Particularly well known for their original and unexpected use of new technology in live art Verdensteatret has been one of the most innovative and experimental companies in Norway for several years. Verdensteatret is an art group consisting of artists from different art-fields. The performance “Concert for Greenland” combines theatre with visual art, video, shadow play and live music. They have made the performance into a complex polyphonic instrument, a “live animation machine” consisting of mirror projections, robots, motorized objects and more. The performance was hailed by critics as the best performance in Norway 2004. “Concert for Greenland” is thematically based on the company’s travel and research in Greenland. It is an expedition through soundscape, through language and visual transformations.
“Beautiful, perilous, peculiar. It is likely you have never seen anything like it.” (Bergens Tidende)