Welcome! Please get in touch on email@example.com 2017 29/30.11. Empathetic drift / critique of psychogeography Performance lecture with Anna Kholina and Lauri Jäntti Art of Research Aalto-university, Helsinki 4-14.11. Paint-Trace video A performance video following traces left by painters in a studio during a residency in which no one was painting although that is what the place was originally intended for. A body followed paint, the camera followed the body. We had heard stories about those who worked in the studio. In collaboration with William Card Artisterium, Tbilisi History Museum, Georgia 28.10. An almost Maria gig Gig at afterparty of Anarchist Book Fair. Electric guitar, audience barking. With Natalie Wearden Squat Kumma, Helsinki 21.10. Maria Inkoo Gig at FemF. Between performance art and a band. Random notes with confidence and human cake baking. With Shelley Etkin, Zoe Tsavdarides, Vishnu Vardhani and Natalie Wearden FemF (Feminist Forum) afterparty, Cable Factory, Helsinki 16-18.10. Maria Inkoo's instant humanimal band Improvisation of movement and voice. Letting loose. Generating words, using insane repetition and finding rhythm. Discovering Maria Inkoo. 24.9. Encountering bodies Urban Hitchhiking at Pixelache Workshop focuses on the embodied level of encounters. What happens in the non-verbal communication when you offer a stranger the possibility to meet you. Pixelache festival, Suvilahti, Helsinki 23.9. May I dance with you for a while? An improvisation space, a leaving party, an open invitation into a gallery space that is like an aquarium when the night falls. With Lauri Jäntti HAM-kulma 22.9. 15.00 When inspirational methods start to fail Talking and showing images about social drifting, critique of male gaze in pyhchogeography. Attempt in non-hierarchical talk structure, saying no to projections on the wall. Part of System and Error Visual Culture and Contemporary Art Aalto university 7.7. 18-20.00 Urban Hitchhiking exhibition opening Urban Hitchhiking applies the idea of traditional hitchhiking in urban space. Instead of waiting for a ride, the urban hitchhiker waits for a lift from a fellow walker to share a moment or two with an occasional passerby. The installation presents photographs, sound recordings and maps of routes travelled, which have been gathered during a hitchhiking period in June 2017. Simultaneously, the installation is an invitation and a starting point for trying out hitchhiking for yourself. Encounter Arts - Tuuli Malla and Lauri Jäntti HAM-kulma, Helsinki www.hamhelsinki.fi/exhibition/urban-hitchhiking/ 26-27.5. Urban Hitchhiking panel discussion 19.00 Taiga, St Petersburg Urban Hitchhiking workshop streets of St Petersburg with Lauri Jäntti and Katarina Sjöblom Art4City St Petersburg https://arts4city.timepad.ru/event/481885/ 26.4. 17.00 A letter to a young performance artist from Afghanistan whose current location is unknown. Writing a letter to a lost collaborator who went missing before the collaboration started, with Farsi interpretation by Mohammad Javid. thanks to Amir Jan Stop Deportations event hosted by Liina Kuittinen Vapaan taiteen tila, Helsinki 25.4. 19.00 I am a Cat Three bodies with two ways: Two are being cats. One moves in slow motion through nine representations of cats in history of art. photos: Benedict Johnson, Nahmad Projects with Shelley Etkin, Mira Kautto PERFO! Beginner's Night hosted by Leena Kela Telakka, Tampere, Finland 8.4. 12.00 Urban Hitchhiking As opposed to traditional hitchhiking, you wait for the company of a fellow walker. No previous experience needed. We provide the signs, you bring yourselves. Rest will follow. We'll help you to get started. in collaboration with Lauri Jäntti Lappeenranta library, Finland, near Russia www.facebook.com/groups/urbanhitchhiking/ 12-26.2. Residency at Ricklundgården open house on 23.2. Snow happening photographs by Grace Gelder Paint-trace performance video with William Card https://vimeo.com/209867979 I am just a visitor - Dancing memories in collaboration with residents of Saxnäs, Marshfjäll, Klimpfjäll photographs by Grace Gelder photo: Grace Gelder Ricklundgården, Saxnäs, Sápmi 11.2. I am just a visitor, Saxnäs Story told by Gerd Ulander, movent responding to the story after hearing it for the first time. Nordic Summer University symposium Ricklundgården, Saxnäs, Sápmi 21.1. 