About

GIRAFF GRAFF

Giraff Graff is a Non-profit Art Organization founded in 2002

Giraff Graff is an independent performing art company doing site-specific pieces and crossover collaborations in the field of contemporary theater, installation and performance.

The company today divides it activity between Paris, where it was founded in 2002, Copenhagen where it was created in 2003 and Berlin in 2007.

Giraff Graff develops a series of projects in co-production with theater and contemporary dance companies: Claudia N (FR), enCo.re (FR) Danza Comun (CO), urban (col) laboratory (DE/UK), the graffiti and hip-hop collective Noctura Boggie (FR) and the media collective XLterrestrials (US/DE).

Artistic director, Camilla Graff Junior, within this frame collaborates with independent video and sound artists, writers, composers, choreographers and performers, among others; Magda Mrowiec (FR), Juliette Dieudonné (FR), Ursula Andkjær Olsen (DK), Yann Coppier (DK/FR), Hermione Frank (FR), Henrik Larsen (DK).

Authored works include: ”My Mon is a Wolf, my dad…”, Warehouse9, Copenhagen (2013), ”Inner and Outer animals”, Danish Cultural Center, Paris (2012), ”Ex(s), love is a concept (in which we measure all the pain)”, Brecht-Tage Berlin (2012), ”Intervals”, Metropolis Biennale, København (2011), ”The in and with (me) collection”, La settimana del la comunicazione (Milano) (2010), ”Femme phoque”, Grenier à Sel, Festival d’Avignon (2008), Reciclage(s), Valenzuela y Klenner, Bogota (2006).

CAMILLA GRAFF JUNIOR

Camilla Graff Junior is a performance artist, curator and researcher born in Denmark in 1974. She holds a double Master’s degree in performance studies from the Sorbonne Nouvelle University and the University of Copenhagen. She studied acting and contemporary dance at schools in Bergen and Paris, and directing at Queens College and at Robert Wilson Watermill Center in New York.

Since her teens she has conceived own performance, dance and theater works.

In 1990 she initiated the “C Collection” – a frame where clothes are collected, redesigned, and then staged within the articulated triptych of “in space”, “on the body” and “in play”.