22.04.-04.05.2016 & 20.01.-22.01.2017
The performance examines human action from the perspective of a higher extraterrestrial intelligence, while also regarding ourselves as space aliens. We will gather to imagine and experiment on what art might be when human evolution has progressed to the point where art as we know it has ceased to be necessary.
17.11.2016 – 10.12.2016 & 11.01. 2017 & 13.01.2017
It is all about failure. No one who has achieved illumination has even been able to share their experience. No words ever truly hit their mark. The only truth is in being wrong and misunderstood. Fail is a confession and a tribute to failure.
FAIL is Dadu’s independent second part to her previous performance My Palestine.
03.08.2016 – 12.08.2016
The URB 16 program is a multi-artistic and thematically rich set of dance, theatre, visual arts, cinema and other forms of artistic expression that are more difficult to categorize. The mission of the festival is to bring out and support artists of the younger generation, create local and international collaboration as well as to develop dialogue with mainly young audience.
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.