Merete Røstad, Saša Asentić and Per Roar, Lars Ebert, Suzana Milevska, Mapping the field, MEMORYWORK”, Art and Craft and Dance Department
“MEMORYWORK” day 2
MEMORYWORK is a platform for sharing interdisciplinary artistic research on performative memory work. The project is developed by artists with backgrounds in Choreography, Theatre, Performance Art and Art in Public Spaces.
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Merete Røstad is an interdisciplinary artist, educator and researcher whose practice is rooted in examining collective memory research, memory work and archives. Røstad has a doctorate in artistic research on The Participatory Monument – Remembrance and Forgetting as Art Practice in Public Sphere (2019) at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO). Røstad is an Associate Professor in Art and Public Space (MFA) and is Research leader at the Department of Arts and Crafts at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO). In addition, Røstad leads two international interdisciplinary research projects: MEMORYWORK and ARcTic South.
Saša Asentić is a choreographer and cultural worker. He is interested in exploring the relationship between the individual and society and analyzing it in terms of social choreography. He works in the field of contemporary dance, performance and disability arts.
Lars Ebert is co-director of H401 in Amsterdam where he develops international co-operation projects on the role of the arts and participation in memory work and heritage. He also maintains an independent practice as curator, facilitator and teacher. He is a board member of a.o. Culture Action Europe and the chair of EQ-Arts.
Suzana Milevska is a curator and theorist of visual art and culture based in Skopje, North Macedonia. She was Endowed Professor for Central and South Eastern European Art Histories, Academy of Fine Art Vienna (2013-2015) and Principal Investigator, Politecnico di Milano, Milan (2016-2019). She holds a PhD in visual culture from Goldsmiths College. She won the Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory.