Pianos and typewriters will be fundamental elements of the performance "Grini and The Futures of Norway". Here, Samir Kandil, Jakob Tamm and Emilie Birkeland are working on it.
Countdown to première, on May 26: 8 Days. Still re-writing the script.
23.09.1973, Norwegian TV, see the full program here.
What has been happening in the population of the occupied countries? Why do we have to say definitely "yes" to the forces the war has driven to consciousness? Everywhere the opposition to the German occupation made it clear that if the struggle were to succeed, all the illegal forces in the nations had to gather … Continue reading Art and the occupation- Frithjof Tidemand-Johannessen
Auf ihr Völker dieser Erde, einigt euch in diesem Sinn, daß sie jetzt die eure werde, und die große Näherin. Vorwärts und nicht vergessen, worin unsere Stärke besteht! Beim Hungern und beim Essen, vorwärts und nie vergessen: die Solidarität! Schwarzer, Weißer, Brauner, Gelber! Endet ihre Schlächterei! Reden erst die Völker selber, werden sie schnell einig sein. … Continue reading Klasse Kampen / Brecht/ Solidarität Lied/
Stalag 17, by Billy Wilder: In this absolutely perfect film we can find some of the characters we will work with in our play: the evil Nazi, the good (and silly) Nazi, the fool, the (unlikely) hero, the (unlikely) traitor. Really worth a watch: here.
Transcribed interview with Johan Galtung 13.03.19 J: Johan GaltungP-O: Per-Oskar LeuQ: Victoria Durnak J: Hola, Galtung?P-O: Hello, it's Per-Oskar Leu again from Oslo.J: Yes, hey again, now everything is fine. I just sit in place.P-O: So good. Yes …J: Everything in beautiful order.P-O: Then I sit here with Victoria Durnak, who is a fellow artist … Continue reading An interview with Johan Galtung
Einar Gerhardsen and Gunnar Jahn walk around in Grini.
Building workers' house. The state police had offices here during the occupation. On August 21, 1942, the Osvald group attempted to carry out a sabotage action, led by Asbjørn Sunde. The sabotage was not completely successful. A person who had been a torturer was killed when some of the explosive exploded. Everyone in the group … Continue reading Perhaps our ideal “National Episodes” performance site?