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  • Leaflet #8: READING EDGE

    November 24, 2017

    c.off is currently setting the ground work for our next initiative READING EDGE – a library experiment under construction to which we now call for independent publications.  READING EDGE is a place dedicated to the rich and complex field of knowledge processed by the labor of choreography, performing arts and performance of today – and […]

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    sounding score with Elise Nuding

    November 15, 2017

    photo: Marit Fogelgren/Dotra Productions On Saturday 18th of November in the frame of Studiekretz #5 our current resident Elise Nuding will share some proposals from her research and ongoing work. For two weeks now, Elise has been working in our studio with the project sounding score that explores the entanglement of material bodies as well as […]

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    OPEN CALL – for READING EDGE library under construction

    November 2, 2017

    OPEN CALL - until November 30th c.off now calls for donations of printed and digital publications to our new initiative READING EDGE library.  Donated publications will be carefully attended to and included in the reading edge’s database. Most importantly, each donation will be made accessible to visitors, who will be able to encounter and read each […]

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  • Welcome to IMPERFEKTA release no.1 and no.2

    October 6, 2017

    Join us to celebrate our new IMPERFEKTA publication with two times release. First out a release hosted by art bookstore Konst-ig. Free entrance and two hours of mingle and music plus performative readings starting at 6pm. Release number two takes place in our own studio space with installations, readings and co-versations with traces of imperfect […]

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    Deconstructing Suffering with Cecilia Lagerström

    September 22, 2017

    In recent years, descriptions and images of human suffering have become an increasingly common part of the everyday media flow in our global society. The images are often taken from a distance and lack the sufferer’s own voice.  These were observations that led to the project Suffering that our current resident Cecilia Lagerström now seeks to develop further […]

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    MWF with Karina Sarkissova and Pontus Pettersson

    September 5, 2017

      MWF – My Wild Flag is an international dance and choreography festival. The first year of many to come, MWF consists of local and international acts and scenarios that proposes contemporary choreographic and artistic work. Bringing communities together and joining in social choreographies as well as works devoted for the stage. MWF wants to meet […]

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  • Studiekretz #4 with Marcus Doverud & Liv Strand

    September 1, 2017

      9th of September 3 pm – 4:30 pm at c.off, Körsbärsvägen 9, Stockholm. Studiekretz #4 is arranged as a part of My Wild Flag festival. To book your place for the performance, sign up here Studiekretz #4: Tja chat, tjena chien, concerning mimetic displacement - departs from mime as a concept and a form of […]

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    Pitch workshop with WISP

    August 29, 2017

      Welcome to a pitch workshop in collaboration with WISP (for women and transgenders exclusively.) Tuesday 12th of September 4pm – 10 pm in c.off studio Join us to try out your pitch on a friendly feminist! The workshop is set out to be a platform were women and transgenders in performing arts can discuss, […]

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    In [Brackets] with Anna Pehrsson

    July 11, 2017

    Former Cullbergballet dancer Anna Pehrsson is currently inhabiting the studio with her upcoming work In [Brackets]. The project is set out to rethink the genre ”solodance” via intimacy, intensity and exposure as it hosts practices of tying, twining, weaving and looping.   – Basically I work with threads and the body as a circuit of nets and […]

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  • Leaflet #6: Looking back and heading forward

    June 22, 2017

    The number of dancers, choreographers, artists, curators, writers and others who work in our studio has been constantly growing over the past years. In 2013 c.off started to provide and develop residencies and practical conditions for organizations and individuals to reprocess, articulate and alter their artistic practices, with the determination of creating a space for […]

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    (im)perfect choreographies at NOFOD conference in Gothenburg

    June 14, 2017

    The c.off production (im)perfect choreographies has been selected to join the international dance conference NOFOD 2017. The conference is organised by the Nordic Forum for Dance Research at the University of Gothenburg. This year is the 13th edition of the conference and has the title “Dance and Democracy”. The conference brings together diverse forms of dance research and practices […]

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    Welcome to Performance Lab 2017

    May 30, 2017

    IntraGalactic arts collective in collaboration with c.off are pleased to invite you to an open viewing of Performance Lab 2017 at c.off studio 4th of june from 1 to 4 pm. Participating artists are Suzanna Asp, Anna Asplind, Axel Rudolphi, Malin Ståhl and Anita Wernström. The artists are invited to work with performance departing in […]

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  • Aphelion Slip with Zoë Poluch

    May 24, 2017

    Another first time collaboration took place in the studio in May. The project Aphelion Slip is a collaborative performance with residents Zoë Poluch and Cara Tolmie as well as with Kim Coleman. Aphelion Slip is built from a pocket full of triadic mediations on shared experiences of cumulative writing, light personalities, audible co-body treatments, reading […]

