Caroline Lundblad, with artist name Frauke, is a choreographer with a focus on butoh and performance. She is based in Gothenburg, Sweden, but also does work internationally. She has created her own genre of Butoh where her works are site specific and unique. Frauke often works with other artists from different artistic disciplines and her performances are inspired by contemporary art and contemporary choreography.
In 2016 Frauke is collaborating with swedish electro/glitch musician TM404 (Andreas Tilliander) creating the performance/concert Wolf MOON.
Wolf MOON 2016 tour schedule:
29 July GlogauAIR, Berlin, GERMANY
18 August The Gothenburg Dance and Theatre Festival, Gothenburg botanical garden SWEDEN
25 September Torinin, Naruto, JAPAN
28, 29 October The Biological Museum, Stockholm, SWEDEN
12 November 3rd Floor Dance & Art Venue, Gothenburg, SWEDEN
2005-07 SU-EN Butoh Company, Almunge, SE.
2002-03 Min Tanaka, Tokason Dance Troupe, Body Weather Farm, Hakushu, Honmura, JP.
1999-02 Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honours Class One in Dance Theatre, Laban Centre London, U.K
Dissertation: Butoh and existential phenomenology.
Butoh workshops 2002-04
SU-EN, Anita Saij, Tadashi Endo, Ko Murobushi, Carlotta Ikeda, Katsura Kan, Min Tanaka,
Yumiko Yoshioka, Ken Mai.
Selected Performances and Projects
2016 Artist talk, Rum för dans, Region Halland.
2015 Nagaame MOON - A spell of long rain, Frauke + TM404 (Andreas Tilliander), Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg, The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn, Carved in Stone - Nordic
Music Days 2015 Opening Night, Kongernes Lapidarium, Copenhagen.
Nagaame preview, Skiland, Kamiyama, Japan.
Kamiyama Artist In Residence 2015 Bed & Studio program, Japan.
Dancer in Kokutoh-in Performance ”Touka” with members from Sankai Juku, Kurobe International
Cultural Center, Toyama, Japan.
Emerge MOON, Konstepidemin boiler room, Göteborg, Skånes Konstförening, Malmö.
2014 Nagaame performance, Librarie TOKYO-GA 2014, GALERIE-T, Paris, France.
Performance and workshop, AHA! Festival, Department of Architecture at the Chalmers University
of Technology, Gothenburg.
Vibrissa – international urban garden tour, Voedseltuin IJplein, Amsterdam, Trädgård På Spåret,
Stockholm, Silverkällans Odlarkollektiv, Göteborg.
Polymorphous, International MiniKunstFestival DYSTOPIA, Amsterdam
Bacteria Shop, OT301, Amsterdam.
Artist in residence OT301, E.H.B.K. / OT301, Amsterdam.
Ura, Halland Art Museum, Halmstad.
2013 GODAI - How to be invisible, Hey It’s Enrico Pallazzo, Gothenburg.
Rubedo, EEA ESEM Congress, Gothenburg.
How to be invisible, Video, Love Explosion, Göteborgs Konsthall
Shed, Medical History Museum in Gothenburg.
Enlightenment, Atalante, Gothenburg.
Fantasia, Göteborg City Theatre, Gothenburg.
2012 Illuminate, Artists Collective Workshop and Gallery Box, Gothenburg.
Artist talk, KLEO/ Dance Centre West, Gothenburg Culture Festival.
Performance, workshop and seminar at Japan Anniversary, Leksand-Tobetsu, Dalarna.
Body Poetry, The Art Gallery Lokstallet, Strömstad.
Endangered, Atalante, Gothenburg.
Soloperformance Oblivion, Debut Concert Ylva Lund Bergner,The Royal
Danish Academy of Music in Denmark.
Endangered part 5: Garden, Japan Valley of Gothenburg Botanical Garden, Gothenburg.
Endangered part 4: Wall, The Whale Hall, The Natural History Museum, Gothenburg.
Winter Word Festival, performance at Restaurant Skagerack, ‘Den gamle och havet’ in
collaboration with Peter Uhr, and performance in Stadsparken, Strömstad.
Endangered part 3: Roof, Program release, Atalante, Gothenburg.
2011 Endangered part 2: Chamber, Risåsberget, Skansen Kronan, Gothenburg.
Open Butohworkshop, Ärlegården, Gothenurg.
Dans noir, Nefertiti, Gothenburg.
Butoh workshops, Nordiska Teaterlinjen, Kungälv.
Butoh croquis, Gallery Ålgården, Borås.
Endangered part 1: The Bridge, Sculpture at Pilane, Tjörn.
Running foxes, Center Theatre & Dance Centre West, Gothenburg Culture Festival
Performance at Avant Releaseparty, Lust, Gothenburg.
