Writing Workshop:

Crying by the Sea | البكاء على حافة البحر
Monia Sander Haj-Mohamed and Eliza Bozek.

20. April
Tårnby Park Studio
Tårnbypark allé 79

Tårnby Park Studio invites you to an open breathing and writing workshop with performance artist Monia Sander Haj-Mohamed and sound designer Eliza Bozek.
No special experience required, just a desire to explore the theme with other people!

About the workshop:
Join us on Saturday 20/4 from 13-17, where we will engage in collective writing and reading of text about time and loss, centred around the sea. Writing can be done in Danish, English and Arabic.
Using breath and humming, we will connect to each other and listen to the sound of our bodies as they combine to form a sonic ocean.
Introducing the spect-actor from Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed to open source coding practices, we will build on each other’s voices and write small dramatic scripts that form into a continuously evolving story.
Similar workshops will take place in Grenå, Tunis, Tunisia and El Kef, Tunisia, and the texts will be uploaded to a website where they can be read and used freely by anyone. They will also later be used in the open source theatre production, Crying by the Sea.
For those who have smartphones, bring them fully charged. There will be a few laptops available for participants without smartphones.


Sign up to the workshop by writing to tanya[a] – participation is free but the number of participants is limited.

The workshop is taking place 13.00-17.00 in our studio at Tårnbypark allé 79 in the basement of the building.
Tårnby Park Studio is providing snacks, coffee and tea during the workshop.

We are looking forward to welcoming you into Monia’s and Eliza’s world!

About Crying by the Sea
The workshop is an activation of a migratory installation that acts as a pre-study and writing workspace for the theatre performance Crying by the Sea, which takes place in 2025. In the installation, we investigate the colonial history of the internet as submarine cable lines that transported Morse code between the UK and colonised overseas territories. We also examine how block chain technology, open source coding and decentralised server systems can be used in decolonising ways when it comes to the distribution of resources, attention and information. We will also look at the position of the spectator in performance production and ask questions related to the spectator’s rights as a content producer in contemporary immersive theatre production.
The theatre production, Crying by the Sea, touches on the sea of grief associated with socio-economic migration through collective writing processes and on-stage role-playing that connects audiences in Denmark and Tunisia. The performance project unfolds through non-linear chapters in 2024 and 2025.


Ella Östlund

Residency  04-17.3
Showing d. 14.3 kl 19.00
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Ella about her project:
“A mouthful of ponder (working title) is a new work which borrows plenty from old work. For me, it’s familiar yet not. It’s an investigation for one dancer in service of dance’s virality and the prospect of unveiling the poetic and emotional potential of intuition and ambiguity. In practice, the work encompasses dance, music, song and text. Electronic pop songs and poems. Some silent screaming and a look.
The interest lies in the spaces between voice, breathing, body and words, and how spending time listening and naming can evoke a moving relationship to meaning and subjectivity. By working with poeticizing for voice and bodily practice, the project continuously studies how choreography and dance can become space for generous dialogue with audiences and poetic sense-making. “
Ella Östlund is a dancer and dance artist based in Copenhagen and Stockholm. In 2022 she graduated with a BFA in Dance and Choreography from Den Danske Scenekunstskole. As a dancer and performer Ella has worked for choreographers like Alma Söderberg, Matija Ferlin, Renan Martins, Julie Rasmussen, Samuel Feldhandler, JUCK and Malin Elgán.
With Ottavia Catenacci she is leading the project YOUR HEART OUT which has been partly developed and shown at Tårnby Park Studio.
Andreas Haglund
Residency 18.-29.9. 2023
Showing d. 26.9. kl. 19.00
‘Many Wild Times’ is a choreographic project by Andreas Haglund. In it they investigates the overlaps between hetereocis-normative sociability and climate collapse. The staging methods propose queer access to time and how dance can distort the binary of nature and culture. The work consists of dances that stretch and songs that loop and Andreas uses ‘Many Wild Times’ to investigate methods to rewild dance & choreography. Inspired by Queer theorist Jack Halberstam and Climate theorist Andreas Malm (amongst others), he learned the ways in which Queer lives are determined as degenerate and ‘against nature’. Andreas investigates how this pequeerliar social position can be an (ad)vantage point for reformulating human relations to nature. What is regenerative about the degenerates? How can dance tease regenerative practices from the body? The showing in Tårnby on the 26th will consist of all the materials gathered so far. In a sensuous collage of dances and songs Andreas will continue formulating the premise of the project.
Residency  08.09-30.09
Exhibition foreseen
Tårnby Park Studios neighbor and artist Samir Bohammouch was born in Copenhagen to parents from Morocco. His work has a thread of neo-expressionist works that are based on his subconscious, dreams and free imagination. He uses strong colors and expressions that give a special meaning to his paintings. He believes that the meaning of the works is individual from person to person in how they view his works, as we all think differently from how we view and immerse ourselves in Bohammouch’s works. It is important to Bohammouch that his art should be accessible to all people regardless of age, gender, origin and background. For example, he has a Facebook page called “Art By Samir Bohammouch” where everyone is welcome to view and support Bohammouch’s art.
Parini Secondo
Residency 21.-26. August
Process Showing: 24. August kl. 19.00

