FRICTION International Performance Art Festival (Friktioner Internationell performancekonstfestival)



Andre Stitt in action! "Post-Guitai-Cluster Fuck" The 5th World Ceramics Biennale, Korea 2009th Photo: Seung Wan Kim; and Buba Čvorić och Marina Tomić, Dream destination, 2006.
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Country and Region SwedenUppsala
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
Festival Contact Information

Uppsala Konstmuseum
BESÖKSADRESS Uppsala slott, ingång E
752 37 Uppsala, Sweden
Phone: +46 018 727 24 82
Email: konstmuseum@uppsala.se

Festival Description

FRICTION International Performance Art Festival takes place in public spaces in Uppsala city at Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala Concert and Congress Hall, Konsthuset, Uppsala Artist Club — Åhuset. The host organizations, Uppsala konstmuseum and SU-EN Butoh Company/Mon no Kai produce the festival every two years since 2006. The programing includes cutting edge performance art of unique encounters and creations by international artists.

Festival Dates May 31 - June 3, 2012
Festival Links

http://friktionerfriction.wordpress.com

Festival Events:

Invited artists 2012:
  • Guest of honor: André Stitt, (UK/Northern Ireland)
  • Tobias Bernstrup, (Sweden)
  • Gustaf Broms, (Sweden)
  • Anna-Karin Brus & Tomas Bodén, (Sweden)
  • Children of Guts: SU-EN & Hans T Sternudd, (Sweden)
  • Shannon Cochrane, (Canada)
  • Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, (Denmark/Philippines)
  • Chana Dubinski, (UK)
  • Imre Dénes, (Hungary)
  • Monika Günther & Ruedi Schill, (Switzerland)
  • Peter Johansson and Barbro Westling, (Sweden)
  • Konsthuset / Åsa Cederqvist, (Sweden)
  • István Kovács, (Hungary)
  • Ko Siu Lan, (China)
  • Agnes Nedregard, (Norway)
  • Clemente Padin, (Uruguay)
  • Barthélémy Toguo, (France/Cameroon)
  • Johanna Tuukkanen, (Finland)
  • Elisabet Yanagisawa Avén, (Sweden)
Programming 2012:
  • Opening
    • Thursday, May 31 with the event Water War of Children of Guts and about 20 participants and the Linné Quintet.
      Location: Celsius Square at 12:00 noon
    • Opening Performance: André Stitt, guest of honour
      Location: The Courtyard, Uppsala Castle/Uppsala Art Museum at 6:00pm (18.00)
  • The full program is available at the following link:
    http://friktionerfriction.wordpress.com/program-2012/

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