NEWS

2017


Autumn 2017

6 – 16 November –
tour Sweden, Hardly Ever

21 OctoberAttack Decay Sustain Release, Kulturhuset, CODA festival, Oslo

28 August – 8 September Attack Decay Sustain Release, residency RED, Eina

JulyUllers Labyrinth instant dance film produced at Ullers Hage with Katarina Skår Lisa

21 JuneAttack Decay Sustain Release, Deichmanske bibliotek, Schous plass, arr. Global Oslo Music

18, 19, 20 April
– Facilitating sessions in contact improvisation, PRODA, Oslo

16 April – Facilitating warmup at Oslo Kontaktimpro

17 March – Work in progress presentation of Attack Decay Sustain Release, Mørkerommet, Teaterhuset Avant Garden, Trondheim

16 March – Work in progress presentation of Attack Decay Sustain Release, Deichmanske bibliotek Grünerløkka

10 March – research presentation, Attack Decay Sustain Release, Dansearena Nord, Hammerfest

28 February – 12 March – Artistic residency, Attack Decay Sustain Release, Dansearena Nord, Hammerfest

27 February – Performing in Monument to Work (dir. Alexandra Birici) Trondheim Kunsthall

12 February – Performing in Monument to Work (dir. Alexandra Birici) Trondheim Kunsthall

5 February – Facilitating warmup at Oslo Kontaktimpro

4 February – Performing in audiovisual project “Scener for Menn” by Hanna Rivrud

27 January – Stemmebånd at Klimafestivalen § 112: 18 pm, Deichmanske Hovedbibliotek, foredragssalen, Oslo

22 January – Performing in Monument to Work (dir. Alexandra Birici) Trondheim Kunsthall

 

2016


18. Desember – work in progress presentation of Attack Decay Sustain Release at Mind the Gap, Scenehuset, Oslo 19pm

27 November – Performing in Monument to Work (dir. Alexandra Birici) Trondheim Kunsthall

16 November – Physical workshop for students, University of Stavanger

13 November – Performing in Monument to Work (dir. Alexandra Birici) Trondheim Kunsthall

8 November – Performing in Hardly Ever (dir. Wee/Francesco Scavetta) Havana, Cuba

20 – 23 October – Performing in Monument to Work (dir. Alexandra Birici) Trondheim Kunsthall

8 & 9 June – Performing in Hardly Ever (dir. Wee/Francesco Scavetta) Zirgu Pasts, Riga

21 May – Blindsoner at Maidans Lørenskog (early version of Attack Decay Sustain Release)

16 May – Performing in Hardly Ever (dir. Wee/Francesco Scavetta) at Vitlycke Center for Performing Arts

13 & 14 May – Performing in Hardly Ever (dir. Wee/Francesco Scavetta) at Atalante Teater, Göteborg

27 & 28 April – Performing in Hardly Ever (dir. Wee/Francesco Scavetta) at Kyoto International Dance Workshop Festival

15 & 16 April – Performing in Hardly Ever (dir. Wee/Francesco Scavetta) at Multiplié Dansefestival, Trondheim

8, 9 & 10 April – Performing Stemmebånd at Scenehuset, Oslo kl 18:00

2. & 3 April – Performing in Hav Engler (dir. Nina Ossavy) at Galleri Vanntårnet, Nesodden

24 January  Participating in discussion “sustainable performing arts”, Nationalteatret 16:00 (Klimafestivalen § 112)

January / February / March  Reseach period, Blindsoner (pre-production fase of Attack Decay Sustain Release )

 

2015



20 December – conducting warm up at Oslo Kontaktimpro, Rom for Dans, Oslo 17:00 – 19:00

4 December – leading PRAXIS session, Subsdans, Oslo 9:30 – 11:30

24 November – Article in Stavanger Aftenblad
23 November – Article in Rogalands Avis

25 / 26 November – Performances, Stemmebånd, KinoKino, Sandnes 19:30

9 – 24 November – Production period, Stemmebånd, Regional Arena for Samtidsdans, Sandnes

