Map of Scars
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  • Concept & choreography: Johanna Tuukkanen
  • Dancers: Sannamaria Kuula, Tuovi Rantanen & Pirjo Yli-Maunula
  • Music & sound: Tatu Metsäpelto
  • Light design: Ainu Palmu
  • Photography: Pekka Mäkinen
  • Underwear: Tyra Therman
  • Production: Live Umbrella & Itäinen tanssin aluekeskus
  • Supported by: Dance Centre of Eastern Finland, Arts Council of Finland, Flow Productions, Johanna’s training place: Element Studio
  • Thanks: Anniina Aunola & Eeri Pihlajakari
  • Teaser on You Tube

MAP OF SCARS is a multi-layered map consisting of scars drawn by three charismatic female dancers.

Johanna Tuukkanen is a freelance artist living in Kuopio. She has collaborated with artists from different backgrounds in the contexts of dance, live art and performance for 15 years. Her latest works include Follow me -audio talk (2012), Twirling World (2010), Acts of Clothing (2009) and BODY/HAIR (2009). Tuukkanen also works as a curator and as the artistic director/senior producer of ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival.

Performance history:

November 16, 2012 Sotku, Kuopio, Finland (premiere)

November 17-18, 2012 Sotku, Kuopio, Finland (2)

November 20, 2012 Yksin Sateessa -festival, Joensuu City Theatre, Finland  (1)

February 1-2, 2013, Culture Centre Valve, Oulu, Finland (2)