Perfomance Comics



SOUND of the AURORA

Sound of the Aurora is a short story about the hard feelings and the secret stories our grandparent generation hided in them self after the Second World War. The story is about Astrid, a thirteen year old girl, that only knows what she has eavesdropped.

Duration: 30 minutes
Language: Norwegian(Nynorsk), English

Text and Illustrations: Fredrik Rysjedal
Music: 1982, Nils Økland (violin), Sigbjørn Apeland (organ) and Øyvind Skarbø (drums)
Additional musicians: Stian Omenås (Trompet)
Translation: Sunniva Vik
Production Year: 2014 





CLOESE, CLOSER, CLOSEST

This is an autobiographical short story in the same series as Sound of the Aurora. It tells about my process of collecting family stories and is a reflection on the relationship we have to our parents. It is also a post war portrait, about the stories that don't live on. It is originally an iPad publication, but it is designed to also be a performance comic.

Dutation: 13 minutes
Language: Norwegian(Nynorsk), English

Text and Illustration: Fredrik Rysjedal
Music: Stephan Meidell
Programming Hans Phillip Eide
Translation: Sunniva Vik
Production Year: 2016
Time: 13 minutes



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Sound of the Aurora in Mariakirken/Bergen 2016. Photo: Ben Speck.


Close, closer, closest at Norsk Barnebokkonferanse in Stavanger 2017. Photo: Andrea Rocha