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HOOP is hope circle ⭕️ 

A performative togetherness.

A prayer to the gods of performance and an action to remind ourselves we are distant but together. 

HOOP is a collaboration between Roza Moshtaghi and De Naive, together with 17 performers. The project approaches public space by written neighbor notifications. 


About the object hoop ;

Native American Hoop Dance is a storytelling dance incorporating hoops as props. Hoop /circle is an important symbol for many cultures throughout the world. In recent western history, around 1950 , ¨ hooping ¨ was introduced as a toy or a prop to get fit and therefore become part of pop culture and normalized.



De Naive/Roza Moshtaghi - Choreography / Concept

Developed and performed by

Harald Andreas Beharie, Roza Moshtaghi, Julie Moviken, 
Charlott Madeleine Utzig, Oda Bjørholm, Jon Filip Fahlstrøm, 
Tamar Ohana Goksøyr, Ingrid Haakstad, Geir Hytten,  
Siri Jøntvedt, Sara Enger Larsen, 
Trine Lise Moe, Ingunn Rimestad, Matias Rønningen, 
Synne Sørum, Kristian Støvind and Ornilia Percia Ubisse,

Josh Lake - Documentation 

HOOP has appeared at Ammerud, Romsås, Torshov and Ullevål Hageby.

Oslo(NO) June. 2020.

Ravnedans festival: 

Kristiansand(NO) July.2020. 


Photo: Harald Andreas Beharie, Ammerud-Oslo(NO)


Photo: Morten Arnfred- Ravnedans ,Kristiansand(NO) July.2020

Credits( RAVNEDANS - performance lab)

De Naive/Roza Moshtaghi - Choreography / Concept

Developed and performed by:

Aksel Hauklien, Elise Austad, Isabel Vindvik, Kristine Drøsdal Øya, Marit Meløe, Ornilia Ubisse, Sebastian Biong, Yasmin Gabriella Rozario, Tonje N. Osmundsen, Even Eileraas, Gerd Kaisa Vorren, Anne Grete Eriksen, Dina Moen, Trine Lise Moe, Roza Moshtaghi, Julie Moviken, Charlott Utzig, Harald Beharie


Photo: Harald Andreas Beharie - Ravnedans ,Kristiansand(NO) July.2020


Photo: Morten Arnfred- Ravnedans ,Kristiansand(NO) July.2020

The project is supported by the Norwegian Arts Council

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