P R E D A T O R

Photos: Hulda Sif Ásmundsdóttir

Photos: Hulda Sif Ásmundsdóttir

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Predator

Je souffre

I feel pain

 

Three acts on suffering:

I. To suffer in beauty

II. To suffer in labor and velour

III. To suffer as grace


Through choral voice-composition, club techno, aerobics and velour, Saga Sigurðardóttir and her collaborators arrive at a work in three acts that conjures up an aesthetics of suffering. An aesthetics of suffering to be revered as a thing of beauty and grace.

 

Concept and direction: Saga Sigurðardóttir 

Music: Hallvarður Ásgeirsson and Good Moon Deer (Guðmundur Ingi Úlfarsson & Ívar Pétur Kjartansson)

Set design and costumes: Guðný Hrund Sigurðardóttir

Performers: Elín Signý W. Ragnarsdóttir, Elísabet Birta Sveinsdóttir, Heba Eir Kjeld, Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Kristinn Guðmundsson, Oddur Júlíusson, Sigurður Arent Jónsson and Védís Kjartansdóttir

Master of lights; Ólafur Ágúst Stefánsson

Master of sound: Kristinn Gauti Einarsson

 

The production is funded by Iceland Ministry of Culture.

 

Saga Sigurðardóttir graduated in 2006 from ArtEZ Dance Academy (NL), and has since created multiple stage works and performed in over 30 cities in her native Iceland, Europe and Canada. Amongst her numerous collaborators in the past years are dance/performance artists Anat Eisenberg (Berlin/Tel Aviv), Alexandra Bachzetsis (Basel) and Margrét Bjarnadóttir (Reykjavik) as well as Reykjavik-based theater collectives Me and My Friends and 16 Lovers. Her latest work, SCAPE of GRACE (RDF 2013), was created in collaboration with composer Hallvardur Asgeirsson and holds a nomination for the Icelandic Choreography Award this year. In 2009 Saga received the award together with Margrét Bjarnadóttir for their work with Me and My Friends. Since late 2011 Saga studies theology & philosophy at the University of Iceland.

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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Time: Wednesday 27th of August @ 21:30 and Thursday 28th of August @21:30

Place:  Kassinn, The National Theater, Lindargata 3, 101 RVK

Duration: 60 minutes