DACE – Dance Art Critical Ecology
Curators Rickard Borgström & Rebecca Chentinell.
Pilot 1, Symbiosis- Erotics, Zheng Bo (and others)
at Färgfabriken, Stockholm 18 Oct- 28 Nov 2021.
Pilot 2, Dances and Songs of Soil, Amanda Piña (and others) at Havremagasinet, Boden/Suttes February 2022.
Pilot 3-6 Publicly announced fall 2021.
With support from Suomen Kulttuurirahasto, Taiteen edistämiskeskus – Taike ,Frame Contemporary Art Finland, Kulturrådet, Nordisk Kulturfond, Konstnärsnämnden, Iaspis Konstnärsnämnden, Nordisk kulturkontakt.
Rickard Borgström, Curator, Sibbo, Finland. He works at the fluid intersection of contemporary art, dance and theatre. He deploy a de-central perspective to conceive exhibition and program formats, within diverse backgrounds and geographies, in a collaborative and trans-disciplinary modes, to provide a historical anchoring and engagement with local conditions. Borgström has worked mainly in the Nordic region where his work has been presented at institutions such as Teaterhuset Avant Garden (Rosendal Teater), Bastard Internationella Teaterfestival, Stamsund Teaterfestival, Norsk Kulturråd, Lofoten Internationella Konstfestival, Inkonst, Art Space Sinne, Jyväskylä Art museum, Korjaamo, Nunatta Isiginnaartitsisarfia – The National Theatre of Greenland. At times he lecture in contemporary dramaturgies in dance and theatre at Uniarts Dance department Stockholm. Borgström writes for Norsk Shakespearetidskrift and Ny tid. Currently he is co-curating a platform for dance and visual arts focusing on critical ecology with Rebecca Chentinell, the first pilot “Symbiotic – Erotics” takes place at Färgabriken, Stockholm fall 2021, followed by “Dances and Songs of Soil” at Havremagasinet Boden/Suttes spring 2022. He was a member of the committee of Dance at the Swedish Art Council 2018-2021. Borgström is educated at Dramatiska Institutet and Stockholms Universitet.