bios

ON THE FLOOR 

Sunna Ardal Rosengren is a singer, writer, composer, performer and visual artist based in Stockholm. She created the pop duo SUN together with Yoann Durant (soul, rap and electronic). SUN performed at the Venice Biennale, Banlieues Bleues Festival in Paris, ccap studio and Svarta Huset in Stockholm, P.A.R.T.S in Brussels, Backhouse Gallery in LA. She was invited by Anne Imhof as a guest teacher at the School of Fine Arts in Munich. She curated the Music Week during Summer University at PAF (Performing Arts Forum). Sunna directs and performs in her own music videos, as well as performing in other artist’s videos (Elliphant, Oxmo Puccino). She performed and sang in “Sadness Extended” choreographed by Cristina Caprioli/ccap.

Anja Arnquist has collaborated with Cristina Caprioli/ccap since 2009 in a number of productions. Since 2013 she is involved in the trans-medial project Here, here and here here and here, here here here and here, here., a duet for several and a writing project for which she has become a writer. Anja is educated at Balettakademien and DOCH, Stockholm. During the last years she has mainly worked with choreographer Björn Säfsten and Cristina Caprioli. Together with Björn Säfsten she has also choreographed and produced the performance Masterminds, which toured with Skånes Dansteater, Cullbergbaletten and Norrlandsoperan. Anja is producer and curator for artists and institutions such as NorrlandsOperan, Bill365 and Product.  

Darío Barreto Damas is a dancer and interpreter. He started dancing naked in front of the mirror at the age of 3. During his education and the development of his own work he’s been moving around from Tenerife to Barcelona and Stockholm. Darío joined the ccap production A Line_up in 2017, working for the first time with Cristina Caprioli. He has studied at Institut del Teatre and DOCH and has worked for and with the Cullberg Ballet.

Ulrika Berg is working within the field of dance and choreography with Stockholm as her base. Among others, she has worked with Deborah Hay, Rasmus Ölme & Svärmen, Anna Koch, Sebastian Lingserius, Rebecka Stillman, Janne-Camilla Lyster, Ludvig Daae, and with the Cullberg Ballet in the works of Ezster Salamon (Reproduction 2015) and Deborah Hay (Figure a Sea). Ulrika has been a guest performer with the Forsythe Company (Human Writes) and with Trisha Brown Dance Company (Early Works). Together with Philip Berlin and Cristina Caprioli she initiated the project SUNDAY RUN_UP; an initiative with the aim to provide room for artistic practices and social processes. She has been collaborating with Cristina Caprioli/ccap since 2013. Since 2015 she is also a Senior Lecturer in Dance at DOCH/ Stockholm University of the Arts.

Philip Berlin is based in Stockholm and has since 2010 been working with dance and choreography. Recent collaborations involves Gisèle Vienne, Frédéric Gies and Louise Dahl. In 2015 Philip And Louise performed their work “Loss of disinhibition” at Moderna Museet in Stockholm as part of the project 89+ co-curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Simon Castets. Together with Ulrika Berg and Cristina Caprioli, Philip initiated the project SUNDAY RUN_UP. He has worked with CCN Ballet de Lorraine in France, where he performed in works by Merce Cunningham, Mathilde Monnier, Maria La Ribot and William Forsythe. Philip has also taught at DOCH and the Royal Swedish Ballet School, and is since 2013 collaborating with Cristina Caprioli/ccap. 

Linda Blomqvist is a choreographer and dancer. Her work aims to expand the notion of choreography with a focus on alternative modes of production, process and practice from a speculative viewpoint taking various forms and expressions oscillating between stage performances, curating and publishing. Linda studied dance at The Royal Swedish Ballet School 1995-2004 and at P.A.R.T.S 2008-2010. She has been working with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Mårten Spångberg, Alexandra Pirici, TG Stan and Cristina Rizzo, to name a few.

Louise Dahl is working within the field of dance and choreography. She is active as a performer in various productions and tours internationally. Louise has worked with choreographers such as Mårten Spångberg, Cristina Caprioli/ccap, Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir, Mette Ingvartsen and Mirko Guido. She completed her studies at DOCH in the context of the BA program Contemporary Dance and Performance.

Marcus Doverud works as a dancer and choreographer within performing arts and education. Marcus has been active part of the international performance related arts scene since he graduated from the Academy of Arts in Stockholm in 2006. Marcus studied aesthetics and philosophy at Södertörn University in Stockholm. First time he collaborated with Cristina Caprioli/ccap was in the Piece (2013). 

Yoann Durant is a composer and improviser with a Master’s degree from the jazz and improvised music class of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris. He also studied contemporary music and Northern Indian music. Yoann plays saxophones _soprano & alto_, custom-built washing-machine tube and garden hose, acoustic and electrified. He practices a double reading of sound in his compositions and has developed a singular language based on a certain scarcity of the air circulation through the instruments and throughout the space. Captured by wide-opened static microphones, breath and sound take on multiple textures ranging from the precision of minimal electronic to the power of concrete harsh noise. He has toured in Australia, USA, Canada, Panama, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Germany, UK, France, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Italy and Spain. Since 2014 collaborating with Cristina Caprioli/ccap. 

