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#tvss15 Public Programme


We're proud to announce the kickoff of The Ventriloquist Summerschool public programme with real Ventriloquist action!

11. august: Jan-Robert Henriksen

The Norwegian, legendary ventriloquist, Jan-Robert Henriksen, will talk about his own practice and introduce the characters he has created and performed since the mid-80s!

You will get the chance to greet and meet the Ventriloquist Summerschool participants and tutors as well. Welcome!

12. august: Tableau Paper

As a continuation of The Ventriloquist Summerschool Public Programme we'd like to welcome Tove Sivertsen for a conversation with the model Jakob Landvik and her Tableau Paper teammate Henia Gamborg Kjørsvik about the dynamics of directing and being directed.

Tove is Editor-in-chief and founder of the fashion publication Tableau Paper. She has substantial experience working as a photographer both in Norway and abroad for various fashion publications, artists and advertising clients such as D2, ELLE, Prestage, Personae, Imsdal, Nils Bech, Kaibosh, Svean and Diemme. In 2013 she founded Tableau Paper that has become one of the new influential platforms for fashion in Norway.

We welcome you once again to meet and greet the participants and tutors of The Ventriloquist Summerschool and gaining an even deeper insight into what we're up to.

13. august: Ellef Prestsæter

Last but not least, we're proud to announce the closing talk of The Ventriloquist Summerschool Public Programme featuring Ellef Prestsæter and his scavenging adventures in (obscure) Portuguese literature, Computational Vandalism and more.

Ellef Prestsæter is an independent researcher, critic, and curator. He is a founding member of the Scandinavian Institute for Computational Vandalism (SICV). He works at the University of Oslo and writes regularly on art and literature for Klassekampen, Vinduet and Kunstkritikk. Most recent publication: The Invention of the Bright Day by José de Almada Negreiros, translated from the Portuguese into Norwegian and Reports from the Gutenberg Galaxy (http://www.obs-osv.com/gutenberg). Most recent exhibitions: Archive has left the building at Blaker gamle meieri (April 2015) and The Scandinavian Institute of Contemporary Comparative Vandalism at Museum Jorn (July-November 2014): http://sissv.activearchives.org/

That will be the third but not the last chance to meet and greet the Ventriloquist Summerschool participants and tutors. Come!

15. august: Save the date!

After a week with workshopping, voicing and talks we will be sharing our work and ideas with the world!

Save the date and join us for a very ventriloquistic celebratory event.

More info to come!