butoh performance

Sight specific butoh
in burned house

2018 – Ongoing

Sight specific butoh improvisation in Vallparaíso, Chile. The work was documented and there will be released a video work from the experience during 2020.

Place of Creation
Vallparaíso, Chile

Producer
52 HERTZ Hybrid Art

Butoh
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen and Daipan Butoh

Music
 Karl–Thomas Ingvaldsen–Mo

Photo and video
Luciano Marchant

butoh performance

Under
Skin

2016

Synne Sanden invited Tove–Elena Nicolaysen to create a performance concert based on Sandens song teksts, the project lasted for two years and was performed among other places at Porsgrunn Internasjonale Teaterfestival in 2016.

Place of Creation
Oslo, Norway

Dance
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen

Music, concept and production
Synne Sanden

Photo
Dag Jensen

butoh performance

Dødsgnist
og livsangst

2016 

The performance and its title “Dødsgnist og livsangst” was created inspired by a poem by the norwegian artist Ane Bartsad Solvang. Nicolaysen invited the musicians Magnus Vanebo and Karl–Thomas Ingvaldsen–Mo to created a live improvised soundscape during the performance.

Place of Creation
Oslo, Norway
Producer
52 HERTZ Hybrid Art

Art direction and dance
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen

Music
Magnus Vanebo and Karl–Thomas Ingvaldsen–Mo

Photo
Audun Bacic

butoh performance

Choice

2016

5 strangers meet for a 5-day residency in Oslo, Norway. On day 6, they must perform. This project tracks the creative process and interpersonal experiences that the residency catalyzed.

Place of Creation
Nordmarka and Ilaf, Oslo, Norway

Producer and concept
Carolyn Ellis

Performers
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen, Kamilla Waal Larsen, Amanda Bach, Justine Nguyen

multimedia installation

The lament
of a rubbled wall

2015

The work was created during a residency at Selva de mar in Catalunya. The artists entered an old and damaged house, where Ingvaldsen- Mo worked through voice and movement improvisations guided by Nicolaysen. The work was created in 5 days and there will be released a video of the work during 2020.

Place of Creation
Selva de Mar, Catalunya
Producer
52 HERTZ Hybrid Art

Art director and photo
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen

Performer
 Karl–Thomas Ingvaldsen–Mo

multimedia installation

Anika

2014

The installation is part of the duo INSDA project and was created during the night in the celler of Peregrino 13 plataforma creativa.

Place of Creation
Barcelona, Catalunya

Producer
52 HERTZ Hybrid Art

Art Director and photo
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen

Performer
Anika Burton

butoh duo

Insda
project

2012–Ongoing

INSDA Project started in 2012 as an artistic research project between Anika Burton from Spain and Tove–Elena Nicolaysen from Norway. The project is focusing on womanhood in a human aspect as well as looking cultural, sociological and political issues around the female body. The performance “A woman in life” was presented at R.E.D Ella Fiskum danz and the Franje festival in Arendal. The concept is continuing and are expected to be presented again during 2020-21.

Place of Creation
Barcelona, Catalunya

Producer
52 HERTZ Hybrid Art

Art directors
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen and Anika Burton

multimedia installation

52 HERTZ
"Hybrid"

2014
Place of Creation
Barcelona, Catalunya

Butoh
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen

Painting
Francisco Salas
Photo
Marcos Carneros

Video
Vimeo

stunt performances by crotonicx/loan tp hoang

Scha; How do you want
to be remembered

when you are gone?

2013–2015

Stunt performance project by CrotonicX. Nicolaysen participated as producer and performer in 9 stunts in Oslo and Barcelona.

What did you do–once you knew–No say–Know you do” CrotonicX

Producer
52 HERTZ Hybrid Art and CrotonicX

Photo
Francisco Salas, Christian Ecklund and Igor Esenin

Video link
Vimeo

multimedia installation

En memoria de
Manuel Garrido Ramos

2014 

Performance installation and improvisation directed by Jean Babtiste Houng. The work was created in memory of Manuel Garrido Ramos.

Place of Creation
Barcelona, Catalunya
Performers
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen and Marc Sans Coeffard
R.I.P.
Manuel Garrido Ramos

multimedia installation

La sombra
de las almas

2012

Performance installation and improvisation directed by Jean Babtiste Houng. Manuel Garrido Ramos and Tove- Elena Nicolaysen created a sight specific performance installation for camera at Peregrino 13 plataforma creativa.

Place of Creation
Barcelona, Catalunya

Performers
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen and Manuel Garrido Ramos

R.I.P.
Manuel Garrido Ramos

multimedia installation

Francisco Salas
and Tove–Elena Nicolaysen

2014 

Salas and Nicolaysen explores the concept of the relationship between the painter and the object being painted. In this performance Nicolaysens body is the brush as she moves with paint on her body, and Salas mixes and chooses colours and textures she will use on the canvas.

Place of Creation
Barcelona, Catalunya

Butoh
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen
Photo
Francisco Salas