DET FÅR BÄRA ELLER BRISTA
An acrobatic performance telling the
story of women’s strength.
ÅSA JOHANNISSON - director
Åsa Johannisson is a director and scriptwriter in performing arts and film. Her interdisciplinary approach has resulted in performances,films,exhibitions and curatorial work.
As Artistic director of Circus Glass Royale and various artistic
research and development projects she has explored circus in collaboration with contemporary glass art and film. This has resulted in several performances such as: Requiem, Black Madonna, Fragile Fairy Tales,Catch!and FISH.
In 2016 she participated in the expedition Arctic Ocean 2016 to the North Pole as part of the The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat´s Artist Programme. Based on the experience, she directed the play Polarfararna at Riksteatern in 2018.
Currently she is developing artistic and research projects focusing on the encounter in between Art and Science. Themes are sustainability and climate change.
Åsa is Assistant Professor in Performing Arts at Stockholm University of the Arts.
Idea and concept: Circus By Me
Acrobats: Anna Nerman Sylla, Katja Kortström, Linda Petersson, Rebecka Nord, Seela Wanvik & Signe Veinholt
Musicians: Anna Rynefors & Anna Cederquist
Research and creation: All artists
Composition: Anna Cederquist
Light design: Sofie Gynning
Costume design: Sus Soddu
Director: Åsa Johannisson
CIRCUS BY ME
offers contemporary circus with acrobatics as a specialty, crossing various art forms such as contact improvisation, modern dance, ceramics and theater. It employs culture as a means for building a better world.
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