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Other Spaces is a Live Art collective whose work is based on collective corporeal exercises
that allow visiting nonhuman forms of experience and being.
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ENLIGHTENMENT MACHINE – 12 EXERCISES: DEMONSTRATION AND A WORKSHOP COMING UP IN MAY
Other Spaces Collective is preparing a new production titled ENLIGHTENMENT MACHINE – 12 EXERCISES, which approaches the most heightened modes of human experience.
At this stage, the process will lead up to a work-in-progress demonstration
and a workshop, which will take place at Merimelojien maja (“the Clubhouse of the kayakers”) in Helsinki at the beginning of May.
Both events are free of charge.
The demonstrations will take place
on Friday 5 May, from 17–19, and on Saturday 6 May, from 14–16. The public workshop, where people are invited to try out the techniques
and exercises of the demonstrations, will be arranged on Sunday from 13–16.
Participation requires enrolment.
One can enroll themselves either at the occasion of the demonstration or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For further inquiries, please contact
Picture: Paula Tella
THE RHIZOME PROJECT AT SHARED SPACE EXHIBITION IN THE HELSINKI CITY ART MUSEUM
The Rhizome -project is part of the Helsinki City Art Museum’s Shared Space exhibition in 3.3.–13.8.2023. Read more.
In 2023 the Rhizome-project will come to it’s end. The last bodily work shops with primary school students will be organized and a video documentation of the 3-year lasting collaboration is being prepared.
The project is done in collaboration with HAM Helsinki Art Museum and the Tehtaankatu elementary school.
Picture: Petri Siikanen
TRIPIT! – THE OTHER SPACES EXERCISE MATINEE IN SUVILAHTI ON SUNDAY 5.3.
The first TRIPIT! in 2023 was organized as matinee at Performance Arts Centre in Helsinki.
TRIPIT! -festival is organized twice a year. At the Festival Other Spaces group performs its exercises together with the public. Over the years it has developed more than two hundred easy and enjoyable exercises, that free the participant, at least momentarily, from the person’s character and identity.
Read more on TRIPIT!
Kuva / picture: Paula Tella
THE ANGLE OF WATER 104.45˚ VISITED FRANCE IN JANUARY
THE ANGLE OF WATER 104.45° video series were presented at the International Documentary Festival FIPADOC in Biarritz, France on 20.-28. of January 2023.
All the episodes are available at Vimeo.
Kuva / picture: Jenni Kokkomäki
VISITING OTHER SPACES -COURSE AT THE THEATRE ACADEMY
Other Spaces organized a course called Visiting Other Spaces at Helsinki Uniarts Theatre Academy on 21.-25.11.2022.
During the course the participants got familiar with Other Spaces practices. They participated on Raindeer safari and Disconnected Space -performances. Also participants were able to invent new bodily excercises and share the excercises with each other.
Kuva / picture: Eija Ranta
OTHER SPACES WORKSHOP AT COEVOLVERS-PROJECT KICK OFF
On the experiences of worms and fungal mycelium -workshop visited Turku on December 8, 2022, at the kickoff of the international social science researchers’ COEVOLVERS project.
In the COEVOLVERS project, the goal is to contribute to the social change that is required to deal with biodiversity loss and climate change.
Picture: Mikko Tuononen
DISCONNECTED SPACE WAS LOOKING FOR NEW COMMON SPACES
Other Spaces organized the Disconnected Space exercise in Itä-Pasila, Helsinki on 6.11.2022.
The linguistic structure of urban space is explored in a play-like performance based on walking around and collective writing. In the Disconnected space exercise, an alternative space is created in the urban space with the help of the sign system used by the hobos.
Read more about the show on the Disconnected Space production page!
Picture: Jaakko Ruuska
WOLF SAFARI VISITED FIERCE FESTIVAL
On October 12-14, 2022, Wolf Safari visited Birmingham’s Fierce festival.
Having premiered in 2014, Wolf Safari has been performed several times in Finland, but also in Germany, Italy, Russia, Denmark, and Great Britain.
Picture: Paula Tella
COLLECTION OF IMAGINARY BEINGS GOT A SWEDISH VERSION
It premiered on 11.6.2022 at the Hangö Teaterträff festival.
Two performances were executed at the Hanko City Library on the 11 and 12 of June.
Picture: Jaakko Ruuska