The Mind

The Mind celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Dance Company Off/Balance

“Space, light, images and sounds seamlessly enter into dialogue with movement, and a fascinating multi-sensory world is created, awareness for the six senses.”

The Mind is a psychologically attuned space-bound and interdisciplinary work. It is a journey of a mind on the borderlands of twilight and darkness. It is visual art, video art, sound, light and contemporary dance. It travels and transports in the space, but leaves the viewer the freedom to choose where and how the work follows.

“At the start, the feeling that big things are happening in contemporary dance is even stronger.”

Choreographer: Jukka Tarvainen
Visual artist: Marja Patrikainen
Light and video designer Mateus Manninen
Dancers Elina Häyrynen and Katja Sallinen
Costume designer: Jaana Kurttila ja työryhmä
Light and sound technician: Perttu Lähdesmäki
Production: Off/Balance

The implementation of the performance has been supported by: The Art Promotion Center, The Central Finland Fund of the Finnish Cultural Foundation, City of Jyväskylä and Central Finland Dance Center
Partners: Sun Effects
Premiere: 26 September 2020, The Jyväskylä Dance festival
Duration: 60 min
The show is not recommended for people under 13 years old.

Photos: Matti Häyrynen and Lauri Wuolio

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