Korp, Halleluja, The Palmhouse, The Garden Society of Gothenburg.
Lifeboat, Gocart Gallery, Visby, Gotland.
Butoh seminar at The department of Archaeology and Osteology, Gotland University Shore, Cultural Festival, Folkuniversitetet, Gothenburg.
VOID a Butohdance solo by Frauke, Atalante, Gothenburg.
Butoh performance on the opening night of Shtoom, Eric Length’s MFA exhibition, Malmö Art Academy’s KHM Gallery, Malmö. Costume by Matilda Larsson and music performed by Erase.
2010 Blanc, KulturMeDialog, Lagerhuset, Gothenburg. Costume by Matilda.
Butoh workshops, Ärlegården, Gothenburg
Performance with bass player Per Zanussi, Dance ‘n Bass, Atalante, Gothenburg Corona, performance with musician Henrik Åström, Sculpture at Pilane, Tjörn
Butoh workshop, Stadsbiblioteket, Gothenburg Culture Festival, Gothenburg
Ama no gawa, collaboration with First Physical Theatre Company, National Arts Festival,
Resident choreographer, First Physical Theatre Company, Rhodes University Drama Department, Grahamstown, SA
Undoing, Johannesburg and National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, SA
Undoing, Johannesburg, South Africa
Butoh workshop series, WITS Drama Department, Johannesburg, SA
Butoh workshop series, Residency, Tschwane University of Technology, Pretoria, SA
Asymptote FNB Dance Umbrella, Johannesburg, SA
2009 Cyanea, Anniversary Celebration, KV School of Art, Gothenburg.
Seed, Gunnebo House and Gardens, Mölndal.
Suikerbos Opening of “Kraften i Stenen”. Presented by Konsthallen, Vattenfall and KKV- Bohuslän.
Suikerbos, European Cities Marketing Conference, University of Gothenburg.
Suikerbos, Masked, Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg.
VOID a Butohdance solo by Frauke, Regionteater Väst, Borås.
Konnichiwa, Dansbaren, Dansbyrån, Gothenburg.
AKA - Red Sea, collaboration with photographer Karin Jonson, DJ Nina Natri, jewellery designer Tanja Malo. Butoh talk by Oscar Eriksson. The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn.
Whale Valley, Festival Popcorn, Hagateatern, Gothenburg.
2008 Workshop Year 7, Häggvallskolan, Tjörn.
Butoh croquis, KV School of Art, Gothenburg.
Butoh croquis, collaboration with KV School of Art, Gothenburg Culturenight, Gothenburg City
Bläck, in relation to exhibition: The Art of Japanese Tattoos- by Horiyoshi 111, The Maritime
Museum and Aquarium, Gothenburg.
VOID a Butohdance solo by Frauke, Tour in South Africa, Rhodes University Box Theatre,
Grahamstown, The WITS Amphitheatre, Johannesburg, SA.
Workshop, First Physical Dance Company, Rhodes University Department, Grahamstown, SA.
Workshop, WITS Drama Department, Johannesburg, SA.
Workshop, Sibikwa, Community Arts Centre, Benoni, SA.
Workshop, Tschwane Institute of Technology, Pretoria, SA.
Crop, The Wilds, Houghton, Johannesburg, SA.
Park performance, Art project Frisläppt, Margaretadagen, Sundsby Säteri, Tjörn.
Skin, Lust, öppen Salong, Konsthallen Trollhättan, Trollhättan.
Flightless, collaboration with photographer Karin Jonson, Gothenburg City Library, Gothenburg.
Twilight, opening of the Culturedays, Schillerska Gymnasiet, Gothenburg.
Performance with students, Culturedays, Schillerska Gymnasiet, Gothenburg.
Workshop, Culturedays, Schillerska Gymnasiet, Gothenburg.
Butoh improvisation, open stage, Kulturhuset Kåken, Gothenburg.
1999-02 Department for Education and Employment Scholarship, UK.
2001 Lerums Kulturstipendium, Summertraining Limón Institute, NY.
2015 Guest studio grant Region Västra Götaland.
Caroline “Frauke “ Lundblad. Green Valley Inc., based in Kamiyama , Tokushima, Japan.
2014 Vibrissa, Honorable Mention of International Photography Awards 2014 - Los Angeles, U.S.A.
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GODAI, Nomination Scenkonstgalan 2014 (Stage art gala 2014), Gothenburg
Götaland Cultural Scholarship, Region Västra
2013 Cultural Scholarship, Göteborgs Stad.
2013 Member of the International Dance Council CID, UNESCO.
2011 Asymptote, The Sunday Independent, SA.
2010 Ama no gawa, The Standard Bank Ovation Award, National Arts Festival, SA.