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2023

Mock-up by Galerie
December 10, 17.30, MDT, Stockholm

An open-rehearsal for a monography of Pontus Pettersson.

Public Reading of the Gaza Monologues
November 29, 18.00-20.00, MDT, Stockholm

For this year’s International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People MDT in collaboration with Reading edge library will host a public reading of The Gaza Monologues. This is a global action initiated by ASHTAR theatre, a non-profit Palestinian theatre based in Ramallah, Palestine.

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Reading edge at AT ISSUE EXTENDED
November 16-8, Weld, Stockholm

When a publication does not explain an artistic practice, how can it approximate the reader to it? If there is generosity in clarity, how can artists grasp what clarity could be, within the universes they wish to propose?
Besides tangible publications as we know them - books, zines and variations, which possible formats could perform as publications? What else could a book become?

Join us and read, look, browse through a selection of publications from Reading edge mobile library in Weld's foyer. On Saturday a joint conversation will be held at 13.30 departing from the above posed questions.

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In the Mirror of Care work – publication release 
September 5, 17.00-19.30, MDT, Stockholm

In the Mirror of Care Work is a project, symposium and publication that investigates skill-sets within Nordic interactive performance practices. The knowledge is shared by the use of a mirror; on one side, the work of interactive performers – on the other, the work of nurses.

The launch of the project's publication includes a reading of two texts by interactive performer Josefina Björk and teacher of the History of Nursing, Helle Kronborg Krogsgaard.

Curator of the Reading edge library, Izabella Borzecka, will host a conversation centered around how to make a publication into a shared container for readers and writers from two seemingly very different professions. What is the method of the mirror? How does it produce knowledge about working with one-to-one interactions? When does the mirror of care work collapse?

After the conversation, the evening will continue in one of the studios where you will be met by a performative presentation of the publication and guided into collective scores of thinking together.

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Delta – The page as the stage
April 28-29, Index - the Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm

A two-day exchange and coming together with the intention to discuss, reflect and share how choreography is practiced and manifested in printed matter, how text and publications can be understood as formats for choreographic inquiries, and how they can be seen as works in themselves. With Galerie (Adriano Wilfert Jensen & Simon Asencio), Paloma Madrid, Sara Kaaman, Stina Nyberg, Tova Gerge, Litó Walkey, Delta (Izabella Borzecka & Pontus Pettersson) and Reading Edge Library.

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Post-performance conversation
March 31st 21.15-22.00, MDT, Stockholm

A conversation between Ingrid Berger Myhre, Chloe Chignell and Izabella Borzecka on language, choreography and publishing, held after the performance In Other Words.

2022

Reading edge: inauguration 
December 16, 18.00-20.00, MDT, Stockholm

Readings, performative interventions, publications, snacks and drinks. Contributions by Moa Franzén, Irina Anufrieva, Farvash, Cassandra Lorca Macchiavelli & Martin Moderato, Izabella Borzecka

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Delta – An Ocean Call | Publication release and coming together
November 3, 17.00-19.00, Decoratelier, Brussels (in collaboration with Batard Festival).

On the Brussels release and Coming Together of Delta – An Ocean Call, the publication will be activated through readings, installations, and short presentations. Contributors to the program includes pianist and composer Hara Alonso, dancer and filmmaker Sirah Foighel Brutman, and the bookshop and project space for publication and performance rile*.

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Delta – An Ocean Call | Publication release and coming together
October 2, 12.00-16.00, Norma T, Oslo

On the Olso release and Coming Together of Delta – An Ocean Call, the publication will be activated through readings, installations, short presentations and a food tasting. Contributors to the program includes dance artist Alice MacKenzie, Zoe Christiansen/Northern Co. and Mette Edvardsen.

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Delta – An Ocean Call | Publication release and coming together
September 22nd, 17.00-20.00, Bladr, Copenhagen

On the Copenhagen release and Coming Together of Delta – An Ocean Call, choreographer, and artist Pontus Pettersson presents an aphorism installation and an artist talk.

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Sneak-peak of Reading Edge Library
September 14–November 20, MDT, Stockholm

2021

Delta – An Ocean Call | Publication release and coming together
December 8-9th, 5.30-9pm & noon-3pm, Museum of Impossible Forms, Helsinki

On the Helsinki release and Coming Together of delta – An Ocean Call, international and local artists share their practices through performances, readings, conversations and water-y interventions. Participants: Adham Hafez and HaRaKa Platform, Onur Tayranoğlu, Onyedikachi Ben (Kacii Eleven), Kihwa-Endale and Zara Asgher.

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Delta – An Ocean Call release and Coming Together
Oct 22th, 6-10pm, Skånes konstförening, Malmö

On the Malmö release and Coming Together of Delta – An Ocean Call, choreographer and artist Pontus Pettersson presents a water-y workshop, artist and researcher Elly Vadseth a video screening, and Izabella Borzecka of PAM a presentation of the publication together with Pontus Pettersson.

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Delta – An Ocean Call: Water-body with Melody Panosian
June 15th, 6-9pm, Weld, Stockholm
RSVP to info@pamsthlm.se

Responding to the publication ”Delta – an Ocean Call”, and its different perspectives on water, Meldy will share her work on sound and movement through different exercises, such as investigating power relations (interconnection and agency), being perceived and perceiving, riddle-like poems, butoh-inspired sound perception exercises, breath, voice-meditation, and movement.

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Sax/Reading edge pop-up
April 22-24th, 12.00-17.00, Färgkontoret, Lövholmsgränd 12, Stockholm.
RSVP to info@pamsthlm.se

Are you interested in the relationship between words/text and movement? Do you want to get acquainted with publications in the field of dance and choreography? Do you have your own publication that you would like to share? Join us at Färgkontoret to look, read, practice, and discuss publications about scores, performance instructions, and directives from the Reading edge library.

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Release #1 Delta - an Ocean Call

March 25th, 14.00-19.30, Index - the Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm

Featuring Cyanotype print workshop with dance artist Alice MacKenzie, collective listening to "Chosen by the Barnacles" by dancer/choreographer Sindri Runudde and reading by curator Bronwyn Bailey-Charteris followed by a conversation and rainy hangout.

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