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April 19, 2016

On April 28th in Le Creusot, as part of the 8th International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy, the 5 dance films of the collective project "Danses Macabres" will have their premiere. My section entitled 'Hyperbolic Doubt' is included! 

 

Here you can view the trailer: http://www.numeridanse.tv/en/video/405...

May 11, 2015

“The Cinematheque should astonish all who can still be astonished in Winnipeg with its ceaselessly inventive film programming and dazzling array of visiting artists and speakers. Let us all revel in its feast of light.” – George Toles (Film Professor, screenwriter, Guy Maddin collaborator)

 

After last year...

February 13, 2015

 

 

Details:   http://expanse.ca/

 

Performances Friday and Saturday

Workshop on Media & Performance hosted by GoodWomen Dance on Saturday 

All events occuring at the Westbury Theatre!

 

February 1, 2015

Take the time to experience this essential project my sister Lóa Olafson created with DMCI high school students, visual artist Jaime Black, and filmmaker Kayla Jeanson over the last few months. The intent of this work is to honour the memory of, and deepen our community's concern for, missing and murdered...

January 20, 2015

I am teaching professional contemporary dance classes organized by The Dance Post -

starting tomorrow 9:30-11am.

Tuesday's & Thursday's jan 20-feb 26. 

$7 drop in - or $60 session cards available online or cash only at class.

Doors open 9am. Masterworks studio.

Free parking. Join us for some moving fun!

www.the...

January 6, 2015

Top 10 Dance Performances of 2014

Jillian Groening, beat reporter

 

1.   James Kudelka’s The Four Seasons presented and performed by The Royal Winnipeg Ballet at the Centennial Concert Hall, May 9 2014.

 

2.   Freya Olafson’s HYPER_ performed at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, September 28 2014. (Presen...

December 31, 2013

AVATAR performance in Chicago as part of Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival http://rapidpulse.org/

 

PHOTO: JI YANG, PERFORMER: FREYA BJÖRG OLAFSONINTIMACIES: SELF-SACRIFICE AND PRESERVATION, MODERATED BY YOLANDA CESTA CURSACH

 

  • Panel discussion

  • SATURDAY JUNE 14: panel

  • Intim...

December 31, 2013

THE TEXT BELOW IS WRITTEN ASHLEY MAZJELS

 

ORIGINALLY POSTED AT:  HTTP://CATRBLOGGING.WORDPRESS.COM/PAPERS/BROADCAST-BODIES-FREYA-OLAFSONS-AVATAR/

 

Broadcast Bodies – Freya Olafson’s AVATAR

 

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[…] the individual himself is divided up, and transformed into the automatic motor of a detail operation,...

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