12.00 Urban Hitchhiking Lifting up a thumb and joining a stranger for a walk. Encountering, following. Participants get a sign for hitchhiking too. In collaboration with Lauri Jäntti. Kiasma, Helsinki www.facebook.com/groups/urbanhitchhiking/ 2016 23.11. Into the Emptiness: The Art of Walking Performing in Marie Gabrielle Rotie's Into the Emptiness: The Art of Walking - a lecture/demonstration Performance Research Forum Goldsmiths College: George Wood Theatre image: Rotie - Wake Butterfly, it's late, we've got miles to go together 18.11. Our First Gig Three songs, non-binary girlband, Humans and Dogs, compatable species - companion species. Thank you Donna Haraway. With Sian Youngerman. #nonbinarygirlband The Batcave Experience Bar, Brixton, London 12.11. Hat Party Video projections of performances made during MA in Performance Making. Performance by Ignacio Perez. All the guests wearing hats to celebrate Master's degree. Galleria Kajaste, Helsinki 2.10. Nice to meet you, plant Improvised performance with available house plants with a prologue from a plant documentary. Saskia's livingroom, London image: BBC How Plants Communicate and Think 9.8. Nice to meet you, rock Performing with geology of Iceland in collaboration with volcano researcher Uta Reichardt. Embassy of Rockall, Reykjavik image: The Travelling Embassy of Rockall 26.8.-6.8. Saga Residency, Eyrarbakki - Iceland Collaboration with residents of Eyrarbakki, a small fishing town in South Iceland. - Under the table dinner in collaboration with Arnar Ingvarsson and Halldóra Mark - I am just a visitor, meeting with strangers image: Saga Residency 3.7. and 8.7. I am NOT Tino Sehgal - I am a cat
A durational choreography for three bodies asks: What is the potential of inhabiting non-human movement vocabulary? Come join cats throughout history of art. 11am-5pm on 3rd July noon-6pm on 8th July 2 Cork Street, Nahmad Projects gallery images: Benedict Johnson 22.6. and 22.6. The Way It Melts A sound and movement composition in Ravensbourne River. In collaboration with Dominika Kieruzel. Walking with the stream Stones breath still with the shadows Time screams into past In mythology rivers mark a coming together of realms. The other side is unknown to us. A guide only knows the way so far, then their words fail. Objects speak as the water moves on. The river is a procession.
Ladywell Fields, London The Masters Festival - times and booking: https://themastersfest.com 1-3.4. Playing Up A game of Live Art by Sibylle Petersen Assisting with DIY performance based on history of live art Tate Modern, London image: Playing Up 11-13.2. Root Echo (Juurikaiku) Sound installation - acoustic sculptures with voices telling about home, roots and Sami culture. Seven birch wood pieces. In collaboration with narrators. Woodwork: UUP - Yoshimasa Yamada Vapaan Taiteen Tila, Helsinki artArctica http://www.artarctica.com/ 23.1. 18.30 Improvisation for a room Movement performance with photographs responding to the space of the Finnish Church in London Rotherite, London Organised by Bilingual Potential **** 2015 26.11. Seeing the shadow of the wind A performance video about drifting with the wind. Filmed at various locations by the sea and in the urban, sensing the shadow of the wind. In collaboration with Jaime Culebro and Marcel Jaentschke Presentación del libro 'Anotaciones a la Banana Republic' Kino 13, Katajanokka Kanavakatu 12, 00160 Helsinki 5.9. Can you see what I see? A performative journey into someone else's perception. Explorations on details around us that start performing for us. All participants are part of the audience as well as performers. Konttori 7, Suvilahti, Helsinki 20-26.8. Root Echo (Juurikaiku) An outdoors sound installation on home, roots and Sami identity in Helsinki. Seven recorded voices and acoustic sculptures made out of birch wood. In collaboration with narrators Woodwork by UUP: Yoshimasa Yamada Töölö Bay park, Helsinki https://kuuntelekaikuja.wordpress.com/ 26.6. and 28.6. 