Oblivia: Children and Other Radicals

As Finland’s most famous performance company around the globe, Oblivia is known for its grandiose ideas and minimalist performances. Oblivia audiences have come to expect unexpected, yet recognisable oblivian experiences. The performances will leave your jaws aching from laughter and confusion.

The core group of Oblivia has invited a group of young people from Helsinki to join the working group for Children and Other Radicals. The teens work with highly experienced artists in an equal setting, using art to look at money and economic structures.

The performance consists of different generations considering the division of power and the role money plays in it. As generations X, Y and even Z use the stage to express their views of the future, the result is both humoristic and deep.

Performers: Marie Bergholm, Mikko Bredenberg, Alice Ferl, Timo Fredriksson, Amos Korkeamäki, Saga Korkeamäki, Victor Lietz, Anna–Maija Terävä, Annika Tudeer and Max Uusitalo
Direction & script: working group
Costumes: Tua Helve
Lights: Meri Ekola
Sound: Alice Ferl
Production: Oblivia
Co-producers: Kampnagel, Hamburg; PACT Zollverein, Essen; Forum Freies Theater, Düsseldorf; Goethe-Institut Finnland & Helsinki Festival
Supported by: City of Helsinki, Konstsamfundet, Stiftelsen Tre Smeder, Svenska kulturfonden & Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Elbkulturfonds der Kulturbehörde Hamburg, Finnland-Institut, TINFO –Theatre Info Finland

Artist meeting after the 29.8. performance at Almihall. The discussion is hosted by Katja Tolonen

Discussion: Together? – working with children in performance on Thu August 30th at 1PM–4PM.

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