Creating temporal and spatial connections through and with co-costumed entanglements

Charlotte Østergaard, Rosane Muniz (Editor)

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This Critical Costume exhibition presentation derives from the twelve-hour costume-based ‘performative-walk’ Community Walk (2020). The frame for Community Walk was a bright yellow costume that physically connected two wearers. In Community Walk I, the researcher and costume designer, placed myself ‘in the centre’ of the co-wearing entanglements. For twelve hours I co-wore the costume in the central area of Copenhagen, DK connected to twelve different co-wearers. One hour with each co-wearing participant. In the video I share some of the values that are the foundation for my artistic practice and research – hence, for this project. I unfold aspects of the co-wearing experience. For example, that the costume orientated the co-wearers towards each other and that they as a connected pair had to navigate and negotiate the costume, by-passing spectator(s), and urban environment.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2022 Nov 17
EventCritical Costume : connections - Allto University, Helsinki, Finland
Duration: 2022 Nov 172022 Nov 20


ConferenceCritical Costume
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Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Performing Arts

Artistic work

  • Design
  • Performance

Free keywords

  • co-costuming
  • Costumed perfomance
  • costume
  • artistic research
  • co-creative processes
  • co-creation
  • co-creators
  • material-discursive listening
  • material agency
  • material-discursive practice

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