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Requiem for vacuum cleaning
Direction: Sandrina Lindgren
Choreography: Sandrina Lindgren in collaboration with the dancers
Music and composition: Antti Tolvi
Lighting design: Jarkko Forsman
Dance: Annastiina Saastamoinen, Ville Oinonen, Myrsky Rönkä, Linda Holmström
Costumes: Pia Bartsch
Dramaturgical advice: Ville Kurki
Choreographic advice: Riikka Kosola
Graphic design and film: Jussi Virkkumaa
Song: Kimito Electrolux Choir - Sami Siitojoki, Marja Launis, Elina Teerijoki, Alma Rajala, Seija-Leena Salo, Joonas Kankare, Saija Hairo, Tiina Vainio
The performance was a co-production between Grus Grus Teatteri and Barker Teatteri.
What happens to the vacuum cleaning when we approach it as dance? This is a performance that is a cleaning ritual. Vacuuming, dancing and choral singing are mixed in a visual, musical and dynamically captivating tribute to one of our most hated household chores. The performance is part of the project The Household Dance Protocol (HDP), which during the last two years has examined the relationship between dance and everyday movements.