Showbox 2019 hosted the PUSH+ Home Festival Presentation and Festival Visit.
The Festival Visit took place from 3 - 6 December 2019, with PUSH+ artists and partners attending Showbox Festival to meet each other again, see two sharings of work by Home Lab artists, interact with the Norwegian performing arts sector, watch performances, join networking events and meet festival delegates, performing companies and audiences.
The Festival Presentation was on Wedensday 4 December with two ideas being presented from the Home Lab for Showbox delegates and local artists. All the artists presenting work had 5 days of paid development time in Oslo before the presentation.
PUSH+ Home Event at Sentralen, Oslo (4 Dec 2019)
Home Lab artists presented works-in-progress, and led discussions with artists and other professionals about what home is and how it can be integrated in theatre and dance for young audiences. You can read more about this event here.
Networking lunch (5 Dec 2019)
All PUSH+ artists, international delegates, Norwegian artists and other festival participants attending a networking event at Dansens Hus.
Attending this PUSH+ Festival visit were:
Aideen Howard - PUSH+ partner & Steering Group, Ireland
Amalia Herrera - Migration Lab Artist, Belgium
Anna Noonan - Home Lab Artist, Scotland
Els Roobroeck - Home Lab Artist, Belgium
Eoin Lynch - Home Lab Artist, Ireland
Fiona Ferguson - PUSH+ partner & Steering Group
Gerhard Vervaille - PUSH+ partner & Steering Group
Ilke Teerlinck - Home Lab Artist, Belgium
Jade Derudder - PUSH+ artist
Jane Madden - Home Lab Artist, Ireland
Jassy Earl - PUSH+ Filmmaker
Liva Møller Overgaard - Failure Lab Artist, Denmark
Mette Møller Overgaard - Home Lab Artist, Denmark
Mollie Molumby - Home Lab Artist, Ireland
Pamela Walker - PUSH+ partner & Steering Group
Pernille Møller Taasinge - PUSH+ partner & Steering Group
Rebecca Lenaerts - Home Lab Artist, Belgium
Sonia Ntova - Home Lab Artist, Denmark
Tomomi Yamauchi - Failure Lab Artist, Denmark
“I think that whenever you visit a place for the first time, you meet people, you see shows, and the way to present them you are learning and opening new possibilities in your creations.” PUSH artist, Festival Visit