Ellen Nyman

Ellen Nyman, actor, director, artist and Ph.D. candidate at Malmö Theatre Academy/Lund University

Her dissertation project is based in her practice, with an interdisciplinary focus on performativity and blackness within performing and visual art. She has a degree from the Danish National School of Performing Arts. Since her graduation, she has worked mainly as an actress and a director, but also with happenings and video works. She recently directed a performance, Black revolutionaries don’t fall from the moon, influenced by the biography of Assata Shakur, at Teater Tribunalen in Stockholm. Ellen Nyman is also part of GIBCA 2017 with two video works, Danish Election (2004) at Göteborgs Stadsbibliotek, and Sicherheit (2017) together with Corina Oprea and Saskia Holmkvist, at Göteborgs Konsthall.