Schismogenesis 
Tony Tran and Antero Hein

Sunday 11 November 15.00 hr, Frityren, Arctic Culture Centre



"Schismogenesis" is an intense and personal duet where hierarchies and dynamics are explored through contemporary dance.

Power relationships play a role in large and small human groups and social relations. In this dance performance, two young men, dancers Antero Hein and Tony Tran try to find their role in their relationship. They move in a physical universe of constantly testing each other's boundaries. How is a human shaped in the meeting with another? What happens in the power game between them? What do we really think of as a personal identity?

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Photo: Andreas Daugstad Leonardsen

Choreography, dance Tony Tran, Antero Hein Composer Jens L. Thomsen Photo, video Hein Creations + Zbigniew Ziggi Wantuch Co-producers Dansearena nord, SEANSE, Menningarmiðstöð Fljótsdalshéraðs Collaborators Reykjavik Dance Atelier, Kulturhuset/Stadsteater Stockholm

Duration 40 min.


Tony Tran studied at Spin Off Forstudium i Dans at the Dance and Oslo National Academy of the Arts. He has worked as a freelance dance artist based in Oslo since 2012. He has worked as a performer for several Norwegian choreographers and creates his own projects in collaboration with other artists. His works have so far been shown in different venues in Norway, Sweden, Iceland and the Netherlands.

Finnish-Swedish Antero Hein is educated at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts. In 2013 he started Hein Creations, where he works with film and photography through dance and art. He is an active freelance dancer based in Oslo. He founded the parkour group "TiP" in 2006, which now designs parkour parks in Sweden, holds training sessions and workshops and participates in events, films and advertisements.

Jens L. Thomsen is an active musician and composer from the Faroe Islands, but currently has a base in London. He has a BA (Hons) from Thames Valley University London (UK) and runs the band ORKA, known for its self-creating instruments and unique soundtrack. Thomsen has composed music for short films by Marianna Mørkøre & Rannvá Káradóttir and Heidrik áHeygum. He has also composed music for opposing Barbara in Gongini during the Copenhagen Fashion Week. Thomsen is also part of the experimental theatre company The Ferosche Compagnie.

Supported by Nordic Cultural Fund, Norwegian Culture Council, Performing Arts Fund, Dance Art in Østfold, Moss municipality