La Musique Secret: Leonardo Da Vinci at the Louvre Museum
La Musique secret: Leonardo Da Vinci is a performance by the internationally well established musical ensamble Doulce Mémoire. For this performance images, colors and video were projected by the artist Ikse Maitre on to the musicians using hi-technology image tracing. The costume needed to reflect the musical concept but also serve as a surface for the projections.
Anybody’s Architecture: Somebody
Costume, Makeup and photography: Sami Korhonen.
A photographic study of a Japanese dancer and choreographer Kazuo Ohno. The series includes 10 digital photographs, printed on Canson bamboo paper. The work was done in a collaboration with an Italo-Argentinian performance artist Maria A. Listur, who herself has studied at the Kazuo Ohno Danse Studio in Tokyo, Japan.
Ohnomatopoetic was a performance that used the techniques of a Japanese choreographer and dancer Kazuo Ohno as bases for interpreting the identity of a mother who has lost a child. During the performance the dancer is painting the floor with her body, using the costume as her ‘brush’. The pattern and the cut of the costume draws from the traditional Japanese costumes, but was made with strong consideration of movement and the needs of the performer. The work was done in a collaboration with an Italo-Argentinian performance artist Maria A. Listur, who herself has studied at the Kazuo Ohno Danse Studio in Tokyo, Japan.
Series of 10 mixed media works deciphers the identity of a city that was devastated by a terrorist act. ‘Fluctuat nec mergitur’ ‘She is beaten by the waves, but does not sink’ . This phrase describes the heroin of this work, but it is often used to describe also the city of Paris. A Paris based Finnish writer Kira Poutanen aptly called the main character of this piece Marianne, who is often considered the personification of the French people.
Costume for Ballade de la Soupe Populaire
Costumes for this play were intended to underline the absurdity of life and make it seem almost as if it was a play within a play. This piece shows the people living in extreme poverty standing in line to get the food that is offered as charity.
‘Libery’ was my personal response to the mass shooting in a gay club in Orlando.
Who Is Man
Who are we? What are these multiple roles that are given to us? What is my role in this world and who am I supposed to be? This work is criticism to the pressure the society puts on us.
Mitä Sattuu – Eeppi Ursin
Performance collection for Prima Ballerina Minna Tervamäki