Benedikte ESPERI


Benedikte ESPERI, Sweden

Lives and works in Gothenburg.

Benedikte Esperi is a performance artist, choreographer, film maker, researcher, producer and curator based in Sweden. She employs her body as a tool to expose and reveal structural violence and oppressed bodies in our society, both in a national and in an international context. She performs in a variety of venues, such as public sites, galleries, theatres, festivals and elsewhere, encountering each sites for which intentions and people nurture her choices and actions with the body being both an object and a subject, mediating current topics. Her works range from solo, co-lab and community art within the genres performance/live art, installations, dance for screen and choreography. Esperi states how her artistic practice and research formulates an attempt to capture the instant moment and the essentials of a present through choreography and camcorder

"My artistic intention and the instant moment composes an endless mass of bricolages through an embodied practice and a multitude of medias."
every movement
comes from somewhere
and then continues into next
there is no beginning and no ending
every movement can tell us something
it can be used in many different ways
and carry its own narrative
time space and body
those are my key words

Benedikte Esperi. OUT OF SITE 1:5. Photo : Ida Löfgren