If a rite is extinguished in one place, it will occur in another.
In the performance Skiftet (the shift), the dancers examine what it means to get together, create symbols and celebrate life. By paying attention to details and exploring the power of seductive and sensual grooves, the Skiftet is about the holiness of the body and mind as well as being able to transform the dramatic in man and the world.
Artistic Director: Johanna Fröjd
Co-creating Dancers: Mona Namér, Fanni Ijäs, Johanna Fröjd
Sounddesign: Diane Assiri
Costyme: Liselotte Bramstång
Trailer / Photo: Jonath Mathew
Dramaturgical Support: Anna Öberg
Johanna Fröjd is based in Stockholm and has since 2010 worked as a dance artist and pedagouge in the street dance field. She has studied 2 years at Åsa Folkhögskola and has a bachelor's degree in democracy and human rights from the Theological College in Stockholm.
Today she works mainly with freestyle dance within the house genre, based in the context of club and battles. There she explores dance in the social aspect both artistically and as an padagouge. She is one of the members of the house dance collective De La Vibe where the core work is to promote various platforms for house dance, such jams, battles, workshops and performances.
She works as a teacher at Åsa Folkhögskola, as well as other dance programs and hobby activities in Sweden. Internationally, she has created and participated in various cultural projects, where the work is based on culture, dance, democracy and human rights.
WHAT'S UP SWEDEN
What's up Sweden is an initiative of Malmö Dance Week and together with Dansstationen we let Swedish street dancers and choreographers apply with their performances and showcases. Skiftet (The shift) by Johanna Fröjd was selected by a jury consisting of Damon Frost, Camilla Tellefsen and Lars Eidvall.
Produced by Kulturföreningen Iver in collaboration with the City of Malmö with support from Region Skåne and the Swedish Arts Council.
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