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Tue 10. - Tue 24.11.2020  /  Zodiak - Uuden tanssin keskus, Zodiak Stage, V-ovi, Kaapelitehdas  /  Helsinki

Sonja Jokiniemi: ÖH

Sonja Jokiniemi: ÖH Tickets

23.11. and 24.11. events are cancelled.

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Sonja Jokiniemi
ÖH

In her new group performance ÖH Sonja Jokiniemi creates a multisensorial textile environment using handmade rugs as well as knotting and sewing techniques, in order to bind together a sensorial logic as a choreographic proposition. Here colours narrate and textures dialogue.

In ÖH , sensuality, hybrids and the uncanny create an artistic world of discovery, divergence and liberation from binaries. Jokiniemi searches between human and non-human beings for a space where the naive, intimate, surreal and unknown touch each other, a space for beauty that stands alone alongside mainstream aesthetics, while gearing towards a powerful metaphor for resistance and escape from categorization and limiting forms.

A catalogue of drawn images think the subconscious of the work, where drawings sculpt the performers’ embodiment and weave into textile. This is a long duration haptic performance that invites the audience to non-linear logic of weaving meaning and contact.


Sonja Jokiniemi is a choreographer, performer and visual artist. Her works deal with creation of alternative and multitextural languages, narrations and logics. She combines textile, drawing and live performance in her works that reach towards a mesh of human and non-human relationships, thinking images and speaking textures. Tactility and hapticity are important aspects in proposing ways of knowledge production.

http://sonjajokiniemi.com/

 

Choreography and visual works: Sonja Jokiniemi
Performance: Leila Kourkia, Marlon Moilanen, Herman Nyby, Maria Saivosalmi-Katinas, Tuuli Vahtola
Space and light design: Heikki Paasonen
Sound design: Gil Schneider
Producer: Riikka Thitz
Assistant (textiles): Aino Ojala

Co-production: Zodiak (Helsinki, FI), Moving in November festival (Helsinki, FI), STUK – A House for Dance, Image and Sound (Leuven, BE) in the framework of the Life Long Burning – Towards a sustainable Eco-System for Contemporary Dance in Europe project (2018-2022) supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

Residencies: Arts Centre BUDA (BE)
International distribution: Something Great (Berlin)
Supported by: Arts Promotion Centre Finland, The Finnish Cultural Foundation, TelepART Mobility Support

Photos: Sonja Jokiniemi

www.zodiak.fi


Unnumbered seats.
If you are attending with a wheelchair, please contact Zodiak in advance (p. +358 41 3198 722 mon-fri at 13-16 / zodiak@zodiak.fi).

Rating: 13+

Duration of the performance is approximately 2 hours.

Ticket sales at the door opens 1 hour before the performances.

 

PREMIERE

Tue 10.11. at 19 (premiere)
Wed 11.11. at 19
Fri 13.11. at 20
Sat 14.11. at 15

Tue 17.11. at 19*
Wed 18.11. at 19
Fri 20.11. at 19
Sat 21.11. at 19
Mon 23.11. at 19
Tue 24.11. at 19

*Post-performance discussion on Tue, Nov 17.

Performances on Nov 10–14 are a part of the Moving in November Festival. Zodiak’s serial ticket is not valid for these four performances.