Attack Decay Sustain Release (2018)

Combining live music and dance performance, Attack Decay Sustain Release explores the relation between movement, sound and context.
In collaboration with performing artist Hanna Filomen Mjåvatn, Erikk McKenzie is developing a framework combining his work as musician and dancer, in order to facilitate artistic collaborations with other musicians and movers, and to create flexible performative structures which can adapt to a wide range of spaces and contexts:

Studio sessions and performances with invited performing artists. Performances have included collaborations
with performing artists Azul Filho de Luiz,  Åsmund Kaupang, Ismaera, Fernanda Branco and John Derek Bishop.

Short and dense performances which can surprise or disrupt a given program or social context.

Participatory workshops for professionals or non-professionals in the relation between movement and sound,
including movement classes with live music.

Attack Decay Sustain Release is coproduced by Dansearena Nord, Regional Arena for Samtidsdans and Tou Scene,
with financial support from Fond for Lyd og Bilde, Fund for Performing Artists and Arts Council Norway.

Headline and slide photos by Inge Schreuder-Lindløv

Various editions of the project has been presented in the context of Schous Étude, Mørkerommet/Teaterhuset Avant Garden,
Fête de la Musique / Global Oslo Music, Rom for Dans, Vin & Valsen / CODA festival and Kunsthall Stavanger.
Still photo for video (below) by Tom Erik Caldino Nicolaysen.