Author Archives: Kari Hoaas
“m e l l o m r o m” – site specific student work at CODA – Contemporary dance festival Oslo, October 2021
“m e l l o m r o m” is a site specific choreographic investigation of the liminal urban space Olafiagangen in central Oslo. The work features student dancers from BA contemporary dance program at Kristiania University College, Institute for … Continue reading
“Students and professionals in sweet harmony” – read the full article here.
HEAT#5 rising online from Oslo is featured as part of the curated program at Cvenues in August during Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Participation supported by the Norwegian Department of Foreign Affairs.
Kari is presenting her project HEAT at Norway Now at TPAM International Connection Program. Watch Kari´s presentation here starting at timecode 9.30: Performing Arts from Finland and Norway at TPAM 2021 – Accessible online – English, partially with subtitles, without interpretation Wednesday … Continue reading
“…another engrossing example of Hoaas’ choreographic dexterity.” Read the whole review here. “Like smoke unfurling from a candle flame, soloist Ida Haugen stands on the landing of a steel staircase, coiling and uncoiling her spine… (her) undulations are controlled but not rigid, tremendously … Continue reading
We are so grateful to take part in LaMama Moves digital festival this extraordinary season. Here you can see all the LaMama Moves digital performances as video on demand including all the live artist conversations between curator Nicky Paraison the … Continue reading
Kari will develop her choreographic structure ideas and movement material for her new work “Shadowland” in collaboration with composer and musician Caroline Rising Næss. “Shadowland” is a continuation of the project “Daylight” begun in 2019, developing, changing and adapting the … Continue reading
“The most dance-centric selections come from Norwegian choreographer Kari Hoaas….Shot in a single take in visually striking locations–a former airport in Oslo, converted into now-empty office spaces; a parking lot with a puddle that now acts as a reflecting pool–the … Continue reading
Preview – Editors pick of the week The New Yorker “-the distant episodes” at LaMaMa Moves, January 25th, 2021
“Kari Hoaas adapts her post-apocalyptic dance party, HEAT, to empty office spaces in Oslo.” — The New Yorker (25 January 2021)