Events

21.11.2017

Petri Kekoni’s solo Erratic Block premieres in October 2018

The solo work Erratic Block (Möhkäle) by choreographer Petri Kekoni addresses the smallness of a human being in front of nature. On stage, along side Kekoni’s physical form, we will see a kinetic sculpture by sculptors Pekka and Teija Isorättyä created exclusively for the dance piece.

Choreographer Kekoni returns to solo work after working with group pieces for over 10 years. His last solo work was Kävelen hitaasti tuulessa from the year 2004.
 
I hope to bring on stage the reduced and unfiltered movement that I have been developing over the last 20 years. When contemplating the Erratic Block (Möhkäle) I asked myself, which movement material can I still accept. I wish to clarify the inner motifs of my movement language and the best way to achieve this is through a solo work of my own.
– choreographer Kekoni
 
Sculptors Pekka and Teija Isorättyä work together, in a shared process of creating. They work with various media, most notably with kinetic sculptures and electromechanical sculptures. Isorättyäs are candidates for Ars Fennica 2017 Award and their work Nature Morte is shown in the Ars Fennica 2017 exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki.
 
Premiere 4th October 2018 at Cirko Maneesi stage in Suvilahti, Helsinki.
Performance period till 13th October 2018
 
Ensemble:

Choreography, concept & dance:
Petri Kekoni

Sculptors:
Pekka ja Teija Isorättyä

Sound and light design:
Mikko Hynninen

Costume design:
Joanna Weckman

Producer:
Maria Junno