Macbeth, Again! / Макбет, снова!

Макбет, снова! Real Contact Project 20-22.4.2017 В огненно-яростной постановке Акиры Хино целые пласты культурных традиций и творческих стилей расплавляются и спаиваются в новой форме: шекспировская пьеса, японские барабаны тайко, движения контемпорари танца, финская сценическая речь, девушка в инвалидной коляске; смесь четырёх языков на одной сцене: английского, финского, японского и языка движения, – сочетание получилось вулканическое,…






Missing Amelia Earhart

Oh My Puppets! – mini festival Circo – Center for New Circus 23-25.3.2017 Puppets and aviation. How can it be connected? Amelia Earhart was the first human to cross the Pacific Ocean by air. Alone. And Merja Pöyhönen alone made a puppet performance about Amelia. In fact, nothing is done alone: you have a team,…






Nelly Ben Hayuon @ Vuoden Huiput Festival

Nelly Ben Hayuon: Designing the Impossible On the 7th of March Finnish and foreign forerunners from various creative practices gathered at Clarion Hotel for the first Vuoden Huiput Festival. At the festival one could take a peek at the favourites of Vuoden Huiput Competition — an annual contest featuring the best Finnish communication design. Besides…






Mad House Helsinki: from the light

Mad House Helsinki, Season 4 “From in the light” by Gertjan Franciscus 17-18.2.2017 ”From in the light” is a short performance by a Dutch artist Gertjan Franciscus. It is based on a dream from 7 years ago. In the dream he is about to perform in front of the audience of angels. Based on that…






Is there art in Arctica?/ Есть ли искусство в Арктике?

ArtArctica is a young festival with a great passion for the Arctic. “What does the Arctic mean to the people living in it?” — creatives from different countries and backgrounds tried to answer this question. Exhibitions, talks and performances took place in Helsinki on 9-11th of February. Towards the opening. A trail of candles marked…






Кинофестиваль DocPoint

DocPoint Festival, 23-29.1.2017, Helsinki It is possible to get to know something about a new culture or subculture during one week if to put up an aim to do so and find an efficient way to approach. Nevertheless, one week will probably turn up to be too short time for building up trustful relationships and…