By Katarina Skår Lisa

Maze of my skull

Maze of my skull

Installation performance to bring the audience into a space created to give the sensation of the pressure we feel from the world around us. By Kyuja Bae, Sarah F. Jahn, Katarina Lisa and Sophie Charlotte Barth

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Gift of Stone

Gift of Stone

           Gift of Stone is an artistic collaboration that explores a unifying Sámi art expression through several genres. The project is an extended choreographic...

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Spacing Between Us

Spacing Between Us

By Natalia Korotkova, Katarina Skår Lisa, Simen Korsmo Robertsen, & Mingxuan Tan      Spacing Between Us is a durational performance installation composed by the four artists...

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Conversation with Stone

Conversation with Stone

Mosmoscow International Art Fair 2019        Conversation with Stone #2 is a performance by Katarina Skår Lisa based on her ongoing project concerning the heritage and spiritual...

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Passing Through Landscapes

Passing Through Landscapes

  Performance at PAO festival 2019            No Silence/No Sound - How to hear a performance?Passing through landscapes is a project collaboration between...

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Past Works

Performances, Residencies, Workshops and Seminars


(Updated here till 2021)


Danser søker Hammerfest søker dansefestival Barents, 3- 10 November 2013. Project by Dansefestival Barents.

Residens Artbiotop, sep- oct 2013, Shodoshima, Japan.

Mineral, Franje festival (NO) 26-27 July, Arendal.

Ravnedans, 2 August, Kilden Konserthus, Kristiansand.

I am. Mineral, St.Dans, 22-23 June, Isdammen.
In part clear, Tou scene 13 and 15 June, Stavanger.

Several group exhibitions, Prosjektskolen kunstskole, Oslo, 2012-2013.

Mitt hjarte søv med jorda, with Butoh-laboratorium and Eye of Tree, “Tom nok til å danse- en performance aften i butoh”, Ingensteds, Oslo, 14. desember

Pop-up session with Butoh-laboratorium, Kyrre Texnæs studio, Vulkan Oslo, 5. desember

Birth- way. With Eye of Tree /Kyuja Bae & Katarina Skår Henriksen
Kulturnatt Oslo, with Performance Art Oslo, 12 september

Scenekunstlaboratoriet, Tou scene, 28-29th of September

Jeju experimental art festival, Jeju Island, South- Korea, 24-29 October
Birth-Way workshop. With Eye of Tree. Jeju experimental art festival, Jeju Island, South- Korea, 24-29 October

Sketches of spring, by HerStay, Japanhagen/ Botanisk have Bergen, 10. august.

A dance performance situated by the sea, by Katarina Skår Henriksen, Franje festival, Arendal, 24- 25. July. ( Workshop will be held as well.)

Tulips. With and by Marie Nikazm Bakken, Rannei Grenne, Marie Bergby Handleland, Katarina Skår Henriksen, Pernille Holden, Solveig Styve Holte, Geir Hytten, Mårten Spångberg, Marte Reithaug Sterud, Bente Alice Westgård. KHIO in Oslo, 11. june,

I view things as they are (2014) with and by Tuva Selmer- Olsen. MAIDANS Lørenskog dansefestival, May.

MAIDANS Lørenskog dance festival, 31 may- 1 june, Rådhusparken, Lørenskog. Performance: I view things as they are, with Tuva Selmer- Olsen.

Meeting, A moving project with Adar Treger, Alex Apt, Roni Shahar and Anne Valerie Hubleur. 26 april- 4 may, Israel.

Salong, by and with Håkon Karlstad and Veronica Bruce, 30 march, fiskeforetningen,

Oslo. 20 april, Ullers hage, Nes.

This situation by Tino Seghal, instructed by Louise Höjer, 21-22 february, Litteraturhuset Fredrikstad.

