CANCELLED: Ice Hot Helsinki | Marble Crowd (IS): Øland
Five seafarers find themselves stranded on the shores of Øland, an island located somewhere between reality and fiction.
Five seafarers find themselves stranded on the shores of Øland, an island located somewhere between reality and fiction. As they attempt to recreate the world from memory they stumble between past and present, unfolding visions of a future in a shimmering post-decadent landscape.
Marble Crowd is an informal ensemble of artists based in Reykjavík. Their first production as a collective, Moving mountains in three essays premiered in 2017 and was nominated as the production of the year in Europe by Tanz Magazine. Øland premiered at the National Theatre of Iceland in January 2020 to great acclaim. It was nominated for Icelandic Performing Arts Awards in 11 categories and won in the categories Stage Choreography of the Year, Best Original Music Score and Costume Design.
Concept | Creation | Performance: Marble Crowd (Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Kristinn Guðmundsson, Sigurður Arent Jónsson, Saga Sigurdardottir, Védís Kjartansdóttir)
Visuals: Guðmundur Úlfarsson
Scenography & Costumes / Costume Assistance: Guðný Hrund Sigurðardóttir/ Tanja Huld Levý
Music & Performance: Gunnar Karel Másson
Light Design: Halldór Örn Óskarsson
Dramaturgy: Igor Dobricic
Marble Crowd’s Øland is part of the Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform 2022 -programme. The event is aimed for the programmers and other dance professionals in the presenter roles worldwide.