Friday, April 25, 2014

Great weekend of experiencing experimental performing arts in Helsinki

Hello all!
It will be a sunny super weekend of experiencing experimental performing arts practice in Helsinki. First starts Là-bas Performance Biennale at 2pm today under the theme Money and Power: Peace at the Center, the third Là-bas international performance art biennale in the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and elsewhere Helsinki. Artists include Gustaf Broms (Sweden), Nieves Correa (Spain), Arti Grabowski (Poland), Alejandra Herrera (USA/Chile), István Kovács (Hungary), Siobhan Mullen (Northern Ireland), Agnes Nedregard (Norway)... Check the program from here:
Next festival is Esitystaiteen markkinat, a club-like festival for performing arts. It is held sa-su 26.-27.4 in the main stage of Zodiak (tickets 10 e/day). During the two days there will be 25 performances from different artists/groups. The maximum duration of all the performances is 20 minutes. Check the program from here:
On Saturday it is also possible to see site-specific art done by of LAPS Degree Programme in Theatre Academy students during the spring term 2014. A site-specific Collaborative Production THE UNKNOWN CITY has a presentation on Sat-Sun 26th-27th April, 2014 at Kalasatama (Fish Harbour). Group guidance meeting at Kalasatama metro station at 11.45. Guided walk between 12 - 2pm in the area to experience the art works of the LAPS students Hannah Gullichsen, Diana Soria, David Frankovich and Vili Nissinen.
So there are many good reasons for spending the weekend in lively situations! Hope to see you there, if in Helsinki.

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