FRICTION International Performance Art Festival (Friktioner Internationell performancekonstfestival)

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Country and Region SwedenUppsala
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
Festival Contact Information

Uppsala Konstmuseum
BESÖKSADRESS Uppsala slott, ingång E
752 37 Uppsala, Sweden
Phone: +46 018 727 24 82

Festival Description

FRICTION International Performance Art Festival takes place in public spaces in Uppsala city at Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala Concert and Congress Hall, Konsthuset, Uppsala Artist Club — Åhuset. The host organizations, Uppsala konstmuseum and SU-EN Butoh Company/Mon no Kai produce the festival every two years since 2006. The programing includes cutting edge performance art of unique encounters and creations by international artists.

Festival Dates May 14 - 17, 2014
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Call for volunteers 2014:
  • The festival is now looking for VOLUNTEERS, to assist the artists and take part in the work connected to the festival. If you are interested in being a volunteer please contact: Rebecka Wigh Abrahamsson, Uppsala Art Museum at Email:


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