"Ivan Hansen blends the line between character and reality; he greets us, escorts us upstairs, and also joins us for a drink after the show, leaving the line between the two ambiguously drawn. The production creates a charming mode of story telling that is comic and engaging."
- Three Weeks (Edinburgh)
POSTHUMOUS WORKS 2011
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ODYSSEY
THROUGH THE COMPLEXITIES OF SAYING GOODBYE
Inspired by his newly inherited gramophone, Ivan Hansen’s Posthumous Works is a meditation on life, death, and the inevitability of the unknown. Join Ivan as he takes us on a comic, compelling and life-affirming ride, peddling through childhood memories and the complexities of saying goodbye.
Concept & Story: Ivan Hansen (DK), Katrina Bugaj (US/DK), Troels Hagen Findsen (DK)
Direction: Katrina Bugaj
Performer: Ivan Hansen
Additional Performers (optional): 5 men and 5 women from the local community
Lights: Mick Diver (UK)
Photographer: Alex Brenner (UK)
Posthumous Works received generous support from The Danish Arts Council and The Danish Embassy in London. It previewed at the Birmingham European Festival 2010, where is won the Best Male Performer Award, and premeired at the mac (Midlands Arts Center) in Birmingham in 2011. It subsequently toured to the Masca Festival in Bucharest and to The Edinburgh International Fringe Festival in collaboration with The Danish Cultural Institue and Tangram Theatre in London. ringe
Best Male Perfomer Award
BIRMINGHAM EUROPEAN FESTIVAL 2010 (UK)