Mikael Kristiansen is a contemporary circus artist specializing in handbalancing. He has a background as a bboy and has a Bachelor in Circus Arts from DOCH, Stockholm.
Since finishing school he has worked for companies such as Cirkus Cirkör and 7 Doigts de la main.
His main focus as a performer is the search for congruence between physicality, mental imagery and presence to bring life to the work.
For an insight into the contents and thoughts behind Mikael's workshop Balanced Creation, check out this interview with the guys from Ardour shot at Wildfoot as part of their "Ardour Meets..." series:
And here's a peek into Mikaels view on balancing delivered as a TedX talk in Stockholm:
For more information, visit Mikael's website or follow him on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.