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    (im)perfect choreographies at Scenkonstbiennalen 2017

    May 17, 2017

    The c.off production (im)perfect choreographies is one of 16 works selected from over 230 applicants for Scenkonstbiennalen 2017 – the biennal of performing arts. The biennal takes place in Norrköping 23-28th of May 2017.  (im)perfect choreographies no.1 and no.4 will be performed at the venue Flygeln: Friday 26th 6.30 – 7 pm Saturday 27th 1 pm […]

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    Investigating radicalization with Tanja Turpeinen

    April 28, 2017

    During the past two weeks a group of artists representing different fields of art, from Norway, Sweden and Finland have been working together on a physical theatre project with the working title ’White Beauty’. The project research and investigates the radicalization process and extremist movements, dealing with questions of how and why radicalization happens.   […]

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  • “Resting Practice” with Cinzia Sità

    March 14, 2017

    Cinzia Sità is currently a resident in our space, researching and working on the project Willin’. On March 18 she will take part in one of our study circuits (studiekretz) to share her ongoing research in an informal format of a dance class. Cinzia writes: I am interested in the empty space, devoid of superfluity […]

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    Leaflet #5: (im)perfect prospects

    February 13, 2017

    A new year is waiting for us, with performances, publications, residencies, studiekretzar (study circuits) and more in the pipeline. c.off continues to pursue and expand from our space at Körsbärsvägen in Stockholm, where we will have our base for another year. This busy year kicks off with two premieres: (im)perfect choreographies and Mina egna kroppar. Right now we are in […]

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    Performances at Svarta huset 14-25 February

    January 31, 2017

    Welcome to a two weeks program as our project KROPPSFUNKTION inhabits Svarta huset (Designhall) between 14 – 25 February. Free entrance! No reservation needed except for premiere dates. The space is accessible with wheelchair. When?(im)perfect choreographiestuesday 14/2 – 7 pm premiere! (NB: reservation needed)thursday 16/2  - 7 pmfriday 17/2 – 7 pmsaturday 18/2 – 6 pm + […]

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  • Stockpiling Time with Tuukka Haapakorpi

    January 11, 2017

    Winterresident Tuukka Haapakorpi reflecting on the solitude, the come down from noise and the process of his project that will be presented in the exhibition “Stockpiling Time”.   1. Maybe dullness is associated with psychic pain, because something that’s dull or opaque fails to provide enough stimulation to distract people from some other, deeper type […]

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    Welcome to a perfect (im)perfect choreography!

    November 22, 2016

    Welcome to a first public performance of (im)perfect choreographies part 2 and 3, and a video installation before and after. The performance is one of the several outcomes of the art and research project with the same title, which in accordance with crip theory challenges the normative understanding of ability, body, movement and language. December […]

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    Become a resident at c.off studio this winter

    November 10, 2016

    Open call to dancers, choreographers, performance artists, writers and likewise interdisciplinary practitioners: come and work as a resident in one of our studios during this winter! c.off is a non-profit independent site for development and exchange of interdisciplinary choreographies, located in Stockholm. In the center of Stockholm, c.off shares office and studio space with its sister-organization […]

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  • Where Were We with Tova Gerge and Uri Turkenich

    October 20, 2016

    Tova Gerge and Uri Turkenich are back in the studio for another residence. This time with the performance project Where Were We springing from the previous residental project There Is No Outside-Text, focusing on and further elaborating the structures of conversation techniques. During these weeks in Stockholm, the collaboration also includes the visual artist Marika […]

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    Poetic Procedures – the dance class

    September 13, 2016

    One of our residents from this summer, Pontus Pettersson are extending the project Poetic Procedures into a continuous dance class this fall. He told us some insights about the project, work methods and the forthcoming Tuesdays – A mix of dance class, poetry book circle and discotheque – being together in time. Photo by Märtha […]

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    c.off is searching for a press officer / communicator

    August 16, 2016

    Right now we are hiring a press officer / communicator. See the call below (in Swedish) and apply by September 4! c.off är en ideell, utom-institutionell plats för utveckling av och utbyten mellan interdisciplinära koreografier. c.off erbjuder residens och praktiska förutsättningar för organisationer och individer att ompröva, artikulera och förändra sina konstnärliga praktiker i en […]

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  • Summertime has come and our studio is now fully booked – Mira Mutka is one of our residents this summer