Frédéric Gies is an artist in the experimental dance field, and a senior lecturer in choreography at Stockholm University of the Arts. Frédéric has danced in pieces by other choreographers such as Jefta van Dinther, Antonja Livingstone, Petra Sabisch and Isabelle Schad. Frédéric’s piece Dance (Praticable), which premiered in Berlin in 2006, toured for ten years and was presented in fifteen countries. Since 2012, he is head of the Master Programme in Choreography at DOCH–UNIARTS. His latest works are tightly connected to techno music and to his club and rave experiences. For all of them, he collaborates with Fiedel, DJ resident in Berghain as well as with the visual artist Anton Stoianov. They are conceived as durational social gatherings with dance and techno music at their center, in which the audience is implicated in various ways.

Johan Jönson is a Swedish poet and author, since fall 2011 a ccap collaborator in the production The Piece. Recent publications are: mot. vidare. mot. (Bonniers 2014), med.bort.in (2012), Livdikt (2010), Restaktivitet (2007), Collobert Orbital (2006), Monomtrl (2005). His book Efter Arbetschema (2008) earned a nomination for the Nordic Council Literature Prize in 2009 and received the Annual Literature Prize from Aftonbladet in 2008. Livdikt was nominated for the August price 2010. He has also written several plays for the touring theatre group Teatermaskinen, which include Zoembient (2010), Logosfält (2005) and the trilogy gränsmaterial ww4, extasy +/- noll and woyzeckmaskinen (1999-2003).  

Madeleine Lindh is educated at The Royal Swedish Ballet School. She started working with the youth company Europa Danse, where she performed in pieces by Mats Ek and Hans van Manen. Between 2005-2007 she worked with William Forsythe, Wayne McGregor, Agelin Preljocaj and Frédèric Flamand in the D.A.N.C.E program (Dance Apprentice Network aCross Europe). Madeleine has worked with Cristina Caprioli/ccap since 2009/2010. She also works with film editing, dance films, and film documentations. Toghether with Cristina Caprioli she made the film cloth in 2012. In 2013 Anja Arnquist, Cristina Caprioli and Madeleine Lindh started the choreo_writing project Here, here and here here and here, here here here and here, here. So far, the project has produced three publications, three installations, a performance, a lecture performance, a performative reading and a laboratory. Madeleine also collaborates with dancer and choreographer Linda Blomqvist, and has a long term collaboration with Anja Arnquist.

Panagiotis Michalatos is an architect registered in Greece and UK. He holds an MSc in applied IT from Chalmers Technical University in Sweden. He has worked as a computational design researcher for the London based structural engineering firm AKT. While in AKT along with colleague Sawako Kaijima they provided consultancy and developed computational solutions for a range of high profile projects by architecture practices such as ZHA, Thomas Heatherwick, Fosters and partners, Future systems and others. Their work, in the development of computational design as a quasi-discipline in-between disciplines has been published and presented in international conferences. Panagioti’ s work in interaction design and digital media has resulted in a since 2003 collaboration with ccap in a number of productions, not least the performance “cut-outs and trees” that was a commission by ENPARTS and premiered at the Venice Dance Biennale 2010. Currently assistant professor at the Cambridge University Graduate School of Design where he runs the program Quantitative Aesthetics what Spring Course 2014 has been outlined by Cristina Caprioli’ s CHOREO_DRIFT project.  

pavleheidler graduated from Performing Arts Research and Training Studios in 2012 and took their MFA degree in Choreography-specialisation-Performance from Dans och Cirkushögskolan in 2015. Alongside ccap, in recent years they’ve been nourishing collaborative relationships with Silvia Marchig (KIK Melone), Sonja Pregrad and Marko Gutić Mižimakov; with the WELD Company; with Ilse Ghekiere; with Manon Santkin; with Mira Mutka; and TOGETHER ALONE. TOGETHER ALONE stands for the volatile and developing agreement that defines the relationship between pavleheidler, Ilse Ghekiere, Mira Mutka, Samuel Draper, Manon Santkin, Eleanor Campbell, Matilda Lidberg, Roos van Berkel; and others. In February 2016 pavleheidler have been awarded Fellowship at SITE Sweden. For more information, writing and teaching, please visit the following virtual locations. / pavleheidler.wordpress.com / attogetheralone.wordpress.com / dancerswriting.wordpress.com /

Louise Perming was educated at Balettakademin in Stockholm and has since been working as a freelance dancer. In 2010 she joined the season based company NUDANS at GöteborgsOperan. After graduating she danced in the performance Masterminds by Björn Säfsten and Anja Arnqvist. Her major freelance work has been in Sweden with choreographers such as Charlotta Öfverholm in Compagnie Jus de la vie, Tromäki Dance company in a collaboration with dancer and choreographer Shumpei Nemoto. During the past year she has also worked in Ireland (Dublin) with Maria Nilsson Waller. Apart from dancing she teaches and enjoys rock climbing. 