6 – 7 November – Performing in Hardly Ever (dir. Wee/Francesco Scavetta) in eXplore Dance Festival, Bucarest

30 September – 3 October – Performing in Hardly Ever (dir. Wee/Francesco Scavetta) at Dansens Hus

September
Production period: Hardly Ever (dir. Wee/Francesco Scavetta), Vitlycke Center for Performing Arts

11 September
Performing in Hav Engler (dir. Nina Ossavy) at Teaterfestivalen i Fjaler

August – September
Production period, Hav Engler (dir. by Nina Ossavy)

25 May – 20 June
Production period: Hardly Ever (direction Wee/Francesco Scavetta), Vitlycke Center for Performing Arts

30 April
Dansens Dager. Open showing: Stemmebånd  at Scenehuset 21pm

24 March – 4 April
Production period: Pitch, directed by Jan Bárta, Prague

21 March
Performing Stemmebånd at Åpen Scene for Dans, Trondheim

2 – 12 March
Working residency: Regional Arena for Samtidsdans: Stemmebånd

27 – 28 February
Human Touch, volume III, artistic direction by Katrine Kirsebom. Performance at Scenehuset, Oslo, 18pm

7 / 8 February
Unexpected Dresses for Undefined Ceremonies (directed by Javier Murgarren & Naiara Mendioroz) at Antic Theater, Barcelona
Music by Erikk McKenzie

31 January
Organising Nature in Art#2 with artistic presentations at Ullers Hage 14-19pm.

25 January: leading contact impro warm up, Rom for Dans, 17pm
http://contactimprovisation.no

16 / 23 January: leading Praxis sessions, Oslo, 9:30 – 11:30
http://www.praxisoslo.no

1 – 11 January: Co-organising national Climate Festival, Norway (Klimafestivalen § 112)
www.klimafestivalen112.no

 

2014


22 November
Premiere screening of the short film Syklus during the informal event “Nature in Art” at Ullers Hage

October
“APPLES” featured on compilation by Metronomicon Audio:

August – November
production periods with Wee/Francesco Scavetta

16 – 18 October
presenting scenes from Stemmebånd at Seminarium#3, Oktoberdans, Bergen.

14 October
Grunnlovsjubilleet / Oppvarming til Klimafestivalen §112:
Performing Stemmebånd at Tou Scene, Stavanger 18:30
Organiser of the debate “Oljeavhengighet og klimakrise” after the performance.
omtale, Stavanger Aftenblad, 10. oktober 2014
omtale, Stavanger Aftenblad, 14. oktober 2014

17 September
Taking part in collaborative concerts, New Music Incubator, Ultima Festival, Oslo.

24 July
Stemmebånd (version #7) at Festival Franje, Arendal.

13 – 19 July
Work residency, Stemmebånd, Vitlycke Center for Performing Arts, Sweden.

20 – 30 June
New collaboration with director Jan Bárta. Presentations (work in progress), presentation during EnviroCity, Prague 29th/30th June.

June
Stemmebånd granted financial support by Norwegian Cultural Council.

31 May
Stemmebånd (version #6), Maidans, Lørenskog, Oslo 14:00 – 17:00

27 May
Stemmebånd (version #5), ++ Blacbox Teater, Oslo 19:00

5 – 10 May
Stemmebånd – work residency (version #4) and PRODA workshop, DansiT, Trondheim.

8 – 13 April
Participation in New Music Incubator in Neringa, Lithuania (symposium for composers).

April
I am incredibly grateful to have received Norske Dansekunstneres (organisation for Norwegian dance artists) scholarship in choreography in order to develop this project.

4 – 7 April
Movement workshop, Ungdomskompaniet, Kulturskolen, Stavanger.

21 – 22 March
Performing in Borrowed Landscape (Avdal / Shinozaki), Blackbox Teater, Oslo.

14 March
Guest appearance in Ulfbys Løyndom with Oddgeir Thune, Bikubekveld, Det Norske Teatret, Oslo 22:30

7 March
Concert (beats, bass & blips) – hosted by GOYO, Vanguard, Oslo 23pm

Erikk McKenzie LIVE set, Vanguard, Oslo 7th March 2014 (hosted by GOYO) by Erikk Mckenzie on Mixcloud


23 February

Stemmebånd (version #3)Mind the Gap, Scenehuset, Oslo 19pm

January
Work period, Ullers HageStemmebånd and Syklus (new video project).

