Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir
2015-2016 Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir
Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir was born in Reykjavík Iceland, studied dance in the Netherlands and lives and works in Berlin. She has toured internationally with her own work since 2007. In 2014, with the performance “Step Right To It”, Margrét Sara was chosen as one of the priority companies of the cross-border dance performance network Aerowaves and for the second time for the ICEHOT! Nordic Dance platform. In 2014 she did a new version of her widely toured solo performance Soft Target (2010) as a commission by the Cullberg Ballet in Stockholm, titled Targeted. She also launched the first performance of the “Blind Spotting performance Seri” titled “Blind Spotting” at the Sophiensaile theater in Berlin spring 2014. The second performance belonging to the seri titled “Spotted” has a premier at the SLINGAN tour in Sweden autumn 2014.
"Blind Spotting" was coproduced by Cullberg Ballet amongst others and was the second collaboration after the piece Targeted. "Spotted" the duet version of the performance seri, was performed in November 2014 at MDT in Stockholm and was singled out by the Swedish newspaper SVD as one of the cultural highlights of the year.
"The dancers obsessive vulnerability becomes an abrasive statement about our times"
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