Pontus Petterson is a dancer and choreographer. He received his dance training at The Danish National School for Contemporary Dance and holds a master in choreography from the University of Dance and Circus in Stockholm.  His choreographic work ranges from fortune telling to choreographies/dances on the main stage, from a necklace to sweet whispers in you ear. It is a love for dancing with a particular interest in objects that bridge to a choreography that is as much daring, useless, beautiful and something else.  As a dancer Pontus Pettersson has worked for choreographers like Deborah Hay, Danish collective EKKO, Emma Nordanfors, Mårten Spångberg, Ohad Naharin and Stina Nyberg. att att was the first ccap production for Pontus. 

Agnieszka Sjökvist Dlugoszewska was educated in National Ballet School in Bytom and participated as a dancer at Swiss International Coaching Project for Choreographers under artistic direction of Rui Horta, Richard Wherlock, Jorma Outinen, Ismael Ivo, Jochen Heckmann, Nils Christe. She danced with Polish Dance Theatre Ballet Poznan, Tanztheater Osnabruck and Ballet Theatre Augsburg before joining Cullberg Ballet in 2007. Agnieszka danced in works by Jefta van Dinther, Deborah Hay, Eszter Salamosrrsn, Stina Nyberg, Cristina Caprioli, Daniel Sjökvist, Cristian Duarte, Crystal Pite, Johan Inger, Helena Franzen, Ina Christel Johannessen, Benoit Lachambre, William Forsythe, Dan Johansson, Birgit Cullberg, Mats Ek, Ewa Wycichowska, Örjan Andersson, Jens Östberg, Tilman O’Donnell, Jochen Heckmann, Alexander Ekman, Gregor Zöllig. In 2018 she’s one of the performers in ccap’s TREES.

 

IN THE OFFICE  

Anna Grip has worked with Cristina Caprioli since 1982, first as a dancer and later on as a collaborator. She has worked as rehearsal director and teacher at several dance companies and institutions of dance education. Between 1991-1995 she was ballet master and artistic director of Östgötabaletten, Sweden. In 1997 Anna, together with Cristina Caprioli and Dansens Hus, initiated and directed a pilot project of alternative dance education. 2000-2004 she was head of The Danish National School for Contemporary Dance. Between 2006-2013 she worked with the Cullberg Ballet, first as the company manager and later as artistic director. Since fall 2014, Anna is a senior lecturer at the BA program in dance at the University of Dance and Circus in Stockholm. 

Julia Sundberg has worked with Cristina Caprioli since 1985 as a dancer, rehearsal director and collaborator. In the beginning of her dance career Julia freelanced for several years working with some of the leading choreographers in Sweden. She is also a former dancer of the Östgötabaletten, where she performed in works by Birgit Cullberg, Mats Ek, Jirí Kylián among others. Between 2005-2010 she danced in the ccap productions very very, my lipson point(s)only (2006), decover (2008) and cccover (2009) and cut-outs & trees (2010). Julia has assisted Cristina in the productions Cicada for Stockholm 59°North and cicadaremix (2008). Julia is also an appreciated dance teacher. In addition to her work as a dancer, Julia also has a degree in law and has worked at the Swedish tax agency. During 2015-16 she worked as operating developer for dance at Riksteatern with the government’s mission to develop the expanded dance assignment of Riksteatern. Between 2011-2018 Julia worked at the Swedish Arts Council as expert in performing arts with a focus on the dance area. Since December 2018, she works as a production coordinator at ccap.

Masha Taavoniku started working as a coordinator at ccap in September 2015. She has a bachelor’s degree from Södertörn University with majors in art history and aesthetics. Previously she worked at Tensta konsthall and several years within the Swedish trade union movement.

Frida Tiger is a freelance producer working with different projects within the performing arts. She worked at ccap fall/winter 2017/2018 and coordinated the production TREES. She has a bachelor’s degree in art theory from Södertörn University. 

 

ON & ABOUT 

Håkan Larsson is a photographer and a filmmaker. Håkan is formerly a professional dancer who has worked with the Cullberg Ballet, Scapino Ballet in Rotterdam, Holland and Den Norske Opera & Balett, Oslo, Norway, to name a few. Håkan has been ccap press photographer and collaborator since 2010, 2014 also co-producer and co-curator of the exhibition CLOTH.

Eleonora Bergendal is a graphic designer regularly working with ccap publications, brochures, folders etc. Eleonora has designed several of the ccap publications such as the Here, here series (yellow novel, photo book and TEXT BOX), cloth.0 and CHOREO_DRIFT.