Two artists imagine six possible directions for life. Coloured by ideologies and lifestyles, those directions fluctuate across wondering and repetition, coincidence and choice, fiction and real.
Life as we know it emerges from continuous change, possible futures and the surprises of life. The ability to create new also requires an ability to grow and renew through life. How to recognise change, let alone affect it?Show more
Maija Hirvanen and Juha Valkeapää are internationally established performance makers. Life as we know it – their first collaborative work – is made of recycled narratives, physical situations, humour and friction.
Performance is a part of Baltic Circle festival.
Text, performance and overall responsibility for the realization Maija Hirvanen ja Juha Valkeapää
Physical and performance dramaturgy Maija Hirvanen, in discussion with the whole working group
Lighting design Jenni Pystynen
Sound design Ville Kabrell
Artistic discussion partner Barbara van Lindt
Dramaturgical discussion Partner Aune Kallinen
Photo Aki-Pekka Sinikoski
Co-production Tampereen Työväen Teatteri, Baltic Circle festival, Maija Hirvanen, Juha Valkeapään Ääni
The performande is part of TINFO – Theatre Info Finland / international program MOTI, funded by Finnish Cultural Foundation
Supported by Koneen Säätiö, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
Residencies Santarcangelo Festival / Italy, BUDA / Kortrijk, Homo Novus Festival / Riga, De Platoo / Bryssel, Teater Viirus / Helsinki, Tampereen Työväen Teatteri
Louhi Hall, Espoo Cultural Centre
90 min, no intermission
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