Situations/Situasjoner is a performative installation, a passage work
- for only two participants at the time - led by two performers.
This artwork is made for and takes place “behind the scenes” at Nordenfjeldske Art and Design Musum in Trondheim, in the in-between and liminal spaces of the museum, where a series of situations are blurring the boundaries between the staged and the everyday.
Situations/Situasjoner was re-enacted during Bastard,
Trondheim international festival for performative arts in September 2018. Edvine Larssen is currently making a new version of this piece for the National Museum in Oslo, to open in the summer of 2024.
Total concept, text, costume design and directing: Edvine Larssen
Assistant and technician : Marius L. Aasprong
Costumes produced by: Mixed Media Berlin
Performers in first installment 2017: Siri Frøset, Tara L. Griegel and Bjørnar H. Braastad
Performers in second installment, Bastard 2018: Siri Frøset, Tara L. Griegel, Marius L. Aasprong
Lighting design: Edvine Larssen in collaboration with Anniken Arnøy
Lighting technique: Anniken Arnøy
Dialogue partner at NKIM: Solveig Lønmo
Outside eye: Anne-Gro Erikstad
Poster design: Joana Bruno/SMØR Press
Thanks to Morten Spjøtvold for introducing relevant archival materials
Photos 2017: Siv-Hilde Meen
Photos from Bastard 2018: Arne Hauge
Situations/Situasjoner was made as part of Edvine Larssen´s Doctorate artistic research project in the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme, where she was researching the Japanese concept [Ma] in relation to spatial and durational artworks that involves participation of various kinds.
Curtain (III) 2017/18
Silk paper, lighting, cabinet.
During the total period of showing Situations/Situasjoner behind the scenes,
Edvine Larssen´s: Curtain (III) was on constant display inside of the museum.