About the artists
Marie Topp is choreographer and performer based in Denmark and Sweden. She is educated in 2009 from The National School of Performing Arts in Denmark. Her works include: The Everyday Practice of Resistance (2012), Forerunning (2014), The Visible Effects of Force (2015) as well as the collective work In Between Concrete (2016) by the Copenhagen-based collective RISK. Currently she also works with Icelandic choreographer Margret Sara Gudjonsdottir. Marie Topp is currently a part of The Artistic Council at Dansehallerne, Copenhagen and member of the board of the organisation Uafhængige Scenekunstnere (Independent Performing Artists). Since 2017 she is curating the professional training at Dansehallerne. She has been invited to teach at DOCH University of Dance and Circus, Sweden, Dansalliansen Sweden and AFUK Akademiet For Utæmmet Kreativitet, Denmark. Marietopp.wordpress.com & risk.nu
Julia Giertz: In her current work Giertz is mapping bodily and structural responses to vibration, by drawing on music, physics and our perception of sound – a practice called Sound as Touch.
At present Giertz is collaborating with Marie Topp (DK), Sindri Runudde (SE), Lisa Nyberg (SE), Tyler Mathew Oyer (USA), Fullmånen från Helvetet (SE) amongst others. Recently her work has been presented at the Venice Biennale, Audiorama, Norberg Festival and Charlottenborg Kunsthal.
The continuation of tonight’s piece is the work SHRILL, for Notam, Oslo 2018.
Giertz is also working with Popkollo and “Vem Kan Bli Producent”, a program for music-producers and sound engineers identifying as non-binary or/and female.