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Choreographer Saarinen, Tero
First Performance 2.6.2002
Place of First Performance Venice Biennal, Teatro Piccolo Arsenale, Italy
Finnish premiere 5.9.2002
Place of Premiere Helsinki Festival, Alexander's Theatre
Style Contemporary Dance
Duration (min) 35
Costume designer Erika Turunen
Lighting Designer Mikki Kunttu
Description Unlike most versions of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, Saarinen concentrates on one single person - his masculinity/femininity and the fading of beauty. Saarinen's ecstatic interpretation also raises the question of the role that information plays in contemporary people's lives. Are we sacrificing our bodies, our senses, our memories and our knowledge for a flood of information? The starting point is that the choice has already been made...
Other Information Multimedia and photographs: Marita Liulia.
Companies Tero Saarinen Company
Dancers Saarinen, Tero (2002)