    June 30, 2016

    Resident Mira Mutka on her ongoing project Slowotek – a perfomative practice of slowness that currently inhabits our space.  Photo by Mira Mutka Mira initiated slowness as an exploring and perfomative practice during her master degree project at DOCH, Dans och Cirkushögskolan/School of Dance and Circus. This particular interest emerged from a desire to question and challenge the […]

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    Pushing Air with Sanna Söderholm and Carima Neusser

    June 8, 2016

    Sanna Söderholm and Carima Neusser have been recurring residents in our studio during this spring, working on their project Pushing Air that just premiered in Verkstad konsthall in Norrköping. We took the opportunity to get to know some more about their residency, working process and plans for the future. What are you working on? Sanna: We work with the project […]

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    Performance Lab 2016 by IntraGalactic arts collective

    May 13, 2016

    On this Sunday, May 15, at 1-4 pm, residents IntraGalactic arts collective will organize an open viewing of Performance Lab 2016. Participating artists are Jens Evaldsson, Giovanni Paolo Fedele, Emma Hammarén, Maria Högbacke (workshop), Ellakajsa Nordström (workshop), Malin Ståhl and Anita Wernström. The artists are invited to work with performance departing in their own artistic research. […]

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  • A Script of Desire – performance by resident Jamie Ross

    April 28, 2016

    The final week of april c.off studio is inhabited by artist and performer Jamie Ross from Canada. On saturday 30th , 4-5 pm he is giving  a public performance related to his project A script of Desire. A Script of Desire is a ritual calligraphic performance project in which sacred space is opened, making room […]

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    “Limited Entry – The Museum and The Quarantine” – another lecture performance held at c.off

    November 20, 2015

    The series of lecture performance un/know/n will follow on November 25, at 3pm with Limited Entry – The Museum and The Quarantine by Adham Hafez in research partnership with HaRaKa, and artists from the Adham Hafez Company. Photo: Adham Hafez An Arab body cannot enter the EU without the lengthy, costly, and politically insulting process of […]

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    Next week at c.off: Lecture performance by Suzy Halajian “The Closer I Get To The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning”

    November 18, 2015

    Christine Rebet, The Square, 2011, 16mm animation film, color, sound, 2-minute loop, courtesy the artist and Bureau, New York. On Tuesday Nov 24th at 5.30pm, c.off’s series of lecture performances will start off with Notes on The Closer I Get To The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning, by Suzy Halajian. Notes on The […]

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  • un/know/n – a series of performance lectures

    November 10, 2015

    un/know/n is a series of lecture performances presented by c.off. The series attempts to explore ‘lecture performance’ as a term and genre, while presenting contemporary practitioners from various fields whose works can be positioned in the intersections of choreography, theory and pedagogics. un/know/n also poses questions concerning production and distribution of knowledge and power. Insisting […]

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    c.off and ccap at Gothenburg Book Fair

    September 23, 2015

    This week c.off will head towards Gothenburg’s Book Fair and share an exhibition booth together with our sister organization ccap. c.off will present: *The publication KROPPSFUNKTION – en antologi [CORPO ABILITY - an anthology] *The web archive www.kroppsfunktion.com *The sound pieces “Oceans of Loving” and “You Follow Death” (in collaboration with Moa-Lina Croall, Jess Arndt and Stina […]

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    Download the full program for KROPPSFUNKTION – a choreography festival here

    September 7, 2015

    On September 17-19, c.off will present KROPPSFUNKTION – a choreography festival in our space at Körsbärsvägen 9. Download the full festival program here [In Swedish] Download this program if you prefer lesser text [In Swedish] For tickets: RSVP to osa@kroppsfunktion.com Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. We hope to see you there!

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  • KROPPSFUNKTION – an anthology: c.off’s very first publication

    September 2, 2015

    On September 17, c.off will release its first publication: KROPPSFUNKTION – en antologi [KROPPSFUNKTION - an anthology]. The anthology will be released and sold during our choreography festival with the same name, that will take place at our space September 17-19. The anthology presents cross-disciplinary perspectives on practical and theoretical fields, inside and outside academia. The […]

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    Pressrelease: KROPPSFUNKTION – a choreography festival

    July 6, 2015

    [In Swedish] Välkommen till KROPPSFUNKTION – en unik festival om funktion, språk, koreografi och kropp Festivalen KROPPSFUNKTION är en unik händelse i Stockholm som pågår mellan den 17-19 september. Med ett fullspäckat program av teoretiska seminarier, koreografiska verk och interaktiva installationer möts och blandas olika perspektiv – allt med fri entré. Under 1,5 år har […]

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    (im)perfect choreographies – a new project run by c.off and ccap

