Since 1997 LAVA-Dansproduktion has been involved in numerous teaching and performance projects in Sweden and various Eastern European countries. In many of the projects we have collaborated with dance artists, actors and physical performers. By returning regularly to many of the countries where we have been invited to bring our work to, we have built relations and collaborations with dance artists that stretch over many years.
A selection of projects we have been involved in:
Waiting in the Margins a project that took place in Ukraine and Georgia 2014 -2015.
Archaeological Bodies a project that took place in Novi Sad, Serbia 2014 – 2015.
The project ДOM/Home; a project in which Benno Voorham, created a dance performance with a group of 6 dancers from Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus and a group of teenagers from a children’s home (Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus) 2012-2013.
Tandem project Inside-Out a collaboration project with Association Dzyga from Lviv. Tandem was organized by ECF and MitOst. The project resulted in 4 video works Circulation I-IV that have been shown in Chisinau, Kyiv, Amsterdam, Lviv and Stockholm.
In 2011 Sybrig Dokter directed the project Suitcase versus Bricks, a collaboration between Lava-Dansproduktion (Stockholm) and Kulturanova (Novi Sad).
Kings&Queens&Other Bosses, a performance for children of all ages. Danced by 7 dancers from Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine. The performance toured the 3 countries and was shown in 11 cities. In connection to this project we organized a festival on dance for and with children and youth in each of the three countries involved. In Sweden the performance was shown at Bibu in 2010.
In Sweden, Lava-Dansproduktion has produced the children performances Middrömmarsnatt, Alice?! and yxa.Sil.de.
Lava-Dansproduktion was founded by Benno Voorham and Sybrig Dokter.