Festival Week II

Second Festival Week 17.11.-19.11.2021

(15.11. postponed to 31.1.2022)
(16.11. canceled)

CANCELED Wed 17.11. at 10-12.00 Score workshop by Samee Haapa, Leipätehdas 5. floor studio LEI2,

The workshop explores possibilities of preventing movement as a starting point for movement material. It investigates strong contrasts that arise from tying together seemingly opposite techniques of free movement familiar from contemporary dance and the blocking of movement in shibari. The aim of the workshop is not to teach shibari technique beyond a few basic starting points, but to tie together contemporary dance and shibari from the point of view of performing arts. The workshop is purely movement-based workshop and it doesn't include nudity or other elements sometimes associated with shibari. The workshop uses contact improvisation as one technical base so it includes some amount of touch in partner work. You can come to the workshop like to any contemporary dance class and you don't have to have your own ropes. If you want to bring your own ropes, that's also allowed.

Samee Haapa is an artistic director, researcher, director, performer and a dj. They have a degree in dance, acting and anthropology. Haapa is finalizing their artistic doctorate on

(18.11. canceled)

CANCELED Fri 19.11. at 10-12.00 Score workshop by f-ART-House, Leipätehdas 5. floor studio LEI2

Performer Iiris Laakso will present F-ART House group's approach to score-based working in BODYCTRL performance. BODYCTRL is a contemporary dance performance striving to release the body from the assumptions and imageries by which it is limited. Through BODYCTRL, the f-ART House group challenges the viewer to question and recognise the imageries through which a female assumed body is viewed in our society. The flesh alters and changes its recognisable form - melts into one shared experience and unfolds again. Flesh moves, performs and rests, loses its form and meaning, and reverts back into the human body.

Here is the link to BODYCTRL https://farthouse.fi/tyot/bodyctrl-2019/.