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Avgang 2023: Push Majeure by Ingvild Bertelsen
Avgang 2023: Push Majeure by Ingvild Bertelsen

Avgang 2023: Push Majeure

In this performance Ingvild Bertelsen (she/they) researches how aggressiveness and images of violence and anger can be used as a productive force, rather than just a notion of destruction.

She does this by transforming movements and behaviour prone to subcultures such as punk and metal, taking them out of their usual context. To see the potential of violence and anger as a productive force, Ingvild has investigated ways to distinguish between how and why it has been used. Talking from an intersectional point of view, how do violent and aggressive acts differ depending on whether it’s rooted in immoral treatment, or a behaviour to maintain an oppressive situation? How are the affects of those acts felt on the body?

Accompanied live by Maria W. Kvalheim (she/her), the audience is invited into a smaller, intimate space, where their level of comfort and sense of risk might be tested.

Performance time
Tuesday 28th : 19.00, stage 1
Wednesday 29th: 20.45 stage 1
Thursday 30th: 19.00, stage 1
Friday 31st: 20.45 stage 1

Dance and concept: Ingvild Bertelsen
Sound Art/Music: Maria Wang Kvalheim
Costume Design: Anastasya Kizilova
Light Design: Eirik Lie Hagre
External Mentor: Ingri Fiksdal
Internal Mentor: Bojana Cjevic and Janne- Camilla Lyster
Department Leader:Torunn Robstad
Stage Manager: Christopher Reitan
Stage Assistant: Oscar Wicken
Technical department team: Kjetil Skåret, Olaf Stangeland & Are Skaanes Engebretsen

Big thanks for words of inspiration and support from Trym, my fellow students turned friends, and associated professors at MA Dance and MA Choreography.