Parini Secondo re-approaches the world of play. In their new production – do around the world (working title), they are  fascinated by jump rope both as an athletic practice and as a rhythmic element. In this instrument, Parini identifies the powerful union between the athlete and the child, two heroic figures who, together with the poet, share a close relationship with death (Jesi, 1958). Starting from the typical rhythms of their own childhood, a choreographic score for two jumpers takes shape in which body and rope are a single sound technology. Gymnastic activity becomes an acoustic and visual meditative pretext. The work is pursuing in the online research that finds its physical translation,

Parini Secondo was born in 2017 from an idea by Sissj Bassani and Martina Piazzi, involving Camilla Neri and Francesca Pizzagalli. The collective works on movement in a protean way, questioning the limits of authorship and up-to-dateism. With an ecological and ready-made act, the group remixes other people’s ideas found online, assembling choreographies through sampling. Parini exploits and supports the potential of open source and DIY [do-it-yourself]. From 2019 collective collaborates with Alberto Ricca, teacher and electronic composer under the name Bienoise, involved in the projects “i”(2019), “ROCCO”(2019) , “SPEEED”(2020) and “be me” (2021).

DO AROUND THE WORLD IS SUPPORTED BY Culture Moves Europe, Funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Implemented by the Goethe-Institut.


Andreas Haglund
Residency March 23/Fall23
Process Showing: TBA
The project springs out of a fascination with perception of time produced by (post-)industrial society and fossil fuels. What role can dance play in sensitizing the body to other, more sustainable, temporalities? Solar Segments is a choreographic project exploring the dancing bodies capacity to perceive time. Time passes, flows, repeats and approximates.What is an eco-somatic sense of time? How is it possible to choreograph it?

Andreas Haglund (Pronouns: He/They) works as a freelance dancer, performer and choreographer in and around Stockholm and Copenhagen. He is an active member of Dance Cooperative; a platform, dance studio and venue for intersectional practice and performance organised by 16 professional artists in Copenhagen. Through this framework he has facilitated several performance events, presenting both his own works and collaborations as well as hosting other artists and their works. They are educated in Dance & Choreography from The Danish National School of Performing Arts where they trained mostly western dance techniques with an emphasis on contemporary dance practices. Their education also included an exchange semester at The Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb, Croatia.

Ottavia Catenacci and Ella Östlund
Residency November 22/January 23
Process Showing: 9. January 19.00
Reserve your free seat here

YOUR HEART OUT is a dance playground for choreographic investigation into the logics and questions of fandom. It’s a curiosity towards fandom as a carrier bag of excessive emotion for imitating, worshiping and power playing hierarchical relationships. The fan and the idol are always playing – who moves what moves who?

Ottavia Catenacci and Ella Östlund are both recent graduates from the BA in Dance and Choreography at Den Danske Scenekunstskole. The residency at Tårnby Park Studio is their first as an artistic duo. They will do a first sharing of a work in progress – a try out of sorts. There will be a moment for conversation and feedback after. 

April 2022

THE SWIMMER er en koreografisk research, der udforsker historiefortælling.

Hvordan skaber man fortællinger og overbevisninger. Vi er nysgerrige på, hvordan post-sandhedspolitik påvirker identitet og tro gennem nye kommunikations- og medieteknologier.

Hvilken effekt har de på vores kroppe, bevægelse og sociale organisering?


In october 2021 we hosted Denise Lim and Stina Ehn. They showed a work-in-progress of their piece “Barely there”. Denise Lim will perform in the Tårnby Park Performance Festival 2022!


In spring 2021 we hosted dancers/choreographers Lucie Piot, Maria Striim and Aline Combe.

After their residency, they performed in the Tårnby Park Performance Festival!