The form of Hollow Creature investigates new scenic contexts for image
and text, using means of expression across the art forms. Productions
are guided by the overall concept regarding choice of theme, form and
are a result of artistic co-operation, with artists representing different
art forms, who through their contribution give the work its complexity.
was established in Oslo in 1998 by Kirsti Ladegård and Gerd Zöe
Christiansen. Hollow Creature is presently working on the triology "In
Memoriam to Identety" based on texts by the american poet Kathy
is run with the support of the Norwegian Theatre Council.
of people working with HOLLOW CREATURE 2001
GERD ZÖE CHRISTIANSEN: Directing and scenography
Founder of HOLLOW CREATURE productions. Has worked as a scenographer,
actor and director since 1980. As the artistic director of the project
"Inside the Image" she has been responsible for a long sequence
of stage productions which have toured festivals in Scandinavia and
puppeteer and puppetmaker
Educated in Rikstheatre's 3 year puppetperformance school 1987-90. Founding
member of "Teater Figur" 1990-97. Started HOLLOW CREATURE
together with Gerd Christiansen in 1997. Member of the Norwegian union
of actors since 1988.
Educated at Nordisk Teater Skole in Århus i 1993.
Has worked ad an actor in performances with Cantabile Duo, Teatret DanceLab
and BAL Teatret which he was a co-founder of in 1995. He was a founder
of WERK productions, Oslo.in 1998.
Fredrik work as an actor in Persona and The Tiger Garden.
Stuart Lynch is a choreographer, performer and visual artist based in
Copenhagen. He is artistic director of " The 24 Hour Performance
Project" and the music/dance consept " Ferrari Crash".
He has toured in Europe Asia and Australia with "De Quincey/Lynch"
and his own "Paradance", a solowork based on collaboration
with musicians, writers and sculptures. Stuart Lynch performes in The
Tiger Garden with Hollow Creature.
HANNE DIESERUD: actor
Trained in England at London Academy of music and Dramatic Art. Actor
in «Grusomhetens Teater», ex. «The way to heaven»
«Woyczeck» and «The wise ones stone».
Work as an actor in Great Expectation and The Tiger Garden.
Kate Pendry is an actress/performance artist, playwright and visual
artist Recent work includes 'Dead Diana' and "The Dead Celebrity
Diaries" performance and Internet projects. Within the electronic
art field she has exhibited at Kunstnernes hus (Eon 97, Detox 99), the
Melbourne Biennale 99; 'Electra 96' at Henie-Onstad, the 5th International
Biennale in Istanbul, DEAF-Rotterdam; Awarded an honorary mention at
Prix Ars Electronica '96 for "sense:less" Web: http://www.DeadDiana.com
Kate Pendry performs in The Tiger Garden with Hollow Creature.
actor and dancer
Educated at Nordisk Teater Skole in Århus in 1992.
Has since 1994 been working with TIN-BOX in Århus. She has participated
in performances with BAL Teatret and is a co-founder of WERK Productions,
Saila workes as a dancer and an actor in The Tigergarten.
Sound design and computerprogammer.
Born in 1960. Responsible for sound in many festivals, eg. ULTIMA and
The Music Factory. Has made a sound installation for Ringve Museum for
Musical History, Stiklestad National Art Centre and Grieg Jubilee. Director
of sound in the National Stage in Bergan 1988-89. Employed by the National
Theatre since 1998. Sven is doing sound-design for all performances
by HOLLOW CREATURE. He has also composed the Music for The Tiger Garden
in collaboration with Erik Balke.
Erik is a saxophonist and composer. He has written music for both ballet
and film. His music can be placed on the border of new experimental
music and jazz. He has toured exstensively in Europe and is a member
of the Norwegian performance group BAK-truppen. Eric Balke has written
the music for The Tiger Garden in collaboration with Sven Erga.
video and light-design.
Hans Christian was educated at the art academy of Trondheim. He has
produced video design for productions of Kreutser Company, Motherboard,
Oslo Nye Teater og Trøndelag Teater. He has toured with his own
productions Nervous Vision, "Joystick" and his film project
"h.k.mark1", which has been shown at festivals in the USA,
Japan, Germany, Island and Norway. Hans Christian has designed the video
and light for The Tiger Garden by Hollow Creature". Web page http://www.nervousvision.com/
Artistic leader of Avant Garden Theatre. Trondheim, since 1998. Honours
degree in performance studies, University of Bergen. Is connected HOLLOW
CREATURE as a dramaturg on all productions.