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.
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