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…






Welcome to the world of the artist Francesca Woodman

Francesca Woodman (Denver, 1958) was a young talented artist who passed away only at the age of 22 in 1981. She never perceived she would become one of the most remarkable photographers of the 80es. It happened by chance when a family friend decided to exhibit her photos after the death in a gallery in…






Flow Festival 2017: Jenny Hval

Vampires. Love. Sex. Gender. Death. Blood.  These are some frequented themes in Jenny Hval‘s work. Formerly known as Rockettothesky, Jenny Hval has released numerous albums under her name. Her performance at Flow Festival 2017 was following her latest album Blood Bitch on Sacred Bones Records. Before her set, rain started pouring down outside. People trying…






The film club: “La Chinoise” by Jean Luc Godard (1967) Eng/Ita

The film club arranged the last meeting before summer on May 3rd. The movie discussed was deeply tough and wryly conceived: we talked about the masterpiece post recognised by Jean-Luc Godard entitled “La Chinoise”, 1967. THE FILM  The low-budget film, shot in the interlude of Godard’s apartment, is an adaptation by Fyodor Dostoyevsky‘s novel, The…






Body Notes

Body Notes Mimo Art Company STOA, 19-26.4.2017 How to put to words a theatrical experience that shakes you to the core? Is it even possible? MimoArt Company’s Body Notes is one of those experiences. Directed with ambitious creativity by Mimosa Lindahl, the performance mixes a variety of movement art forms, from clownery to butoh, and…