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DIVINE LIE

The Divine Lie

Inspired by Anna Kortelainen's book Restless Woman - The Cultural History of Hysteria and its descriptions of hypnosis shows and the phenomena by french hysteria patients in the Late 19th Century.

Directed by Pirjo Yli-Maunula and created in collaboration with the entire working group, the work moves at the interfaces of different art fields. The multidisciplinary team consists of artists from clowning, dance, corporeal mime, music and visual arts. 

WORKING GROUP

Performed by: Reetta Honkakoski, Ona Kamu, Jenni Kallo, Tuovi Rantanen, Hanna Terävä

Direction: Pirjo Yli-Maunula

Light design: Sofia Palillo

Music: Ona Kamu

Sound design: Hanna Rajakangas

Costume and set design: Heidi Kesti

Production: Kallo Collective

Supporters: Alfred Kordelin Foundation, Jenny & Antti Wihuri Foundation, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Niilo Helander Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre, MES, Oulu Valistustalorahasto

Premiere: 20.1.2021Oulu, Valve-sali