A collection of texts I’ve written for various purposes:
- Shadows of Tomorrow 2020 (in press)
Published in ANTIZINE vol. 8, ed. Heidi Backström, ANTIZINE, Finnland 2020
- STATE: A Parallelogrammic Apparatus 2018
Published in Thinking Alongside, ed. Ingri Fiksdal, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, ISBN: 978-82-92613-81-8
- The Emotion Organ 2015
Book chapter (p. 235.255) in Spår av Musik (Traces of music) ed. Stefan Östersjö, Lund University Press
- Desert Walker. The Impossible Mission (work in progress)
About a performance that virtually nobody could witness. I have been trying to write this text since 2008.
- Uncanny technologies at work in performance 2011
Published in Never or Now? Performance Art, eds. Karen Kiphoff and Agnes Nedregard, Revolver Publishing, Berlin.
- Antenna Aesthetics 2010
A text about my obsession for taking snapshots of antennas spotted in my everyday life.
Written for the exhibition Antenna Aesthtics, Sound of Mu, Oslo, March 2010
- A call for attention 2009
My love/hate relationship of my iPhone, Dr Who and his TARDIS, Dungeness Power Station and what they all have to do with choreography and how I decided to make temporary public art.
Program to Perform, The School for Architecture and Design Oslo/ Dance Information, Oct 2009
- Pure Radiance 2008
Catalogue text: How much, and with what are you willing to pay for putting so much of your various selves online?
Virtual Physical Bodies, Centre des Arts, Enghien-les-Bains, Paris, Oct 2008.
- The Emotion Organ 2008
Another reflective text about synaesthesia, psychedelic drugs, dragons and the Emotion Organ.
16th ACM international conference on Multimedia, Association for Computing Machinery, New York 2008
- Dabbling with Original Syn 2007
A reflective text about synaesthesia, psychedelic drugs, dragons and the Emotion Organ.
Paper for Re-actor, University of Leeds, 2007
- Mind, the Gap. Synaesthesia and contemporary live art practice 2007
A critical reflection of my research project of the same name.
- Geography. The Bountiful World of Mutinous Cartography 2005
Catalogue text: A dérive of thoughts about earthquakes, Greenpeace and Mutiny on the Bounty to arrive at “Geography” – one half of an exhibition by Patrik Entian and Ellen Røed.
- The 8th Sister 2005
Book chapter: eds. Betti Marenko & Leon C6 in DIY Survival. There is No Subculture, Only Subversion, p.80-84, C6 & Mute, ISBN: 0-9550664-9-2
- Solvent abuse 2003
It starts like this: Dear editor, I am sorry that I have been unable to even reach your extended deadline for my intended article, which was to be called “Solvent abuse”, more commonly known as “glue sniffing” – and then it gets worse.
For ISEA 2002, also published in Utflukt magazine, issue 2/03
- Kids, don’t try this at home! 2002
About Jackass and the consequences of teachers giving school kids a video assignment.
Utflukt magazine, issue 2/02
- Per, du lyver! (Per. You’re lying!) 2000
An interview with Per Platou about copy-right/copy-wrong, life the universe and everything.
HOTROD magazine, issue 8/00
- If only I could touch the mouse, my life would be perfect 1999
A fish that travels by tube to perform a migratory journey on the internet.
Performance Research Magazine vol. 4.2, Routledge 1999.
- The Inverted Relay Race 1998
Dancers should leave their soft bodies at home!
Dance Research Journal, spring edition 1998, Routledge
- Browsing in Cairo 1996
About the connection between search engines and window shopping in Cairo.
F.EKS magazine, 96