For our October Obsessions Diary I wanted to present a few photos taken in August 2021 in Eskus, Helsinki and excerpts from texts written in April, 2021. Both the photos and texts have been born when working with the… Read more
The obsessive goat singing on the mountain
---- Table theater on Koloman Moser´s painting (see above)
"I am a goat.
I live alone
I know there is a bear and a lynx living in the area.
We sometimes see each other from afar and we communicate by yodeling.
I have quite a big voice and i see very well.
I am good at climbing but i am afraid of hights.
My dream is to climb to the top of my home mountain so that i can see what there is on the other side of it.
I have planned the route very carefully but every time when i reach a certain point i have to come down again.
Sometimes i see the 3 singing shepherds and the 6 jolly hunters playing their instruments and it is nice but we do not really communicate."
Mountain song from Alice, edited by Yiran for brass instruments (excerpt)
It has been an exceptionally hot, beautiful and dry summer. Long days of doing nothing in particular at the summer cottage, surrounded by nature and the life on a farm where we are staying. The work is staying in… Read more
Having just finished our latest Obsessions rehearsal period mid-May, I wanted to dedicate this blog entry for time. Time – abundance and lack of it!
However, in performance making, it is not only time but also, and more so,… Read more
Different ways of writing. Loads of writing. Writing as part of making sense of the growing understanding of what we are dealing with. Here are some examples. The famous lists on the wall in the material gathering phase, but… Read more
From our first online rehearsal period in the beginning of December 2020. As no travelling or gatherings were possible at this time, most of us were working from home, some were in the studio sometimes. Each of us made… Read more