Portfolio Tag: Performance

Ihmisruukku

photos: Sara Peltonen and Anniina Holappa

Poroosi

      Poroosi is a one-man spoken word act, the alter-ego of Harri Piispanen. Poroosi makes audio-visual poetry slam, wordplay accompanied by metal-growls. Lihajuuri video, 16:9, stereo, 2:55 min Methyldibromo Glutaronitrile Mies video, 16:9, stereo, 2:43min Metallic Politics is  based on a speech of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä on the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE […]

Blown Pieces

What’s for dinner? Molten glass, knives, forks with a dash of insanity. Blown Pieces was performed by the Glass Village People Collective in the glass blowing studio of Lasikomppania at Nuutajärvi. Blown Pieces (2018) Mitäs Mitäs Mitäs-festival, Nuutajärvi duration approx. 15min Glass Village People: Alma Jantunen, Sanni Lappalainen, Mikko Malkki, Jonas Paajanen, Harri Piispanen, Johannes Rantasalo, […]

Bodycount

photos: Mika Vehkala, Aleksi Jaakkola, Sami Mutka, Andy Best video: Aleksi Jaakkola Perfromed (2014, 2016, 2018, 2019) various locations: Provinssi festival, Vantaa Art Museum Artsi, Entresse shopping center, Cable Factory, Objekti exhibition, Lume centre Bodycount is essentially a giant costume made from bodies of second hand cuddly toys. The toys form a seemingly soft and appealing […]

It’s a Job

It’s a Job is a performance where I spend a working day inside a self-made coffin. During the performance people are invited to sit next to the coffin and talk with the me if they want to. It’s a Job is literally a job. It is an attempt to learn Ars Moriendi, “the Art of […]

Identity Wanted

  Identity Wanted is an event that combines features of games, flashmob and performance into a participatory art work located in the heart of the city. In the game performance the participators engage in a hunt for their own images. Before the actual game each player is photographed in order to make a mask. Next the masks are changed so […]