People do constantly deeds without being fully aware of it. Some deeds have more effect on oneself, others and the surrounding society than others – these deeds finally count and make a mark. Theses of Deed explores how a movement grows into a deed. For the choreographer Kekoni the search means a return to the concrete sources of the movement: the body and its proportions, weight, push and pull, and letting go. Searching for the meaning of a movement led into collection of theses certain kind of Kekoni Method.
Choreographer: Petri Kekoni
Music: Antti Nykyri
Light design: Matti Jykylä
Costume design: Monika Hartl
Dancers: Maija Kiviluoto, Riina Huhtanen, Tuomas Mikkola, Tanja Illukka
Production: Petri Kekoni Company
Collaborators: Mad House Helsinki & Cirko
Open workshop 8.4. @ 12–17:
Choreographer Petri Kekoni & sound designer Antti Nykyri
Suomi 100 Kekoni 10 – Petri Kekoni Company 10 year celebration
Petri Kekoni Company is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in Suvilahti, the year 2017 is also choreographer Petri Kekoni's 20th anniversary as an artist. In his work Kekoni avoids following the "hot trends" of contemporary dance. Original, both rich in form and primitive movement language combined with strong visual presence have established him as an significant choreographer in Finland. The festival will present revered works Theses of Deed (2011) and Vierasperäisiä Muunnelmia (2009).