Flytende landskap performance with Tuva Selmer-Olsen and katarina skår henriksen at Arthall Lørenskog Hus, 17. december

Behind the Movement- A performance evening, BlackBox Deichman Oslo, 3. december

PAS # 42 with BBB Johannes Deimling at The National academy of the Arts Oslo, 9-15. november

PAS # 42 performance at PAO festival 2015, 13. november

Birth-Way project part two, Silent Voice of Truth:
Site-spesific performance outdoor, beachside, Bornholm, 30. august

Gudhjem museum, Bornholm/ Denmark, 8. september

Performance Art Oslo/Culture night Oslo, 11. september
Jeju Peace Festival, workshop, South-Korea, 28.september- 4. october

Jeju International butoh festival, 23.october- 28.october

Jeju Experimental Arts Festival, South-Korea, 29. october- 4.november

OM-Stilling performance by herStay, Bang arkitektkontor Oslo, 12. september

Eye of Tree, Artist- in- residence, Art Culture Center Bækkelund, Denmark, 25. august-10. september

Living poetry picnic, arranged by Butoh-laboratorium, Hovedøya Oslo, 28. june

Of fire and ice, by Amelia Beavis- Harrison, Festpillene i Nord- Norge, 21-24. june

A meditative performance, in a contemplative room, Princess of Bohemia, herStay performance at the re-opening of the St. Agnes convent site, National Gallery Prague, 13.june

Maidans Lørenskog dansefestival, 28.may- 1.june

Olivenfugl performance extract, as a part of the workshop “Å hvile dråpen som beveger verden.. fraspark inn i vårens anatomi” by Kristin Nango/ Butoh-laboratorium Oslo, Hovedøya, 9.may

Performance Olivenfugl, MeiPam Art Gallery Shodoshima, Japan, 18. april.

Exhibition, MeiPam Art Gallery Shodoshima, Japan, 18.4- 14.6.2015.

Yogaworkshop for child and adult, Shodoshima, 12. april

Performance evening ” Hudlaust”, Butoh-laboratorium Oslo in collaboration with Joan Laage (NY). Tøyen church, 20. februar

Presentation at Nature in art event, at Ullers hage, 31.january

Poetic Dance Jam: Anthem of fading flower, hosted by Eye of Tree, Trafo teatersenter, 17. desember

ボケット – Boketto, performance concert by Jerel deLeon and Katarina Skår Henriksen, at Black Box Deichman Oslo, 16. december

herStay performance: It may happen in beauty at Black Box Deichman Oslo, 6-7. december

Eye of Tree- performance research sharing at Praxis Oslo, 2. desember

Eye of Tree- Leading butoh seminar as a part of Butoh-laboratorium in Oslo at College of Art and Design, Oslo, 14. november

Being a part of performance by Kiyosho Yamamoto at PAO Festival Oslo 2016, 13. november

Kintsugi project Japan dance and media, with Veronica Bruce, Kyuja Bae, Katarina Skår Henriksen, Tsuyoshi Ishihara, Tacto Mase, Samuel Andre, Masaki Kai, Ryosuke Asai, Himeko Narumi. October

“Between Abstract and Figurative” Bae/Henriksen/Bruce together with Himeko Narumi and Samuel Andre, performance at art exhibtion opening by Tomotsugu Uesugi , Gallery Yokai Soho, Kyoto. 9. october

Performance Kintsugi Bae/Henriksen/Bruce, at Changwon Sculpture biennale Busan, Intercity art network festival and Jeju International Art Festival, South Korea, september
herStay performance: It may happen in beauty at Black Box Deichman, 10, 12, 14 september

Eye of Tree- PAO@Kulturnatt 2016, Oslo Centrum, 16. september
Eye of Tree- performance research sharing at Praxis Oslo, 16. september

Eye of Tree- PAO/PAB@Finse 12.-14. august
“Ave Maria” video presentation at RIFF Film Festival 2016, Toten, 29.- 31. july

“Ocean tears” soloperformance, PAO@Steilene, 17. july

“Mountains and rivers are speaking”– readings of texts by Lars Schmidt, Black Box Deichman, 5. june

