Events

Together in the Universe of Sound / Triple bill: NAF, Magnús Logi Kristinsson, Liisa Pentti & Annika Tudeer

Triple bill:
NAF: NORM IS F!CTION # 5/3 – Together in the universe of sound
Magnús Logi Kristinsson: Rubber Band Performance
Liisa Pentti & Annika Tudeer: Liisa Pentti +Co and Oblivia 21 years

Sat 30.10.2021 at 16:00
Maunula House, Metsäpurosali
Metsäpurontie 4, Helsinki
Maunula House accessibility info

Tickets 15/10 eur, included also in the Together in the Universe of Sound festival pass (30/20 eur)
Duration ca. 2 h, with intermission

LIISA PENTTI & ANNIKA TUDEER: Liisa Pentti + Co and Oblivia 21 years

Liisa Pentti and Annika Tudeer will be dancing and talking through the last 21 years, based on the story of the companies that they founded 21 years ago.

Liisa Pentti is a choreographer and the artistic director of the company Liisa Pentti +Co since 2000. She has been working on the field of dance in many different roles and positions and has a long teaching carrier. In her work she is currently is concerned with the psycho-energetic dimensions and the relationships of bodies and other entities in visible and non- visible spaces and in dreams. The work done by Liisa Pentti +Co includes also seminars, events and workshops related to the content of the dance art and the role of the art in the society. Liisa Pentti one of the core creators of Zodiak- Center for the New Dance and the Sidestep-festival in Helsinki.

Annika Tudeer is a performer, an artistic director and a founding member of Oblivia. She graduated from Helsinki University with a MA in literature after working as a dancer and choreographer in the 1990’s in a.o. Zodiak. She worked as a dance critic writing on new trends in dance and performing arts nationally and internationally until 2004.  Annika Tudeer is also a founding member and initiator of the platform and studio spaces Performance Center (2008) and of Mad House Helsinki (2013), platform and venue for performance and live art in Helsinki.

Illustration: Jenni Salminen

NAF: NORM IS F!CTION # 5/3

A performative concert with 392

392 is an electronic instrument invented by NAF that is 6 meters long and with 392 black keys. It is a keyboard, a sculpture, an archive of sounds that have been collected and developed through the years, and it is a node. It is a technology for collectively becoming visible and audible.

NAF are Nana Hülsewig and Fender Schrade from Stuttgart. Since 2013 they have been working consistently on an aesthetic of transgression in the areas of pop music, theater and the visual arts. The duo has received numerous awards for their performances onstage and in public spaces. In NORM IST F! KTION # 5/3 – Together in the universe of sound, they work together with the soprano Hannah Mae Mehler from Zurich and the composer and performer Neo Huelcker from Berlin.

Neo Hülcker, Nana Hülsewig, Hannah Mae Mehler, Fender Schrade – Performance + 392 Fender Schrade – Musical Concept
Nana Hülsewig – Equipment
Hanno Schupp – Lighting Design
Produktion NAF e.V.

Magnús Logi Kristinsson: Rubber Band Performance

Rubber bands dropping, endlessly sounding, while thinking, wondering about everything and nothing, mesmerised.

Born in 1975 in Iceland, Magnus Logi Kristinsson has been creating solo performances since 1999, when he moved to Amsterdam to study at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, where he focused on performative practice and receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2003.

Language and the body become structural and sculptural forms in Kristinsson’s performance-based practice. Through a systematic manner of speaking, his diverse listings become a mix of concrete poetry and music, while his physical presence is put to the test as it borders on the inanimate.

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The triple bill is part of Together in the Universe of Sound Festival which takes place at Maunula House on two weekends in October: Oct 15-16 and 29-30. With a festival pass you gain access to all the festival performances. The event is produced by Oblivia and Liisa Pentti +Co in collaboration with Maunula House.

The festival is supported by Goethe-Institut Finnland, City if Helsinki, Konstsamfundet, Stiftelsen Tre Smeder, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre and DANCE ON TOUR AUSTRIA – a project by Tanzquartier Wien in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs.

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We follow the instructions of health authorities at our events. We recommend using a face mask, please do not attend the event if you have any respiratory symptoms.

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