Portfolio Tag: Performance

Tuumori

Beep with me. Tuumori is an instrument of connectivity that constantly emits sounds and beeps. In the performance textile sculpture wanders among the crowd offering an opportunity connect by slipping on a extrusion of the sculpture. Perhaps Tuumori is the next stage of evolution – a pink, soft and warm organ onto which social media […]

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

  Bodycount is essentially a giant costume made from bodies of second hand cuddly toys. The toys form a seemingly soft and appealing outer shell. In reality the suit is hot, rigid and weighs 45 kilos making it extremely unbearable to wear. When it is worn it has only one head: the one responsible for […]

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 […]