艾娜.奧馬斯多迪亞 Erna Ómarsdóttir

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艾娜.奧馬斯多迪亞 Erna Ómarsdóttir簡介

Erna Ómarsdóttir, artistic director of Iceland Dance Company, graduated from PARTS (performing arts research and training studios) in 1998. Following her graduation she worked with Jan Fabre, Ballet C De la B, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and became a founding member of the collectives Ekki (Reykjavík) and Poni (Brüssel). She has created and directed a number of works for Iceland Dance Company, including We are all Marlene Dietrich FOR (2005) in collaboration with Emil Hrvation (Janez Janza) and Transaquania – out of the blue – (2009) and Transaquania – into thin air (2010) in collaboration with Damien Jalet and Gabríela Friðriksdóttir. In 2009 Erna created and directed Black Marrow for the Australian company Chunky Moves, in collaboration with Damien Jalet. The work was presented at the Melbourne International Arts Festival and re-staged in 2015, with Iceland Dance Company. For her choreography in Njála, a collaboration between Iceland Dance Company and Reykjavík City Theatre (2015) Erna received the Icelandic Performing Arts Award in the category Dance- and stage movement 2016. Erna also created the festival SACRIFICE, in collaboration with Valdimar Jóhannsson, Matthew Barney, Ragnar Kjartansson, Margrét Bjarnadóttir, Bryce Dessner and Gabriela Friðriksdóttir, which was performed by Iceland Dance Company. SACRIFICE has been performed all over Europe and has received raving reviews. Erna’s latest work with Iceland Dance Company is the Darkness series (At Dusk we Embrace, Örævi, Variations of Darkness and The Best of Darkness) , in collaboration with Valdimar Jóhannsson, to the music by Sigur Rós, and AION, in collaboration with the renowned composer Anna Thorvaldsdóttir. In 2018, Erna created, in collaboration with Icelandic choreographer Halla Ólafsdóttir, a brand new version of Shakespear’s very own Romeo and Juliet for the Gartnerplatsteater in Munich.

In 2008 Erna and Valdimar Jóhannsson founded the performance group Shalala. Shalala has produced numerous dance- and performance pieces that have been presented at leading performing arts festivals and theatres worldwide. Valdimar and Erna also form a theatrical band called LAZYBLOOD.

Erna Ómarsdóttir has worked closely with visual artist Gabríela Friðriksdóttir and musicians Björk, SigurRós, Ólöf Arnalds Jóhann Jóhannsson and Ben Frost. She was an associate director of Les Grandes Traversees in Bordeaux France in 2007 and co-artistic director of Reykjavík Dance Festival 2014. Erna has been nominated a number of times for her work in Ballet Tanz annual reviews, she is a recipient of the Iceland Performing Arts Awards and a resident artist of APAP – advancing performing arts project, a European network connecting international and local aspects of contemporary arts.

在黑暗中漫舞——冰島舞蹈團《黯黑祭典》

Arts News

October 13, 2019

舞蹈,

北歐的冬季嚴寒而漫長,面對著午間黃昏及漫漫長夜,人們總是想方設法抵擋冬天的鬱結及沉重感。譬如靠近最大最亮的人造光源,創造白晝及補充維他命D。有些人卻嘗試去習慣黑暗、甚至擁抱它,視之為創作靈感。今年世界文化藝術節的《黯黑祭典The Best of Darkness》便探問黑的意義:黑是夢幻、還是殘酷?是母體內温暖的子宮、令人安然入睡的夢鄉,或是可怖的噩夢與孤獨?

從北歐藝術,反思當下社會文化——世界文化藝術節2019

Arts News

August 12, 2019

音樂, 舞蹈, 戲劇.音樂劇...

今年邁入第八屆、兩年一度的世界文化藝術節,一直以推介不同地域的優秀表演節目為己任,而過去已踏足至拉丁美洲、地中海、絲綢之路、東歐、亞洲及非洲等地,邀請當地優秀的藝術團隊來港演出。今年主題是北歐五國,包括瑞典、芬蘭、冰島、挪威及丹麥,藝術節辦事處經理Amy表示,北歐本身的人文氣息很吸引:「北歐的國際競爭力是數一數二的,無論在文化、教育、設計、建築、環保方面的表現出色,想法極具前瞻性;他們的歷史、價值觀及生活哲學也啟發了我們很多。...

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