With the use of projectors and green screens as both technological and poetic devices, and questioning beginnings/endings, First kiss before anything once is a story of a lonely boy longing to go dancing.
The performance premiered at ‘After School Special’, Bergen Kunsthall, Landmark (NO) during the first lockdown and was realized in a second version with the support of BEK — Bergen Centre for Electronic Arts at ‘Latent City’, Bergen Kjøtt (NO) in November 2020. A third version was performed — with Karmaklubb* — 19 March 2021
in collaboration with Black Box teater during ‘Oslo Internasjonale Teaterfestival — Online & At Home Edition 2021’, streamed from St. James’s Church, Bergen.
AfterSchoolSpecial version ︎ Curators - producers: AfterSchoolSpecial Head AV technician: Jonas Skarmark Photo documentation: Nayara Leite
BEK commissioned rework (November 2020)︎ Curator - producer: Laurie Lax Head AV technician: Jonas Skarmark Sound technician: Andreas Lassen Light technician: Hans Skogen Photo documentation: Thor Brødreskift
Karmaklubb* version ︎ Curator - producer: Karmaklubb* / Tine Semb AV technician: Runar Gåsterud Light technician: Thomas Nordvik Photo documentation: Paulina Tamara
Read the text here or here Blackbox teater edit ︎ Karmaklubb* edit ︎