2013


31 October
Concert (beats, bass & blips), Mir, Oslo 23:30 – 24:30

18 October
Guest appearance in Ulfbys Hemmelighet with Oddgeir Thune, Bikubekveld, Det Norske Teatret, Oslo 22:30

28 – 29 September
Work in progress presentation (Stemmebånd, version #2), Scenekunstløypa, Tou Scene.

16 – 27 September
Work residency, RAS (NO): Stemmebånd. Presentation Friday 27th at 13pm at KinoKino, Sandnes.

26 September
Unexpected Dresses for Undefined Ceremonies
directed by Javier Murugarren and Najara Mendioroz – http://www.murugalas.com
Music by Erikk McKenzie and Ivo Bol
Melkweg Theater, Amsterdam, 19pm

19 September
Performance: skagen/mckenzie, Kino Kino, Sandes, 21pm

2 – 8 September
Work residencyObrestad Fyr

19 – 24 August
Work residencyUtsira Fyr

23 June
Skogen er sin egen nasjon, StDans, Groruddalen, Oslo 23.juni from 16pm
Site specific version of Stemmebånd (work-in-progress)

12 – 16 June
Participant, workshops and seminars, Kedja Ecounter, Klaipeda (LT).

1 – 8 June
Work residency, DansiT, Trondhjem: Stemmebånd (work-in-progress)
Friday 7th June: presentation of work-in-progress, 18pm

27 – 30 May
aareskjold/gjerstad/mckenzie (improvisation trio)
Music by Frode Gjerstad, performance by Lene Aareskjold and Erikk McKenzie
Tou Scene: 29th and 30th May – 21pm

21 – 23 May
Work residency, DansiS, Stavanger: Stemmebånd (work-in-progress).

11 – 15 May
Work residency, DansiT, Trondhjem: Stemmebånd (work-in-progress).

3 May
Solo concert, Turkish Delight, Oslo, 21pm

28 April
aareskjold/gjerstad/mckenzie (improvisation trio)
Music by Frode Gjerstad, performance by Lene Aareskjold and Erikk McKenzie
Galleri Sult, Stavanger, 15-17pm

26 April
Solo concert, Sound of Mu, Oslo, 21pm

15 April
Beyond the Box: Video documentation completed:
http://vimeo.com/63547297

26 February
Unexpected Dresses for Undefined Ceremonies
directed by Javier Murugarren and Najara Mendioroz – http://www.murugalas.com
Music by Erikk McKenzie
Antic Theatre, Barcelona 19pm

8 February
RED album complete!
http://erikkmckenzie.bandcamp.com/album/red-gravity

2012


22 November
atlars & mckenzie, concert, Skapåbar, Haugesund, doors open 20pm

12 – 30 November
Klatreplanten – school tour, Haugesund region, Norway

6 October
atlars & mckenzie, concert, K-lab, Stavanger (presented by Deep Blue Soundsystem)

5 October
Performance by skagen / mckenzie at TUSK festival, Newcastle

20 September
Man Beast – DudaPaiva Company / Riksteateret
Music composition / soundscape by Erikk McKenzie
Premiere, also 21st September, and “BASTARD!” 22nd September, Dansens Hus, Oslo

20 / 21 August
Truth spat me out into a world of conventions
Norwegian Festival for Dance and Film, Haugesund,  2012

17 – 28 April
Work residence, BORDERS – new work by Linda Birkedal / Molitrix Scenekunst, Tou Scene, Stavanger

11 / 16 April
Performing in i Vintervinden ( Wildlaks productions )
Marked for Scenekunst, Sandefjord, 11th April 10:30 am
Rom for Dans, Oslo, 16th April 20 pm

9 February
Concert with Evelin Tóth at Alchemia, Krakow 20 pm

21 – 22 January
Contact improvisation weekend – Tou Scene, Stavanger