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Choreographer, poems: Elina Pirinen
Dancers: Karolina Ginman, Suvi Kemppainen, Leena Nordberg, Elina Pirinen, Aino Voutilainen
Lighting and spatial design: Mateus Manninen
Sound design: Ville Kabrell
Music: Ville Kabrell, Elina Pirinen, Viktor Suslin
Dramaturge, costumes, poems: Heidi Väätänen
Production: Zodiak – Center for New Dance, MDT Stockholm, Moving in November, Elina Pirinen
Residencies: O Espaço do Tempo (Montemor-o-Novo), ZIL Culture Center (Moscow), Hellerau (Dresden)
World premiere: 29.08.2018, MDT Stockholm
Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

The performance takes place in the frame of the project [DNA] Departures and Arrivals which is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the EU.

Pre-talk on 14.11. at 18:15–18:45
Post-performance discussion on 15.11.

Tickets: 27,50/20,50/16,50 €
Performances on Nov 7–11 are a part of Moving in November Festival.
Zodiak’s season ticket is not valid for these three performances.


Wed 7.11. 20:00 Premiere
Fri 9.11. 20:00
Sat 10.11. 15:00
Wed 14.11. 19:00
Thu 15.11. 19:00
Sat 17.11. 19:00
Sun 18.11. 15:00
Tue 20.11. 19:00
Wed 21.11. 19:00
Thu 22.11. 19:00

Elina Pirinen: Brume de Mer

”The forest falls in their ears and their mouths drown into colors.
They go to the wet mountains, kind gods, evil flowers.”

Brume de Mer is a physical and vocal sonata painted by Elina Pirinen and her workgroup. It consists of the sheer volume produced by the combined abstraction of psycho-neurologically rich and emotional ring dance, a lyrical field sung in a peculiar manner, scents, intoxicating visions of duration and organ music that accumulates in the soul.

Brume de Mer fumbles for, deforms and reforms new expressions for desire, obsession, mutism, killing and intuition. The sonant stage consist of a tremendous organ composition, made by the working group, and of Sonata no. 2 for Organ by Russian composer Viktor Suslin, which is featured within the new composition.

The performance is a self-standing instalment of Pirinen's series of works based on Russian compositions. For the artists of the workgroup, Brume de Mer is a delightful and novel comeback.