Performance archive 2016 Sari Palmgren: Licking Things
- A poetic study of the necessity of death
Do not lick
Frozen handrails in the winter
Footsteps of the person walking ahead of you
Things fallen on floor
Before you are sure
Licking Things is a meeting of live music and the primitive motion clinging to life at all costs. The performance looks for fulfilment through music and motion, and examines the empty moments that make fulfilment so full. When something reaches that fullness it disintegrates in its perfection, vanishes – and becomes empty again.
The music is composed by Mikko Perkola and Tuomas Norvio, who also appear on stage with Katri Soini and Sari Palmgren.Their music is inspired by old vocal music and Perkola's instrument, the viola da gamba, and taken to new spheres by Norvio's electronics. Primitive movement and growling: the weight of the dancers' bodies fill the space where incompleteness maintains a lust for life.
In the performance on Sun, November 13, there is a possibility to do croquis drawings. Book a ticket and bring your own papers and pens to the performance. We will look at the pictures created together after the performance.