. Lithuanian Council for Culture and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, Klaipeda City Municipality. The idea for this project was originally initiated by Säfsten Production