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Cullberg Ballet, KammarensembleN and Fotografiska in collaboration

Cullberg Ballet, KammarensembleN and Fotografiska collaborate in a new work, specially composed for Fotografiska. Musicians and dancers meet in this improvised work, based on the collaboration between the varying textures in dance, music and image. Five instrumental solo pieces from the 20th century form the basis and images from the photographer Fanny Oldenburg projected on the walls, create landscapes together with dance and music. The work is presented within the frame of Cullberg Out in context, the company’s site specific project that takes parts of the company’s activity out of its usual context to other settings than the traditional.

Sunday 6 May, Fotografiska at 13:00-14:00 and 15:00-16:00

Dancers, Cullberg Ballet: Alexandra Campbell, Agnieszka Dlugoszewska, Hanako Hoshimi-Caines, Johanna Lindh, Andrea Martini, Gesine Moog, Shumpei Nemoto, Victoria Roberts, Luis Alberto Rodriguez, Adam Schütt, Daniel Sjökvist, Csongor Szabó, Patricia Vázquez, Eszter Czédulás (apprentice from Rotterdamse Dansacademie), Fem Rosa Has (apprentice from Rotterdamse Dansacademie)

Musicians, KammarensembleN:
Eva Lindal, violin
Göran Fröst, viola
Jörgen Pettersson, saxophone
Ivo Nilsson, trombone
Jonny Axelsson, percussion

Bruno Maderna, Piece for Ivry, violin
Paul Hindemith, Solosonat op 25:1, viola
Luciano Berio, Sequenza 5, trombone
Martin Q Larsson, Wrench, soprano saxophone
Per Nørgaard, Waves, percussion

Photographer Fanny Oldenburg
Fanny Oldenburg is educated at Nordens Fotoskola, Biskops Arnö, 2003-2006. She is active as a photographer with television, theatre and dance, with an extensive production behind her. This is her first collaboration with Cullberg Ballet.

Cullberg Ballet
Cullberg Ballet has performed all over the world and is an important element in the international presentation of Swedish culture. The company also engages in national outreach through its tours within Sweden. The company collaborates with a variety of national and international choreographers and performing artists who create works for large as well as small stages. Cullberg Ballet’s activities encompass projects and productions including site specific appearances and collaboration with dance training programs. Anna Grip is the company’s artistic director. Cullberg Ballet was founded by Birgit Cullberg in 1967 under the auspices of Riksteatern. The company currently has 16-18 dancers from nearly as many countries. Since its inception, the stage personalities and technical strength of its dancers have been Cullberg Ballet’s defining characteristics. Cullberg Ballet is part of Riksteatern, Sweden’s National Touring Theatre.

KammarensembleN (KeN) was founded 1984 in Stockholm and has since the beginning had a leading role on the Swedish scene for new music. In collaboration with directors, lighting designers, and video artists, KammarensembleN has presented several acclaimed concerts, in Sweden as well as abroad. The ensemble has 18 members, Franck Ollu is the artistic director since 2003.

Fotografiska is a vital centre for contemporary photography. The museum is housed in a historic building dating from 1906 in the Art Nouveau style. Located in the heart of Stockholm, Fotografiska is a popular meeting point not only because of its exhibitions featuring the work of world renown photographers, but also for the museum’s fantastic view and great food. Each year Fotografiska’s presents four major exhibitions and approximately 15-20 smaller shows. Since the opening in May, 2010, Fotografiska has exhibited such names as Annie Leibovitz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Sarah Moon, and Anton Corbijn.

For more information:

Press contact
Erica Espling, Cullberg Ballet 070-602 27 01
Anneli Strömqvist, KammarensembleN 0768-900 968
Jens Hollingby, Fotografiska 0709-430 613