i suck my tounge in remembrance of you - nadja voorham & victoria kaldan (SE/DK)

Open Call production residency

03.04 - 16.04

We are glad to welcome Nadja Voorham and Victoria Kaldan with project to Vitlycke-CPA!
The project was selected for production residency at Vitlycke-CPA through an open call on the beginning of 2023. This Open Call, organized by Vitlycke-CPA, was intended for new aspiring professional dancers, choreographers, stage artists and dance companies in Sweden who want to create a completely new or further develop a previous performance.

The residency will take place 3-16 April and end with a work in progress the 14th of April.

I Suck My Tongue in Remembrance of You is a project about the relation between automation and labour. It deals with the confusion that comes with simulating intimacy and care and questions the boundary between the performed and the “authentic”. The performers attempt to linger in the twilight zone between alive and un-dead.

I Suck My Tongue in Remembrance of You is a collaboration between Nadja Voorham and Victoria Kaldan.

With support of the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.

Nadja Voorham is an artist and performer interested in the social body and its performance, in relation to the gaze. Through choreography, performance, moving image and occasionally drawing and sculpture, her work aims for states of limbo. Nadja received her BA Fine Arts in 2012 at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (NL) and her MA Contemporary Art Practice in 2017 at the Royal College of Art (UK). Her work has been presented at places such as Art Rotterdam (NL), Mimosa House (UK), Chisenhale Art Place (UK), Weld (SE), Notafe festival (EE), Ellen de Bruijne Projects (NL). As a dancer and performer she has worked with choreographers and artists such as Erik Berg Valentin, Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Lisa Vereertbrugghen and Zoe Williams. Nadja received the danceWEB scholarship in 2016, the Mondriaan Fund Stipendium for Emerging Artists in 2018 and The Swedish Arts Grants Committee working grant in 2023.

Victoria Kaldan is a Copenhagen based interdisciplinary artist working across performance, moving image, installation and sound. Her work frequently adopts a lo-fi aesthetic, incorporating everyday objects and found materials alongside digital innovations. Victoria graduated with an MA in Sculpture from Royal College of Art in 2017, having previously completed her BA in Comparative Literature at University of Copenhagen (2012). Recent exhibitions and projects include: Kunsthal Charlottenborg (DK) Studio4 Residency (with Nadja Voorham) at Chisenhale Studios (UK), Now You See It // Now You Don’t (Group Exhibition) at Weserhalle (DE). Victoria received The Danish Art Councils working grant in 2021, Danish Art Workshop Residency in 2022 and Danish Art Councils project grant in 2022.

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