    July 3, 2015

    c.off has received funding from VINNOVA and Kulturbryggan to run a new project: (im)perfect choreographies. (im)perfect choreographies is jointly owned by c.off and ccap, and will be implemented by and with VIDA care and education. VIDA manages so-called daily activities, an initiative under the Swedish law LSS. The project started in June and will continue until 2017. The purpose of the […]

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    April 27, 2015

    KROPPSFUNKTION halvvägs till målet Sedan september 2014 bedriver den ideella föreningen c.off projektet KROPPSFUNKTION i syfte att vrida och vända på den roll som kroppen – och dess funktioner – spelar i det samtida koreografiska fältet. Tillsammans med ccap, särskolegymnasierna Kung Saga och Lindeparken, RGRH riksgymnasium för rörelsehindrade och dagliga verksamheten VIDA omsorg och utbildning, […]

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    The very first c.off leaflet reached our subscribers today

    January 15, 2015

    c.off quarterly leaflet #1 manifold journeys from Executive Director Hanna Wildow c.off is a discursive platform for border-crossing choreographic practices, located in Stockholm. c.off initiates, presents and support projects that activate a critique of norms, gender equality and ethnic and cultural multiplicity. c.off also provides residencies and subsidized rentals in our studio space in central Stockholm. ccap/c.off studio […]

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    KAI-EN: our December-resident

    December 16, 2014

    Butoh artist KAI-EN is currently rehersing her new piece In the dreamer´s garden at our studio. The performance will premiere at Fylkingen, January 23-24 2015. In the dreamer´s garden is a softly intense dream. Through a pulling intensity the spectator is offered a quiet, yet radical becoming. KAI-EN´s work engage in the subtle but radical qualities […]

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  • Fashion Intervention #2 at c.off

    December 5, 2014

    c.off is very pleased to host Fashion Intervention #2 on Monday, December 8! Fashion Intervention is a series of sessions exploring, reclaiming, and investigating fashion, curated by Fashionplay. The program includes EFRAT TSEËLON, Professor of fashion theory and PhD in social psychology, MAJA GUNN, fashion designer and researcher in fashion design methodology, ROBERT FUX, actor and drag […]

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    December 3, 2014

    On this Sunday, December 7, c.off will be joining our sister-organization ccap at Tensta konsthall where the performative conference CHOREO_POLITICS of DISENCHANTMENT will be held. Join us and the outstanding scholars André Lepecki and Irit Rogoff to engage in a scrutiny of choreography as politics in terms of sociality, criticality and poetics. It will be […]

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    NOT FOR PROFIT YOGA at c.off in December

    November 28, 2014

    c.off and Eva Mohn will be hosting NOT FOR PROFIT YOGA once a week, beginning on December 1st at 6pm. Pay what you can, and nothing if you can’t. Bring a yoga mat if you have one and comfortable cloths to move in.  When? December 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th from 6-7:30pm. NB: No class on December 8! […]

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  • LIVING ARCHIVE opens in c.off space, tomorrow Thursday 30th at 6pm

    October 29, 2014

    »» Living Archive StockHolm Edition: Dada Polis ««live exhibition, performances, site-specific works, screenings and more Free entranceOctober 30 – November 2, 2014ccap / c.off, Körsbärsvägen 9, StockholmWith Cristina Caprioli / ccap, Louise Blad, Andreja Dugandžić, Emma-Lina Ericson, Jusuf Hadžifejzović, Nela Hasanbegović, Elin Magnusson, Svetlana Maraš, MYCKET (Mariana Alves, Katarina Bonnevier & Thérèse Kristiansson), Ofelia Jarl […]

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    1 950 000 kr från PostkodsLotteriet Kulturstiftelse till KROPPSFUNKTION

    October 9, 2014

    I september 2014 beviljades föreningen c.off, en verksamhet som koreografen Cristina Caprioli grundade 2004, 1 950 000 kr från PostkodsLotteriet Kulturstiftelse för att tillsammans med föreningen Utopia bedriva projektet KROPPSFUNKTION. Projektet har sedan tidigare även beviljats 50 000 kr från Stockholms stads kulturförvaltning, och kommer under ett år vrida och vända på den roll som […]

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    c.off rewarded with grant from The Swedish Institute

    April 18, 2014

    In March 2014, c.off was granted funding from The Swedish Institute in order to produce the project Living Archive together with the Bosnian Association for Culture and Art CRVENA and its feminist curatorial group Red Min(e)d. Living Archive is a collaborative project, that runs until March 31st 2015, with the purpose of creating an artistic platform and archive – online, […]

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  • welcome to c.off

    April 18, 2014

    Welcome to c.off, a discursive platform for choreographic practices, founded by Cristina Caprioli and directed by Hanna Wildow.

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