• Black Box teater
  • Oslo Internasjonale Teaterfestival
  • 10–19 March 2022
  • 10 days of Live Art experiences
  • Heine Avdal & Yukiko Shinozaki / fieldworks
  • in gaps & patches
  • Thursday 10, 16.00–18.00
  • Friday 11, 16.00–18.00
  • Saturday 12, 14.00–16.00
  • Sunday 13, 14.00–16.00
  • Tuesday 15, 16.00–18.00
  • Wednesday 16, 16.00–18.00
  • Thursday 17, 16.00–18.00
  • Friday 18, 16.00–18.00
  • Saturday 19, 13.00–23.00

A gap can be a movement
A gap can be a thought
A gesture can mean many things

in gaps & patches takes place in different types of locations in a city. Seven performers present unplugged sculptures set out on a journey through the city of Oslo. They move along different pathways passing slowly through different types of sceneries. 

This is a durational and fluid performance with no beginning and no end. The performance adapts to situations, settings and contexts at hand in an ongoing search for interaction with the environment. By employing bodies, textiles and other materials, the performers measure and produce frames that emphasize specific aspects and scales in a larger landscape, as part of an urban image or in a natural area. By integrating such frameworks, it highlights alternative readings of the body’s connection to time, space and the environment.

Heine Avdal and Yukiko Shinozakis / fieldworks create projects in both theatrical and non-theatrical environments. Through interaction with well-known rooms and by treating them a little differently, one can rethink one’s own perception of everyday life. Avdal and Shinozaki have previously visited Black Box teater and Oslo Internasjonale Teaterfestival with a number of performances, among them gone here (yet) to come and carry on.


Chapter 1 / Thursday 10 March     
16.00–18.00:  Tjuvholmen Bystrand to Rådhuset

Chapter 2 / Friday 11 March         
16.00–18.00:  Rådhuset to Stortorvet

Chapter 3 / Saturday 12 March  
14.00–16.00: Stortorvet to Youngstorget to Storgata

Chapter 4 / Sunday 13 March        
14.00–16.00: Brugata to Motzfeldts gate

Chapter 5 / Tuesday 15 March     
16.00–18.00: Motzfeldts gate to Tøyen Torg to Ringgata

Chapter 6 / Wednesday 16 March
16.00–18.00: Ringgata to Sofienbergparken

Chapter 7  / Thursday 17 March
16.00–18.00: Sofienbergparken to Olaf Ryes Plass

Chapter 8 / Friday 18 March
16.00–18.00: Olaf Ryes Plass to Black Box teater

Epilog / Saturday 19 March
All day: Text and drawings with Esben Slaatrem Titland and Marie Bergby Handeland, Black Box teater foyer

Free admission, no registration required.
You can catch the performance at the beginning of the route or along the way. It is a new route every day.
Duration: 2 hours. Come and go as you wish.
  • Concept, direction: Heine Avdal, Yukiko Shinozaki.
  • Created and performed by: Ieva Gaurilčikaitė Sants, Ingrid Haakstad, Morten Liene, Krisjanis Sants, Eivind Seljeseth, Cecilie Lindeman Steen, Yukiko Shinozaki, Heine Avdal.
  • Writer: Marie Bergby Handeland.
  • Illustrator: Esben Slaatrem Titland
  • Management: Bob Van Langendonck.
  • Produced by: Avdal Production, fieldworks.
  • Co-production: Black Box teater (Oslo), RIMI/IMIR SceneKunst (Stavanger), PACT Zollverein (Essen).
  • Supported by: Arts Council Norway, Vlaamse Overheid.