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Danses Haus (at Hausmania)
Artist Talk with Ann-Christin Kongsness and Jennifer Torrence
PRAXIS Oslo invites Ann-Christin Kongsness and Jennifer Torrence to discuss their artistic collaboration and queer theory in artistic practices in PRAXIS Artist Talk December 7. from 19:30.
Time & Location
07. des. 2022, 19:30 – 21:30
Danses Haus (at Hausmania), Hausmanns gate 34, 0182 Oslo, Norway
About the event
PRAXIS Oslo invites Ann-Christin Kongsness and Jennifer Torrence to discuss their artistic work in PRAXIS Artist Talk December 7. from 19:30 at Dansens Haus, Hausmania.
The doors will open 19:15, be on time as the location is not ideal for latecomers. Warm clothes and yogamats/blankets to sit on are recommended.
Ann-Christin Kongsness and Jennifer Torrence met while they were working in the production Danseaften led by Mina Weider, where they created a solo together which Kongsness performed. They will use this artist talk as an opportunity to continue their dialogue and share with each other and the audience in what ways they make use of queer theory in their artistic practices.
The talk will be in English.
Ann-Christin Kongsness (she/her) is educated in dance and choreography, and has also studied aesthetic theory and literature. She works as a dancer, choreographer, writer, editor, teacher and dragking based in Oslo. Beginning with Skeiv Dansekunst – a conversation series during Oslo Pride in 2018, her work has gained a queer focus and these days she is working with the performance series Butch Tribute and the dragking-group Gutta.
Jennifer Torrence is a percussionist, performer, and artistic researcher based in Oslo, Norway. She has performed and taught in a variety of contexts in twenty-five countries across four continents. In addition to solo and collaborative projects she is a member of Pinquins and the Queer Percussion Research Group. Jennifer is Associate Professor II of percussion at the Norwegian Academy of Music. For more information see www.jennifertorrence.com.