Watch Springback Live from Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform on demand for a seriously sidelong look at the festival – including Iceland Dance Company’s mega-marathon Sacrifice, plus quick dips into Nordic performances, interviews featuring sequinned sea monsters, dancing kids, acoustic chordal choreography, critics in wigs, and a ritual exorcism of dirty floors!
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1/10. Director of Ice Hot Dance Reykjavík Ása Richardsdóttir talks about the Nordic Ice Hot project, a joint venture between Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.
2/10. A film about Sacrifice, a mammoth 3-part performance (or collective ritual) by Iceland Dance Company, featuring wild plastics, acoustic chordal choreography and a shopping-mall blood wedding – complete with interval ‘hate yoga’ and black box screaming.
3/10. Norwegian artist Ingri Fiksdal talks about Diorama, a strangely sequinned beachside performance where both human and non-human movement are integral to the experience.
4/10. Kitt Johnson from Denmark talks to Ka Bradley about site-specific performances, and why she wants to avoid the ‘hit and run’ approach.
5/10. Springback Magazine audiovisual editor Marie Pons introduces Icelandic dance artist Bára Sigfúsdóttir at work.
6/10. Teenagers! Neither child nor adult, often not seen, heard or listened to. Choreographer Ásrún Magnusdóttir on her piece for teenagers Listerning Party – and four vocal teens on how it was for them.
7/10. Finnish choreographer Taneli Törmä talks about his piece Classical Beauty, performed with young local ballet students – three of whom come on set to share their experience.
8/10. Lisa Spets from ZebraDans and Vigdis Jakobsdóttir of Reyjavík Arts Festival talk about working for and with young audiences.
9/10. Europe-wide contributors to Springback Magazine get in the tub with Springback editor Sanjoy Roy for a series of quick dips into the performances at Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform 2018 in Reykjavík, Iceland.
10/10. Closing Springback Live at Ice Hot Nordic Dance 2018, Erna Omarsdóttir leads the Springback team in a ritual exorcism of the floor, then Icelandic actor Fridgeir Einarsson reads out the entire list of credits – AND IT’S A WRAP!