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EMO1994

Premiered October 25th 2014 as a part of EMOTIONALÆfing 20. okt. 2014

Choreographer: Ole Martin Meland
Costumes: Agnieszka Baranowska
Lights and technical director: Jóhann Bjarni Pálmason
Sound: Baldvin Magnússon

A raw, explosive and physical trip. It circles around fundamental matters connected to basal existence, young urgency, and re-organization of monumental clichés of life.
LOVE, HATE, DEATH, SOLITUDE.

Ole Martin Meland is a Norwegian Dancer and Choreographer, who has since 2006 worked as a dancer for Carte Blanche, The Norwegian National Company for Contemporary Dance. Ole had his international debut as a choreographer with the piece ”BROTHER”, which premiered at The Norwegian National Opera House in January 2013.

Reviews

★★★★
“A wow experience, really cool and trendy… EMO1994 shows how good the IDC dancers are . They showed accuracy and strength in all aspects and general professionalism… EMO1994 demonstrates the quality of Ole Martin’s work as a choreographer.”
Fréttablaðið

“Powerful in every aspect. Funny, cool and dramatic.”
Bergþóra Einarsdóttir

It knocked my socks off. Just wonderful – I did not want it to stop – extremely beautiful, powerful.
RÚV – Listaukinn

★★★1/2
“The piece was well constructed, different sections interwoven together in a unique way, where the sound image played a major role.”
Morgunblaðið

“I can’t remember a time I’ve been brought to the edge of my seat by dance alone, as though it were a thrilling film.”
Grapevine

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