” Riding the Nomadic Wave in our body” Eye of Tree performance MAIDANS Lørenskog dance festival, 22.May

MAIDANS Lørenskog dance festival, 18-22. May

Avgangsforestilling av Eirik Slyngstad, Rådhushallen, 14. May

“Be quiet” Original work by James Lee Byars, Peder Lund Gallery, 7. may

Birth-Way performance research, Dansens dager at SCENEHUSET, with Eye of Tree. 1. may

“Ten in a Hat” Original performance work by James Lee Byars, Astrup Fearnley Museum. 30. april

‘Catherine the Great and the Shaman’ , PNEK NIGHT: Amelia Beavis-Harrison, PNEK office, 31. march

Eye of Tree participation, Art Talks, Cafeteateret, february

Concert for climate, Klimafestivalen §112, Lørenskog Hus, 30. january

Presentation of the film “Ridden by nature” by Kathi Von Koerber and Atsushi Takenouchi, Dansens Hus Oslo 22. January.
Arranged in collaboration with Danseinformasjonen

Performance Eye of Tree/ Kyuja Bae and Katarina Skår Henriksen at Lørenskog kulturnatt, 21. january

Artist in Residence at Gjesteatelieret i Vadsø, January

Workshop Henriksen/Nango: et sanserike, billedskaping og opplevelse, Vadsø Gjesteatelier, 24. january

En reise i Poetisk Yoga– workshop, Be Yoga Studio, Lørenskog, 12. february

Schouskollektivets performance creation in 24 hours in collaboration with 신발 Company, Oslo theatre center, 24.-25 february

Eye of Tree leading warm-up session at Oslo contact impro jam, Rom for dans, 19. march
Earth Tomes by Joan Laage, with Butoh-laboratorium in Oslo, Grusomhetens teater Oslo, May ( workshop open for all 11-13 of May at Grusomhetens teater.)

Maze of My Skull by 신발 Company, Exhibition and performance, Vandaler kunstforening Oslo, 16-21. may (performances 19-21.may)

Forbindelser (connections/associations) by Caroline Ho Bich- Tuyen Dang and Kjetil Samkopf, Kapp/Vestre Toten, Toten Kunstforening, 27.-28. mai and 7.-8. oktober

Living Poetry Picnic 2017– Forbidden Femininity, in Botanical garden Oslo, 11.june.

Butoh workshop with Mushimaru Fujieda 9-11. june, korean traditional dance workshop with Mihee Lee 12. june in Hausmania culture house.
Butoh Encounters: In between, collaboration between Butoh-laboratorium, Karolina B. Stie, Daisuke Yoshimoto and HAIKw/, Oslo Fashion RunWay, August

Blue Kills Yellow by Kiyoshi Yamamoto at Møllebyen Litterature Festival, Moss 18. september

“Plastic bird- requiem”– Eye of Tree artistic directing Opening of Kunst Rett Vest 2017 in collaboration with Atsushi Takenouchi/ Hiroko Komiya and Butoh-laboratorium, Fossekleiva culture center, Svelvik 2017

Eye of Tree hosting workshop and presentation with Atsushi Takenouchi and Hiroko Komiya, Oslo, 7.-10. september

Performance Eye of Tree by Eye of Tree at Japanese conference, University of Oslo 14. september


Sequenza III- Contemplating on a poetical landscape, The national Academy for the arts in Oslo, april 2018

“Samtale med Stein / Conversation with rock” at Transteinen / Ceavccageađge, collaboration with Tanja Thorjussen and locus art, april 2018

“Eye of tree- liquid color presentation” , Maihaugen outdoor museum as a part of the national academy for the arts and the research project amphibious triologies, 4 may

Restorative yoga workshop- Sensitive listening, Be yoga, Lørenskog, 12. june

Eye of tree in collaboration with mushimaru fujieda and the opening of exhibtion by Inger Garborg amundsen and steinar kaarstein, fossekleiva kulturhus, svelvik, 16 june

