Sigrid Astrup 

Born 1979, Tromsø, Norway

2012

  • RUNNING DRAWING STUDIO ”VANISHING POINT” : Jægersborggade, Copenhagen.
  • SET DESIGN FOR ”LEARNING GAMES EXPO” : Annual expo in Viborg for computer learning games.
  • CHARACTER DESIGN & ANIMATION : DR : Stop motion animated characters for DR Ramasjang.
  • SCENOGRAPHIC CONSULTANT : PHOENIX : Developing performance with Wunderland, Århus.
  • SET DESIGN FOR ”BODY OF DREAMS” : OPENING OF GODSBANEN CULTURAL ARENA in Århus,
  • TEACHING : ARTISTIC COMMUNICATION : Ærø Kunsthøjskole, May 2012.
  • PILOT FOR DR UNG/ DR HISTORY : Describing historical events to a young audience.
  • EDITORIAL ILLUSTRATIONS : For clients ”Aftenposten”, ”VisAvis”, ”Tænk” magazine and bureau ”Social Action” working for social responsibility.

2011

  • SET DESIGN Stage tents for contemporary folk music festival ”Festival Of Endless Gratitude”.
  • ANIMATIONS FOR THE NATIONAL MUSEUM: Photographic archive material from the beginning of the 1900s are revived with the use of stop motion animated collage, painting and drawing.
  • OPENING STUDIO AND CRAFTSHOP : ”Vanishing Point” in Jægersborggade 45, Copenhagen N.
MATERNITY LEAVE

2010

MATERNITY LEAVE
  • ARTIST IN RESIDENCY at CERAMIC REASERCH CENTER: ”GULDAGERGÅRD”. For developing a series of sculptural craft, supported by Danish National Bank.

2009

  • PERMANENT VIDEO INSTALLATION : DR’s new Concert house.
  • SET DESIGN & COMMUNICATION : Experience theatre ”sommerfugl effekter”, Århus, Oslo og Tromsø.
  • SET DESIGN FOR INTRO SEQUENCE, DR: Set design for the intro sequence of show ”Chapper og Pharfar”.
  • INSTALLATION : PUBLIC DIARY FOR NØRREBRO NEIGHBORHOOD : as ”diary collection stations” the installation collected peoples daily life challenges and their dreams, finally published as a news paper and online book. A collaboration with Local Historic Museum and the Copenhagen Municipal.
  • SET DESIGN & COSTUMES : Video artwork for Danish band “Moi Caprice”.

2008

  • MUSICVIDEO FOR “FAGGET FAIRYS”: Music video production including set design, costumes & choreography.
  • ANIMATION FOR ENGLISH NGO: English NGO Christian Aid’s release of youth project ”Ctrl + Alt +Shift ”.
  • ART DIRECTOR FOR FAIR TRADE LABEL: Danish Fair Trade label MotherMother.. 2008-2010
  • WEBSITE – ONLINE UNIVERS : For Danish performance-collective Wunderland,.
  • SHORT FILM : MONEY CAN BUY YOU THE LOVE I PUT INTO THIS : Portraiting women in fair trade organisation “Thanapara Swallows” in Bangladesh, exhibited at the Biennale of Dansh Crafts, Trapholt 2009.

2007

  • ANIMATIONS FOR INTERNAL BROADCAST : DR : DR’s archival material revived with animation.
  • KONCERTVISUALS FOR BOOTY COLOGNE: Live video performance at Roskilde Festival and Grand Vega.
  • CONCERT VISUALS FOR “OF MONTREAL”. Animatied concert visuals for Of Montreals world tour.
  • PUBLICATIONS : 2 ZINES In January and June for ”TTC” publish house, Denmark.

2006

  • HEAD OF EVENT TEAM FOR NGO “MELLEMFOLKELIGT SAMVIRKE” : NATIONWIDE COLLECTION
  • MASTER DEGREE FROM ROYAL DANISH SCHOOL OF DESIGN : ILLUSTRATIVE CITYSPACE
  • INSTALLATIONS : A final thesis unfolding the problem Danish NGO organizations have, with creating interest in their field of work. The issues many organizations work with are deeply tragic, involve complicated political issues rarely taking place in Danish citizens life. With the challenge of creating an engaging communication method, the thesis suggests an alternative strategy, involving abstract/poetic experiences, inspired by the installation and social-art scene.

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