12.00-18.00 Colour of Hospitality (Vieraanvaraisuuden väri) - Metro performance Orange is the iconic colour of Helsinki metro and the colour of hospitality. Encounters with strangers. Excellent service for all passengers equally. In collaboration with Lauri Jäntti, David Frankovich, Heru Raha, Manolo Casagrande, Mark Lepre, Vishnu Vardhani Helsinki metro Taidelinja art program for public transport http://www.taidelinja.fi/fi/Oranssi_kutsuu_kohtaamaan 28.5. Marks of time in space Site specific performance for a black box studio space. Improvised movement follows scratches on the floor - inspired by Butoh practice and dialogues with stones. Live Art and Performance Studies Festival Theatre Academy, Helsinki http://lapsody.tumblr.com/ 17.5. - times organised with participants Workshop for a site-specific sound installation on roots and home, sami culture and urban life Töölönlahti, Helsinki https://kuuntelekaikuja.wordpress.com 6.3. 7pm till late Identity Construction: part 4 Installation and one-on-one performance on identity politics Carnival Revolution, London carnivalrevolution2015.wordpress.com/2015/01/20/the-event/ 19.2. 20.00-23.00 Alphabet Blocks for Adults: part 2 Interactive installation on identity labels Kettulavatanssit Goes Queer Pacifico, Helsinginkatu 15, Helsinki https://www.facebook.com/events/1592005831029600/?ref=ts&fref=ts 24.1. 16.15-18.00 (Kaupunki)saamelaisia mielenmaisemia Työpaja / Workshop on urban Sami landscapes Kulttuurikeskus Caisa, Helsinki Radio interview: http://areena.yle.fi/radio/2623997/ caisa.fi/tapahtuma/_Kaupunki_saamelaisia_mielenmaisemia_-_tyopaja 2014 29.10. Identity Construction (part 3: untitled) Installation and one-on-one performance Mad House Helsinki, Suvilahti 19.00-22.00 www.madhousehelsinki.fi 14.9. Decay Curation and photo installation "Second exposure" Performances and installations by six artists 1-3pm by the Thames in front of OXO Tower For more details, click on the flyer: June-August Prisms of Isis summer tour Site specific dance performances around the UK Details: http://www.prismsofisis.com/ 17.5. Archaeology of Loosing Memory Site specific participatory performance: Rituals for awkward memories Month of Performance Art - Devil's Encounter One Teufelsberg, Berlin http://www.mpa-b.org/17-may-2014.html 14.5. 7pm The Barrier Block Documentary screening Art Nouveau, 77 Atlantic road SW9 8PU London http://survivalguidesbrixton.com/ 4.5. 7pm Pushed Back to Sea An immersive performance on migration to Italy In collaboration with Ivana Antonica Art Nouveau, 77 Atlantic road SW9 8PU London http://survivalguidesbrixton.com/ Wandering in Hackney Wick Photography and site writing on narratives of place 2013 The Barrier Block Documentary screening Various venues in London and Helsinki Artist in residency Participatory installation and performance Design Festa Gallery, Tokyo Stories by Effra River Performance and plastic river installation Wandsworth Arts Festival, The Brick Box, London An Identity Construction Site (part 2: blank canvas) Installation and one-on-one performance Say It Again exhibition, Art Nouveau, London An Identity Construction Site (part 1: Eastern Europe) Installation and one-on-one performance School of Eastern European Studies book launch event, UCL, London 2012 Flow of Effra River Performance and plastic river installation ORI exhibition and festival, The Brick Box, London Human Marionette Interactive performance with Tereza Silonova and Ben Sellers Brixton Village, The Brick Box, London and Caledonian Road, Cally Festival, London Forest of Animals Animal sculptures made out of wire and natural materials at Secret Garden Party, Artful Badger, London Prisms of Isis Dance performance: contemporary and traditional oriental dance choreography by Hannah Chalut at Secret Garden Party and Buddha Fields A Sea of Plastic (related to Flow of Effra) Plastic sea installation Silk Work event, The Brick Box, London Tooting Futures Direction of collaborative work with Ernest Bevin College Shadow theatre performance Tooting Market, The Brick Box, London 2011 On Swimming and Super Markets Photography installation The Brick Box Tooting, London The Brick Box Brixton, London Inuit Refugee Camp An igloo, plastic and wire installation Brixton Village, The Brick Box, London 2010 Bunny Eaten by a Duck T-shirt prints Sold in Edinburgh and Helsinki 2009 Blood Circulation (Verenkierto) Contemporary dance solo, dance diploma Kallio School of Art (Kallion ilmaisutaidon lukio), Helsinki 2008 Temporarily White (Väliaiakaisesti valkoinen) Series of performances resulting in a photography installation Kaiku galleria, Helsinki Laterna Magica, Helsinki http://www.beone.fi/kuvataide/gal08/gal6.html 2007 Street statue on The Esplanade in Helsinki