Sonja Winckelmann Thomsen

Writer, illustrator and interaction designer

born 1971, living in Copenhagen, Denmark

Education and longer courses:

Gladiators Tegneserieskole (School of Graphic Storytelling),

2016 Creative Writing, Gotham Writing, New York,

2011 Designskolen Kolding, Interactive Media, specialty : interactive storytelling & physical computing, 1996-2001

Interaction design:

2016- >>>:  En by i rusland, produces websites, presentation material, texts, poems, illustration.

2008-2016: Creative web producer, drama department, Danish Broadcast Cooperation, DR

2004-2008: Editor, cultural department, Danish Broadcast Cooperation, DR

2001-2003: Producing editor, department of youth, Danish Broadcast Cooperation, DR

1998-2001: Freelance designer, Danish Broadcast Cooperation, DR

Theatre and performances:

2020 Horse Inside Out, writer, dramaturgy and interaction design, Wunderland installation/performance, AROS public, DK

2019 Spådommen om Høje Stene, assistent of director, text and dramaturgy, Wunderland site specific performance, DK

2017 Orms rejse, consultant on text and dramaturgy, sensorial performance for the MOMU (Moesgaard Museum) by Wunderland

2017 Det Ufattelige, writer, installation by Wunderland

2016 Soft Animal Of Your Body, ’Game-master’ (live-voice) and writer in a number of research performances, Århus, Denmark

2016 Phoenix*, The Reykjavik Edition,Writer and in charge of the interactive gps-based audio system performance by Wunderland, Reykjavik Art Festival, Iceland

2015 Phoenix*, The Copenhagen Edition,Writer. Performance by Wunderland, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014: Phoenix*, Writer. Performance by Wunderland, Århus havn – premiered by the Danish Art Council

2009: Butterfly Effects, Writer. Performance by Wunderland, Århus Theatre Festival Junge Hunde, Godsbanen, Denmark

1994: ’Mölle, Mölle, Mölle, la terre se lève’, scenography assistent, Theatre by Belisa Jaoul, Paris

New Media Art:

2014: Zeigen sound art piece, together with artist Mette Winckelmann. Exhibition by Karin Sander, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006: Minimal Broadcast, interactice movement-based graphics, installation, Berlin

2004: Det glade vanvid (Merete Pryds Helle), interactive graphics controlled by voice, Spoken Word, Roskildefestival, Denmark

2004: Two arms, two legs, installation, Radar Festival, Vega, København

2004: Two arms, two legs, interactive camera installation, Bethanienhaus Kreutzberg, Berlin

Publications, print:

2019: ‘Jeg tegner i aften’, book, with 78 drawings and texts

2016: sentences in trouble, zine consisting of 3 graphic poems

2016: Første (= First), anthology of graphic stories

2012: Treogtres dedikationer (= 63 dedications), book, short prose

2006: Victor B. Andersens Maskinfabrik, poems

2005: Hvedekorn, poems

1996: Online, short story in anthology, Borgens Forlag

Publications, online (selection):

2014 – >>: onsdagstegningen (=The Wednesday Drawing), an on-going digital performance online,

1999: Love is in the air, an interactive text performance

2001: Ingen elge på vejen den dag, an interactive text performance