writer


Journalism

Topics: sustainable transport, geopolitics, energy

Details and sample articles here.


Novel

The Petrol Thieves (working title) - speculative fiction

A near-future suburban drama following the relationship of Margaret and Bob in Auckland, New Zealand. The story follows an intimate and very personal, local and domestic view of the way Margaret and Bob cope (or don't) with the upcoming challenges of the end of the oil age.

Currently in a later draft.
Due date: 2020


Writer & Researcher

Clandestine Talks at Venice Biennale for artist Lara Favaretto 2019

Discussing the word "Reality" The talk was live streamed 17.09.2019 and is archived both on the Biennale website and the project’s dedicated web site thinking-head.net


For artist Peter Voss Knude 2019 

artistic research and language editing

Project:

THE LANGUAGE OF TERROR IS TERROR ITSELF
THE TERROR OF LANGUAGE IS TERROR ITSELF
THE TERROR OF TERROR IS LANGUAGE ITSELF

An exhibition by Peter Voss-Knude curated by Solvej Helweg Ovesen at Galerie Wedding, Berlin
13.09 – 26.10.2019

Publication: 'KRISOV translated' published by Galerie Wedding Sept. 2019

For artist Emeka Ogboh

2017–18 research / writing for Ogboh’s installation in Gallery Wedding: Beast of No Nation. Selected press

Publication: Essay: A Taste of Wedding - On the Research for Emeka Obboh's Beast of No Nation Beer Project by Carrie Hampel

Book Title: POW UP - Galerie Wedding Space for Contemporary Art Berlin

Publisher: KERBER ART, Kerber Verlag

 

2016 The Continental Entreé - research regarding migration statistics from European countries, specifically concerning sub-Saharan African migrants. Ogboh’s work (for which Hampel was the sole researcher) was awarded the renown BöttcherStrasse Award.

 

2015 Berlin 030 - research, writing, voice work for sound installation for the Maxim Gorki Theater Herbst Season, Berlin.



2005-2018

Save Bob / The Petrol Thieves: creative research for near future scenario on the end of the oil age. Global and local research specifically the likely effects of dwindling resources, climate change and economic sustainability on daily life in Western suburbia. Sourced for novel, speaker topics and journalism


performance pieces

1995 - 2001 See also Own Projects. The following performance pieces have a written score:

 

Freelancer (2001)

Form: interdisciplinary performance event with installations surrounding performance piece with live music, acrobatics, acting and projections.

Projections by Eve Hurford, musical score by  Georgios Sfyridis

Topic:  the personal effects of free market systems. Based on observations made during the German economic transition in the 1990s

Story: focussed on the life of three friends, all working as freelancers.

 

The Art of Self-Pity (1998)

Solo comedy theatre piece. A stand-up performance about crying and self-pity

 

From the Heart of the Frightening Woman (1997)

Form: solo performance piece using comedy, acting/text, music and projections

Topic: Gender-blending and fear

 

The Amazon Woman in Berlin (1995)

Form: performance event with installations from various artist surrounding a solo performance piece using acrobatics/circus, acting/text, with live music and musical score by Mark Scheibe

Topic: Personal migration, distorted perspectives