Living poetry picnic with eye of tree and butoh-laboratorium, oslo, 17 june

Ecoart residency– røst air, skomvær fyr, june- july

Eye of tree particpation at 50 years anniversary of performance art in korea, JIEAF, Jeju island, South- Korea, july

”Samtale med stein / Conversation with stone” artist book release, cosmocow art fair, in collaboration with Locus art publishing, Russia, september

“Birth-Way” by Eye of Tree and Massimo Barberi, Jorda rundt på Tøyen#4 Japan, Deichman Tøyen, 6. september

” The defence of the dream” by Liv Kristin Holmberg, Fredrikstad, 14. september

“Gift of Stone” by Katarina Skår Lisa, a showing of artistic enquiry, in collaboration with Ramona Salo (Textile) and Kyuja Bae (Movement), The National Academy for the Arts, Oslo, 12. december

Fuglane by Tarjei Vesaas, directed by Bård Lie Thorbjørnsen and choreography by Kyuja Bae and Katarina Skår Lisa, premiere at Nordland Theatre, 9. february

Gift of Stone, Master- pilotproject. Initiative by Katarina Skår Lisa in collaboration with Ramona Salo, Johan Sara jr. and Torgrim Halvari. Premiere at Varanger Sami Musea 6. april and at The National Academy for the Arts 10. april

Environmental Fashionshow by Zofia Jakubiec and Ramona Salo, Opening of Nedre Bekkelagstunet and Havnelangs Oslo, May/ June

Folkets Dans- Træna by Astrid Groseth and Nohr Lillegaard, Premiere at Trænafestivalen, july

Spacing between us, performance- exhibition, by Simen Korsmo Robertsen, Nataliia Korotkova, Mingxuan Tan and Katarina Skår Lisa at Seilduken 1, The National Academy for the Arts, Oslo, 29-31. august

Conversation with Stone #2, performance at Cosmoscow International Artfair Russia, 6.-8. september

Performance as a part of Ramona Salo’s exhibtion Den Samiske Halvtimen, at Akershus Kunstsenter, 5. october

‘Landscape- movements – textile- tactile studies workshop’ and ‘Gift of Stone‘, participation and lecturing at Choreography- ecology symposium at Ars Bioarctica Residency Program, Kilpisjarvi Research Station, Finland, october

Artistic research / retreat Japan at I:Dance Japan, Suishodama guesthouse and Art Yosuga Japan, october

Passing through landscapes new performance presented at PAO festival 2019, ROM- Art and architecture Norway, in collaboration with Ramona Salo, november- december

Residency at Fossekleiva Cultural Center, Svelvik 2. desember- 14. desember


Gift of Stone – (Katarina Skår Lisa with collaborators) / Lineage- (Otto Ramstad)- performance, seminar and fashionshow, Rikscenen, Oslo International Theatre festival, 11.- 12. march

Listening (work title)- a choreographic work with performance students at the University of Stavanger- Dance department, may- june
Sketchwork of Čázevulošnieida – Undervannsjenta, at Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Harstad, 21. june

Den Samiske Halvtimen, Performance/ exhibition, Ramona Salo and Katarina Skår Lisa in collaboration at UngKunst, Festspillene i Nord-Norge, june

Begbymannen, by Roy Alexander Lind and Hanne Ørstavik, Katarina Skår Lisa joins as dancer/ choreographer, Solbergtårnet in Moss, 18.-20. september

Artist in residence together with Ramona Salo at Lassagammi research and artist- in residence, Kåfjord, october- december


World premiere Čázevulošnieida – Undervannsjenta for children, with Ramona Salo Myrseth, Simen Korsmo Robertsen, Diego Belda, Inga Marja Sarre, Marte Fjellheim Sarre, Tanja Thorjussen, Don Lawrence and Katarina Skår Lisa at Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Harstad, june