A series of commissions exploring risk and its social, ecological and economic relations. Read more
‘Body Weather’ centres on the development of a somatic ‘element tool kit’, enabling children to 'measure' their exposure to risk. Drawing on the Japanese performance practices Butoh and Body Weather, which stem from the intersections of bodies and their environments, and working in collaboration with the neuroscientist Aleks Berditchevskaia, workshops will playfully recast the concept of the ‘risk assessment’. Privileging situated, embodied understanding, they will reflect on the fallacy of objectivity and the processes of data translation inherent to many research exercises. An animated film will be produced drawing on these experiments.
Stine Marie Jacobsen is a conceptual artist working to decode violence and law through participatory means. She creates open-structured sociocultural projects with clearly defined themes, conducting performative experiments and creating platforms for critical thinking. These have included language, gender, violence, death, taboo and anonymity. She lives and works in Copenhagen and Berlin. She has had solo shows at Nikolaj Art Center, Copenhagen; Flat Time House, London; Galerie Wedding, Berlin; Overgaden Insittute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen; and Galway Arts Centre. She is the recipient of an Innovative Educational Grant from Node Curatorial Studies, Berlin; a Peace Fellowship from the Rotary Foundation; and is a winner of the Berlin Art Prize (2016).