Drawing: Mervi Leivo

Pura Muuri!

A contemporary dance mentoring group, which has been part of Valokeilassa koillinen venture in 2020-2021, brings their work-in-progress performance Pura Muuri! (Tear Down The Wall!) to The Wall.
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Joni Kärkkäinen, Jukka Tarvainen: Muuri
Photo: Jussi Ulkuniemi

Z-Lab: Sanni Giordani & working group

Zodiak Laboratory is Zodiak's residency concept. Dancer and choreographer Sanni Giordani, together with her working group, will be working on their new work Mostly Mass during the residency.
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Zodiak Studio C4
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Photo: Iiri Potteri / Timo Vaittinen at Eino Ruutsalo’s Message to the Unknown sculpture

Patsastellaan: Parts (for Muuri)

Patsastellaan is an ongoing project by James Prevett where artists are invited to make a new public work (party) for a public sculpture in Helsinki.
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Joni Kärkkäinen, Jukka Tarvainen: Muuri
Photo: Uupi Tirronen

Jukka Tarvainen: Get Down from There – and Other Remarks

Get Down from There – and Other Remarks is a performance that approaches the visual art work The Wall in a physical way. The Wall, by visual artist Joni Kärkkäinen and dance artist Jukka Tarvainen, will be located by the Töölönlahti Bay and is part of the…
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The new restrictions regarding audience events from Aug 20th onwards do not affect the performances, due to the event location's openness.

The performance location is close to the Finlandia Hall, on a lawn next to the childerns' playground.

The Wall, Töölönlahti park
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Joni Kärkkäinen, Jukka Tarvainen: Muuri
Photos: Kannisto Väinö / Helsinki City Museum, Sinem Kayacan / Zodiak

Kira Riikonen, Tuukka Jukola: Cycle City

Cycle City is an art experience that unfolds over the course of a bike ride. The work, devised by choreographer Kira Riikonen and performing artist Tuukka Jukola, expands as it traverses the whole city, inviting you to experience, witness, and marvel at…
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The performance is experienced by riding a bicycle. The duration of the performance is approximately 2,5–3 hours.
The performance can take place during light rain.

The performance on Sunday, Aug 5, at 10:30 (the Body), will take place in collaboration with Helsinki City Bikes.

Starting point: Cabel Factory, seaside at Tammasaarenlaituri, door M1
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Photo: Jesse Hinkkuri

Flow Finland parkour tour: Parkour workshop and jam

Flow Finland (since 2005) is a traditional, national parkour tour of Finnish Parkour Organization. A free of charge and open for all parkour jam will be organized in each city of the tour.
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The Wall, Töölönlahti park
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Joni Kärkkäinen, Jukka Tarvainen: Muuri
Photo: Saara Taussi

Tiia Kasurinen: I'm not entirely here (cybersad)

I'm not entirely here (cybersad) is in love with sad girl aesthetics, classic art memes and grainy zoomed images. It is a perspective into a world that plays with gender stereotypes, sexuality and pink aesthetics as instruments for becoming whole.
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Photo: Jenni Pystynen

Mira Kautto, työryhmä: BS/BF

BS/BF is a fantasy forest and an alternate reality in the form of a dance performance. It is made of dancing, hypnotic music and the colour blue.
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Instructions on how to reach the Cable Factory can be found under How to Find Us.

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Picture: Jurmu, Nyberg, Broas

Broas & Nyberg: Designing the End

Designing the End is an imagination of the future. It is an attempt to accept and understand something greater than ourselves. The work is a montage born out of thoughts of the past, present and future.
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Photo: Tuukka Ervasti

Sonya Lindfors: camouflage

camouflage, by choreographer Sonya Lindfors and working group, examines the act of looking and the politics of the gaze.
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Stoa
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Photo: Venla Helenius

Kemppainen, Nieminen, Peura: and then they left

and then they left is a puddle and an ocean of lies, liquids and truths. It is a watery yet dry magic trick that wants to fall towards an uncategorised space and pleasure.
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See here how to find your way to Zodiak.

Zodiak Stage
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Photo: Uupi Tirronen

Sari Palmgren: Utopia (on empathy)

Utopia (on empathy) is a multidisciplinary performance where a better and more empathic future is created. The work combines dance, movement, singing, music, and discussions on future visions and the role of empathy in the vision work.
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There is a possibility to enjoy a dinner before the performances in Hotel Katajanokka’s Linnankellari restaurant. The dinner hours are 16:30 and 19:00 (Thu & Sat) and 13:30 and 16:30 (Sun). Dinner tickets from Tiketti.

Hotel Katajanokka, Kirkkosali
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Photo: Anna Autio

Mikko Niemistö, Sanna Blennow, Teo Lanerva, Olli Lautiola, Justus Kantakoski: Astral Projections

Astral Projections is a living installation and a durational performance that is situated somewhere in between dream and fiction.
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Valssaamo
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Z-Lab: Leila Kourkia

Zodiak Laboratory is Zodiak's residency concept. Dance artist Leila Kourkia will be working on her new process Harpyija (working title) during the residency.
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Zodiak Studio C4
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Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Ahti Kuningas Lommi Nenonen Rinne Salo Soidinsalo: Svett

Svett is a performance that emerges from motifs of pressure and release.
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Note! Seats bought with Zodiak's serial ticket are on sale in Tiketti.

Venue: Teater Viirus (Välimerenkatu 14, Helsinki)
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Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Mikko Niemistö: Odd Meters

Odd Meters by choreographer/performer Mikko Niemistö is a frenzied dance that bounces between rhythms in an attempt to reconstruct itself from fragments of dreams, time and the body. It works with rhythms found in the moment that overlap, argue and shake…
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The performance includes loud noices.

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Photo: Jenni Pystynen

Janina Rajakangas: Meadow

Meadow foregrounds the first man holding power in our lives, our fathers.
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Photo: Rafael Mentges

Z-lab: Lindon Shimizu & Dasha Lavrennikov

Z-lab is Zodiak’s residency concept. Lindon Shimizu and Dasha Lavrennikov will work with their new project Project M while in residence in autumn 2021.
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Zodiak Studio C4
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