Teo Ala-Ruona: Enter Exude

Performance for three people and one Chevrolet Camaro car. The performance is part of Tom of Finland ja Dreamy exhibition programme.

  • 24.5.2023 at 19–20.30
  • 26.5.2023 at 19–20.30
  • 27.5.2023 at 15–16.30
  • 28.5.2023 at 15–16.30
  • 30.5.2023 at 19–20.30
in English
1st floor, Kiasma Theatre
Tickets: 25 € / 15 €
Includes admission to the exhibitions on the day of the performance.

A smoking car.

Photo: Teo Paaer

About

ENTER

/ˈɛntə/

  1. to come or go into a place…

EXUDE

/ɪɡˈzjuːd,ɛɡˈzjuːd/

  1. to discharge slowly and steadily…

Enter Exude is a show for three persons and a Chevrolet Camaro. The gestural language and text of the piece emerge from technosexual desire whose objects are the car and techno-assisted trans-corporeality.

The performance uses unfulfilled desire, breathing and intoxication in a quest for palpability. Our bodies construct fictions, our mouths suck and ooze, our lungs filter gases.

The car is the birthplace of technosexuality and techno-corporeality, its effects arousing, lethal, invisibly floating in the air, entering the lungs and bloodstream and exuding out. We want to suck and breathe the car. Our bodies are transformed by the air filled with technologically produced particulates.

Insatiability in the body turns into an intoxicated and craving desire, a tangled lust.

Working group

Summoning and concept: Teo Ala-Ruona
Performers: Raoni Muzho Saleh, Charlie Laban Trier ja Teo Ala-Ruona
Dramaturg: Even Minn
Set and costume design: Teo Paaer
Sound design: Kaino Wennerstrand
Sound assistant: Miša Skalskis
Lighting design: Heikki Paasonen
Producer: Sanna Ritvanen
Pre-production: Jonni Korhonen
Artistic dialogue: Remi Vesala
Promotional photo: Teo Paaer
Production Kiasma-teatteri, Benelux Institute of Finland, Viernulvier, Warehouse9
Supported by: Niilo Helander Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre, Wihuri Foundation, Oskar Öflund Foundation, Suomen Kulttuurirahasto, Finnish Cultural Institute of Denmark
Residencies: FABRIKKEN, Zodiak-laboratory, BUDA

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