New Performance Turku Festival 2020: MOBILITIES

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New Performance Turku Festival 2020 is looking into questions around mobilities and movement in this historically exceptional period of time. The festival’s invited performance works around the theme MOBILITIES approach, re-think and unlearn questions on international mobility. The festival will … Continued

Ali Akbar Mehta (IN/FI)

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Ali Akbar Mehta (b.1983, Mumbai) is a Transmedia artist, curator, and researcher. Through a research-based practice, he creates immersive cyber archives that map narratives of history, memory, and identity constructs through a multifocal lens of violence, conflict, and trauma. Such … Continued

Annaliina Niitamo (FI)

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Annaliina Niitamo is conducting her doctoral research at the University of Helsinki, political sciences. She is researching current communication phenomena and the public’s participation in city planning. In her ongoing research she is looking into eastern Helsinki young adults and … Continued

Antonín Brinda (CZ/BE)

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Antonín Brinda, Czech artist based in Europe, works primarily in the fields of performance and urban art. Other favorite forms include walking, body, site-specific and long durational art. Antonín currently explores topics such as global traveling, urbanism or public transportation … Continued

Eero Yli-Vakkuri (FI)

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Eero Yli-Vakkuri (b.1981) is a recovering survivalist. In the past he made annoying street interventions which made people uncomfortable, presently he is advancing sustainable design through campaigns, workshops and artistic presentations.

Jan-Erik Andersson (FI)

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Jan-Erik Andersson is an artist whose works are dealing with primary biological, psychological and sociological energies of being human – loving, constructing, communicating, eating, dreaming, playing. Since 1980 he has presented installations, performances, public art works, interactive media works and … Continued

Jon Irigoyen (SP/FI)

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Jon Irigoyen (Bilbao, 1978) is an artist and researcher.  Irigoyen is currently developing his doctorate in artistic research at Aalto University under the supervision of Professor Kevin Tavin, Head of the Department of Art. The artist and choreographer Michael Klien, … Continued

Kink Gong (FR)

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Under the name KINK GONG you’ll find two activities: the first one is to record ethnic minority music mostly in south-east Asia, the second is to transform, collage, recompose the original recordings into experimental soundscapes. KINK GONG is a record … Continued

Leena Kela (FI)

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Leena Kela is a performance artist, artistic director of the New Performance Turku Festival, a director of the Saari Residence and doctoral candidate at the University of the Arts Helsinki. In her works and research she explores dialogue between corporeality … Continued

Marinka Limat (CH)

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Marinka Limat is a performance artist. At the centre of her work is the interpersonal. Her practice often moves at the limits of the performative realm: she walks long distances by foot in the name of art, she brings her … Continued

Nastja Säde Rönkkö (FI)

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Nastja Säde Rönkkö (b. 1985) has exhibited internationally in places such as Royal Academy of Arts, London, FACT, Foundation for Art and Technology, Liverpool, Sydney Opera House, Sydney and Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki. Recent solo exhibitions include 24/7 … Continued

Rabota (RU)

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Rabota was established in 2014 by artists Marika Krasina and Anton Kryvulia to combine their work into common artistic practice. From the very beginning of the joint work, artists focus on the topics of autonomy, global mobility, media phenomenology and … Continued

Sanna Leinonen (FI)

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As an artist, Sanna Leinonen is positioned in developing new forms of circus and contemporary circus. In her latest works, circus meets at least performance art and site-specific art, and the forms are strongly connected to current discourse on the … Continued

Thomas Lilley (FI)

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Thomas Lilley is an adjuctant professor and researcher in ecophysiology. He defended his thesis at the University of Turku in 2012 . After his doctoral thesis he’s researched reasons for White-nose syndrome fungal in North-American bats. Lilley is mainly interested … Continued

Toisissa tiloissa (FI)

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The Collection of imaginary beings Other Spaces is a Live Art collective founded in 2004, in Helsinki, Finland. The core of their work is based on collective body exercises that bring into contact with different unfamiliar forms of being and … Continued

Full festival programme 2019 announced!

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The full programme and works for the New Performance Turku Festival 2019 is now out! All artists can be found here and programme schedule here. Artists for New Performance Turku Festival 2019: Ali Al-Fatlawi & Wathiq Al-Ameri (IQ/CH) Antti Tolvi & Tero Niskanen … Continued

Looking for volunteers!

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We are looking for volunteers for the New Performance Turku Festival – 18th to 20th October 2019! The event is an international annual festival that brings together a wide variety of artists, experts and collaborators, providing fresh insights into performance … Continued

Ali Al-Fatlawi & Wathiq Al-Ameri

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  Ali Al-Fatlawi & Wathiq Al-Ameri Performance Saturday 19.10.2019 at 21:30 Aurinkobaletti, Manilla (Itäinen Rantakatu 64) The live art project and performances of Ali Al-Fatlawi and Wathiq Al-Ameri reflect and challenge the western attitude towards Iraq and Iraqi culture – … Continued

Antti Tolvi & Tero Niskanen

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  Antti Tolvi & Tero Niskanen: Honk Performance, in partitions Saturday 19.10.2019 14:30: Mannerheim park 15:00 Pedestrian street (Yliopistonkatu) 15:30 Library Bridge Three traffic situations are formed in the city: Mannerheimin puisto (Mannerheim park, Puutarhakatu 24, Turku) Escapades and tight curves … Continued

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