The 1m3 of Human Experiment

The 1m3 of Human Experiment is a vivid, claustrophobic, and possibly an occasionally nauseating artwork that examines the problematic separation of mind and body and questions the trustworthiness of our senses.

  • 13.10.2020 at 19–19.30
  • 14.10.2020 at 19–19.30
Kiasma Theatre
Tickets: paid

Charles Quevillon and Maija Tammi: 1m3 of human experiment, practice photo.

Duration approximately 20min.

In the work, a human confined in a square box tries to make sense of his world. A cable coming out of his mouth connects him to a simulation surrounding him.

The work combines performance, audio, and video art. It is a collaboration between Canadian composer and performer Charles Quevillon and Finnish visual artist Maija Tammi.


Maija Tammi (b. 1985) is a Finnish artist and Doctor of Arts, whose photographs, videos, and installations examine the borders of disgust and fascination, science and art. Tammi’s work has been exhibited in Paris, Berlin, Rome, London, New York, Melbourne, and Tokyo, and she has four published books. Tammi currently holds the honorary title Artist Professor and a grant for 2020–2024.

Charles Quevillon (b. 1989) is a Canadian composer/performer. He has a master’s in composition from the Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal. He has worked for nine years with choreographer Tedd Robinson on 23 projects which were presented across Canada. In 2018, they co-authored an hour-long opera presented in Ottawa. Quevillon is a doctorate student at the Sibelius Academy in the Music Technology department.

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