11.03.2016 – 13.03.2016
This bitterly humorous monologue by the ageing performance artist Harald Jokesch examines the position of art and artists in the maelstrom of the ‘creative economy’. Designed by Joonas Lahtinen, the work blends live audio with performance and spatial installation, challenging us to consider what the ‘creative economy’ means to artists who do not want to operate as entrepreneurs.
Curated by Jussi Koitela, Skills of Economy Session – Beginning From the End is an event that seeks to understand resource depletion, death and the hybrid forms of culture, nature and technology as a foundation for new economic and social agencies as well as artistic work.
15.01.2016 – 12.02.2016
Rechnitz (Tuhon enkeli) (in English, “The Exterminating Angel”) is based on an exceptional contemporary play by Nobel Prize-winning writer Elfriede Jelinek. The play is an essayistic, exhausting account of the murder of some 200 Hungarian Jews in Rechnitz Castle in 1945.
13.11. – 9.12.2015
Vapauden kauhu (‘The Horror of Freedom’) – A performance about the end of imprisonment.
A joint production by the Finnish National Theatre’s Touring Stage and Kiasma Theatre, the performance explores the situations of people being released from prison, and why the process is so difficult in our society. Combining theatre, music and moving images, the performance includes both professional actors as well as people who have served time in prison.
06.11.2015 – 07.11.2015
Meeting reveals a fascination with the articulation of the body and mind in motion.
14.10.2015 – 18.10.2015
The annual /theatre.now event for contemporary theatre and performance is produced by Kiasma Theatre.
25.09.2015 – 09.10.2015
What do haloes tell about our physical and political being in the world?
30.07.2015 – 09.08.2015
The URB 15 festival is produced by Kiasma Theatre and it showcases Finnish and international young artists and practitioners, whose works and projects represent the most interesting urban art of today. The festival is a meeting place that offers the audience new and often surprising perspectives in the practice and worldview of the artists of the young generation.
13.05.2015 – 30.05.2015
The charming performer makes a dream come true: a one-man show in which he speaks everything that comes into his mind in the moment.
Simón Bergman brings together a multimedia happening inspired by the celebrity and creative power of the group that surrounded Andy Warhol in the 1960s.
25 MINUTES follows the neoliberal logic of exponentially growing value: more is more!
The /theatre.now –event is arranged this year at Kiasma’s empty gallery spaces.
Robert Bernat’s experimental remake from Pina Bausch’s dance classic.
06.06.2014 – 06.06.2014
A Night of Three Performances. Kimmo Modig, Jaakko Pallasvuo and Jenna Sutela will each produce a 30-minute performance.