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2019 by Freya Björg Olafson


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April 12, 2019

10. APRIL, 2019 – 25. AUGUST

Curators: FABÉNYI Julia, KÉSZMAN József, PETRÓ Zsuzsanna

Artists:BÁRDY Margit, BRAUN András, Students of Budapest Metropolitan University, BULLÁS József, CSEKE Szilárd, CSIKY Tibor, CSÖRGŐ Attila, DOBOKAY Máté, EPERJESI...

March 20, 2019

The film EXCERPTS OF CPA [CONSISTENT PARTIAL ATTENTION], by Freya Björg Olafson, is now available in the PERMANENT GALLERY of Movimiento en Movimiento #7 on the web.
You can see it in this link:…/

Piece belonging to the official selection of our...

March 20, 2019

Physical Cinema Festival Reykjavik screened three of my short video works as part of their programming with the Stockfish Film Festival and Industry Days! Thank you Helena Jonsdottir et all involved.

March 20, 2019

Videostill from: Disembodied Beings

So pleased to have my newest video work 'Disembodied Beings' screening in Montreal on an intriguing program curated by Emilie Serri - Wednesday and Thursday eve! 
À l’occasion de la 37e édition du Festival International du Fil...

December 18, 2018

I perform in Mexico via the internet from my studio Winnipeg! Can’t wait to share excerpts of CPA [Consistent Partial Attention] online - Thank you Centro de Cultura Digital and Movimiento en Movimiento!

December 18, 2018

'Painting With The Man' has been shown in many contexts since June 2018:

2018 7. International dancefilmfestival brussels l'art difficile de filmer la danse - Brussels, Belgium

2018 Antimatter Festival - Victoria, BC

2018 Videomedeja Festival Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina screening - Novi Sad, Serb...

July 9, 2018

27e édition de Vidéos de femmes dans le parc

Depuis 1991 a lieu un rendez-vous unique à l’enseigne de la découverte vidéographique. Pour la 27e année consécutive, Vidéos de femmes dans le parc convie le public à une manifestation artistique incontournable et surprenante où l’esprit audacieux de la vidéo...

July 2, 2018

With the support of the Manitoba Arts Council & Canada Council for the Arts I am working on a new performance work. Which will premiere in September 2019 - looking forward to sharing the results of this research. oboro's website

MÆ - Motion Aftereffect intends to reveal how virtual reality tech...

June 22, 2018

Performance and Post-Show Talk
Sunday, June 24, 7:00-9:00 pm
New Dance Horizons 2207 Harvey Street - Regina
Part of URL:IRL

Curated by Blair Fornwald, Jennifer Matotek, and Wendy Peart

FREE - Seating is limited 

Presented in partnership with New Dance Horizons

CPA (Consistent Partial Attention) is a per...

June 20, 2018

My work from 2006 'Land' will be in fantastic company with works of art, film-based works, installations and dance related materials from the following artists: 

Shary Boyle, Francesca Chudnoff, Ella Cooper, Mario Côté, Aganetha Dyck, Brendan Fernandes, Angela Miracle Gladue, Deepti Gupta, La calq, Michel...

June 8, 2018

Honoured to receive the ‘Making a Mark Award’ at the Winnipeg Arts Council’s ‘Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts’. The two people in this photo are a gift to Winnipeg Jennifer Lee Smith ‘Making A Difference’ nominee and Emma Hendrix VP Executive Director - Thank you Video Pool Media Arts Centre for the nominat...

June 1, 2018

Some great footage captured at the Guggenheinm of Will Papenheimer and Freya Bjorg Olafson's Pool Scratch, and augmented reality installation that translates Olafson’s spontaneous choreography, through motion capture, to a ready-made early medieval warrior searching endlessly downwards in a contemporary s...

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