Alte Oper Frankfurt / © Achim Reissner

Other Spaces is a Live Art collective whose work is based on collective corporeal exercises that allow visiting nonhuman forms of experience and being.


Collection of Imaginary Beings German premiere takes place on 9.-10. of October 2021 at Kampnagel, Hamburg.

Read more about German premiere in Kampnagel-websites.

Kuva / picture: Jenni Kokkomäki

Minja Mertanen and Esa Kirkkopelto from Other Spaces will give a workshop together with the Brussels-based artist Kate McIntosh during Wiener Festwochen on 5.-7. of September.

More about the workshop at Wiener Festwochen’s websites.

Also more info about the visit in TINFO’s websites.

Kuva / picture: Laura Jantunen

Next TRIPIT! -Other Spaces Exercise Festival will be organized in Autumn. The date will be published later.

Read more about our annually twice organized Festival

Kuva / photo: Paula Tella

The Percent for Art project Rhizome continues in collaboration with HAM Helsinki Art Museum and the Tehtaankatu primary school!

Read Dance Info Finland’s article on the Rhizome project.

Kuva / picture: Petri Siikanen

In the Collection of imaginary beings video piece (in Finnish) we explain how to do the “Find your own creature” excercise at home or in some other place you like! It is part of the Poikkeus-Tila-Taide series at TEHDAS Teatteri.

Humanoid Hypothesis -workshop is visiting Jyväskylä Art Museum on 18.-19. of September.

The workshop opens up new ways experiencing the art exhibition.

Kuva / picture: Kansallisgalleria / Pirje Mykkänen

will have more performances in Autumn. The dates will be published later in Autumn. The first performance-exercise happened in June at Hietsun Paviljonki.

DISCONNECTED SPACE is a research event in the form of a playful, participatory performance, that studies the possibility for intercorporality in the pandemic situation. The research event takes place in an urban space in English. 

Read more about Disconnected space.

Kuva / picture: Jaakko Ruuska

New performance Elisenvaara-Parikkala -reconnections is on the way on 2022-2024. Stay tuned.

Kuva / photo : Jaakko Ruuska

Puiden jälkiä (Traces of Trees), an eulogy for the trees cut down on Tokoinranta in 2017, written by Eeva Kemppi on the pages.

Below, Anna Keränen from Radio Suomi interviews Other Spaces member Minja Mertanen who tells about Other Spaces and the 17th May 2020 TRIPIT! (In Finnish)

Kati Korosuo visited IPAY-conference, Philadelphia in January 2020 to represent Great Barrier reef -performance. Read Kati’s thoughts about the visit in Dancesinfo’s websites.!

Kuva / photo: Jeremy Bengts

Riikka Niemelä’s  doctoral dissertation Performative Traces. Artwork and Record in Performance-based Media Art, can be read at the University of Turku. One of the performances examined by Riikka in her research is Wolf Safari by the Other Spaces collective!

The dissertation can be read online.

Listen to the radio documentary by Hanna-Mari Kuivalainen, Ylimääräinen pää (Additional head) about the Humanoid Hypothesis on Yle Areena! Duration 30 minutes.

The Art of Metamorphosis − Other Spaces, an article on Other Spaces, by Jaakko Ruuska, on pages 43 – 45 of the TINFO News magazine!