Review / Arvostelu: Nobel Savage by Sonya Lindfors

The piece addresses racism, cultural appropriation, colonialism, stereotypes to name a few. It creates a space for Afro-Finnish performers to be at the centre of the story, to create their characters identities as something else as the Other at the fringes of the stage. Nobel Savage matters. It brings the cultural and sociological power structures…






Ken Mai: Requiem of Flowers

Ken Mai‘s butoh performance, Requiem of Flower, conveys the blooming and the death of a flower. Through movement changing from heart achingly beautiful to uncomfortably grotesque Ken Mai takes us on a journey through creation and destruction full of nature’s elements and laws of the universe. Already an intimate space of Höyhentämö is made even…






The Master and Margarita/ Мастер и Маргарита

A mystical Bulgakov’s novel staged at Finnish National Theatre “The mist that came from the Mediterranean sea blotted out the city that Pilates o detested. The suspension bridges connecting the temple with the grim fortress of Antonia vanished, the murk descended from the sky and drowned the winged gods above the hippodrome, the crenelated Hasmonaean…