Breathe

Breathe

Breathe evokes the sensation and memory of collective events, celebratory joy, ecstasy and the individual within a crowd. A solo performer on a vast football pitch replicates images from collective events and plays with the distance and absence of surrounding…

Terrain (Koistinen/Valikoski/Zajac)

Terrain (Koistinen/Valikoski/Zajac)

We think less when we’re walking far, we slip into a walking rhythm and thoughts cease, become a concentrated attention that is turned on all we see and hear, all we smell; this flower, this breeze, these trees, as if…

Pas de deux #1 - Constructing Love (Koistinen/Valikoski/Zajac)

Pas de deux #1 – Constructing Love (Koistinen/Valikoski/Zajac)

“What kind of world does one see when one experiences it from the point of view of two and not one?” –Alain Badiou, In Praise of Love, 2009   In Pas de deux #1 – Constructing Love, two people are led…

One Next To Me

One Next To Me

“People are mostly layers of violence and tenderness wrapped like bulbs, and it is difficult to say what makes them onions or hyacinths.” – Eudora Welty   One Next To Me explores the relationship between tenderness and violence and how these…

Lachrimae -flow my tears

Lachrimae -flow my tears

Lachrimae – flow my tears is a study on the behaviour of individual crowd members and the crowd as an entity. It presents different situations, which might be interpreted as dystopian or utopian. The actions spread in the crowd and…

On a Clear Day

On a Clear Day

On a Clear Day is the last piece of a performance series inspired by the artworks of Canadian born painter Agnes Martin. Martin pursued a remarkable, hypnotic, compulsive, musical repetition in her works, yet the paintings celebrate what she referred…

A Cloud of Milk

A Cloud of Milk

A Cloud of Milk is a creation for three professional dancers and children from each performance location. The material of the piece is collected from the dreams of the children in “a dream laboratory” organized by the team and reworked into…

No. 3 (abstract joys of being)

No. 3 (abstract joys of being)

Concept and direction: Milla Koistinen Creation and performance: Riikka Puumalainen, Sannamaria Kuula Music: Jochen Arbeit, Donald Beteille Light design: Sam Siltavuori Video design: Lennart Laberenz Premiere on the 19th of May 2016 at Sotku, Kuopio, Finland. Further performances on the 20.-21.5.2016 and…

N:o 2

N:o 2

Concept and direction: Milla Koistinen Choreographer’s assistant: Anthoni Levonsaari Performance: Emilia Känsälä, Ella Lahti, Anthoni Levonsaari, Anders Lillhonga, Wilma Mustonen Music: Jochen Arbeit Performance on the 19th of March 2016 at Keski-Pohjanmaan Konservatorio, Kokkolan Talvitanssit -festival http://www.kokkolantalvitanssit.fi/   “If you wake up in the…

Untitled 1 (blue)

Untitled 1 (blue)

Concept and direction: Milla Koistinen Creation and performance: Aleksandra Krajewska, Attila Andrási, Csenger K. Szabó (/Máté Horváth), Donald Beteille, Dunya Narli, Erik Elizondo Campos, Félix Urbina Alejandre, Giulia Tornarolli, Indira Chamalé, Michel Briand (/Isabella Daffara), Luca Kancsó, Tilly Sordat Music:…