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Tuukkanen, Johanna

Date of birth 16.10.1973
Profession Dancer
Choreographer
Country Finland
Training BA (dancer-choreograpehr), College for Arts, European Dance Development Center, Arnhem 1997.
Choreographed Acts of Clothing (27.11.2009)
Big Offer to Container
Body/Hair (29.4.2009)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 1; Maito (13.5.2004)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 2; Mutaatio (31.5.2005)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 3; Hiukset (19.8.2005)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 4; Kosmetiikkaa ja vihreitä herneitä (21.3.2006)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 5 (27.2.2006)
Glamour Witches
Hetero Hell
Huippusuoritus - Outstanding Performance (8.1.2009)
Festive work (10.1.2008)
Lumoava horisontti (11.2.1999)
Luscious (17.5.2001)
Map of Scars (2012)
Meet Johanna Tuukkanen (2013)
Metamorphosis Perfervidus - Body Freight (29.6.2001)
Metamorphosis Perfervidus Part 1: Lady Lazarus; A Tribute to Sylvia Plath (17.11.2000)
Miss Privilege
Mulla ei oo mitään päällepantavaa (15.3.2007)
Pakeha
Panopticon (30.1.2015)
Pepperseed
Castle of Clouds (15.3.2000)
Seinän takana (23.9.2004)
Soft skin / harsh life (10.1.2008)
Who's gonna bodyguard the bodyguard?
You See
Work as a dancer 17solos/h (1994)
Acts of Clothing (2009)
Amfi (1998)
Between (1994)
Big Offer to Container (1994)
Body/Hair (2009)
Come Live with Me and You'll Know Me (1997)
Crossroads (1998)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 1; Maito (2004)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 2; Mutaatio (2005)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 3; Hiukset (2005)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 4; Kosmetiikkaa ja vihreitä herneitä (2006)
Fyysistaiteellisia tekoja 5 (2006)
Glamour Witches (1996)
Henkilökohtaista (Yli-Maunula) (1989)
Hetero Hell (1997)
Huippusuoritus - Outstanding Performance (2009)
Kauhu kabaree (1997)
Lumoava horisontti (1999)
Meet Johanna Tuukkanen (2013)
Metamorphosis Perfervidus - Body Freight (2001)
Metamorphosis Perfervidus Part 1: Lady Lazarus; A Tribute to Sylvia Plath (2000)
Mulla ei oo mitään päällepantavaa (2007)
Pakeha (1995)
Panopticon (30.1.2015)
Passionate Fraud (1995)
Rockbread (1994)
Soft skin / harsh life (2008)
Swoon (1994)
You See (1994)
Other artistic work Other work as a choreographer: Pyhä Johanna (photo exhibition), in cooperation with photographer Pekka Mäkinen and visual artist Taina Kontio, Museum of Central Finland in Jyväskylä, The Victor Barsokevitsch Photographic Centre in Kuopio, 2001; Mahtaja, dir. Olli-Matti Oinonen, Kuopio City Theatre 2000; Terapia, dir. & performance Johanna Tuukkanen, Miko Kivinen, Marjut Kivinen, Kuopio City Theatre 1999; Iida-Iso, dir. Johanna Tuukkanen & Hilkka Pekkanen-Ronimus, Kuopio City Theatre 1999.
Work as a dancer in theatre: Laiva Toivo, dir. Maarti Pyökäri, chor. Katarina McAlester, Oulu City Theatre 1998.
Artistic director of the ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival 2002 onwards (together with Erkki Soininen and Jere Ruotsalainen).
Grants and awards Regional Dance Center Kuopio, production support 2006, 2005; Pohjois-Savo Arts Council, one year artist grant 2006, six months working grant 2005; The Finnish Swedish Cultural Foundation 2006, 2004; The Cultural Office of the City of Kuopio 2006, 2005, 2004; Central Arts Council, 2006, 2005, 1999, travel grant 2005; National Council for Dance 2005, 2001; The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Pohjois-Savo Fund 2004.
Other Information Reginal Artists for Performing Arts, Arts Council of North Savo 1999 – 2003.
Other Education: Basic studies in Women's Studies at the University of Oulu 1998, Basic studies in Gender Studies at the University of Amsterdam 1997.
Work as a journalist: Free lance dance critic and jounalist 1999 onwards (e.g. in Savon Sanomat, TANSSI magazine, Dance International, Kaltio), columnist for the Kuopion Kaupunkilehti 2002 – 2003.
Positions of trust: chairman of the ANTI - Contemporary Art Festival Association 2005 onwards, member of the board of the Tanssitaiteen tuki Association 2004 onwards, member of the artistic board of the Regional Dance Center Kuopio 2004 onwards, chairman of the Kuopio Artists' Association 2003 onwards, member of the literature and dance commitees of Eastern Finland 1999 – 2003.
Lecturer in Women's Studies at the University of Oulu, subject: Political potentials of the body, 1998; lecturer at a conference on Gender Studies at the University of Amsterdam, subject: Masculinity and Femininity in Movement, 1997.
Articles A Life Lived 
– Choreographer and curator Johanna Tuukkanen on combining art and life
Elettyä elämää 
– Koreografi ja kuraattori Johanna Tuukkanen osaa yhdistää taiteen ja arjen