Hylky – a world class performance in Oulu
Hylky is a powerful watch that appears to capture and mesmerise the audience. Some people looked spell-bound. It´s very spontaneous and thought-provoking, full-on experience. Everyone in the audience is likely to find something that strikes a particular chord and resonates very strongly with his or her own life. Erika Benke / Oulu2026
HYLKY [Finnish; shipwreck], an immersive, site-specific and multidisciplinary production by Flow Productions poses a fundamental question to its audience: What carries us forward as individuals and communities? A shipwreck takes us to questions of survival, reconsideration of values and hope. A disaster forces us to make new choices and re-examine our values. What do we base our hope on? What is the better tomorrow that we dream of?
Concept, director, producer: Pirjo Yli-Maunula
Set Design: Heidi Kesti, Petri Haapakoski (boats), Nikke Launonen (origami), Janne-Pekka Manninen (photos), Leevi Lehtinen (photos of homeless people), OSAO Master Florist Students Kati Juvani, Marja Peltola-Oikarainen, Hyeeun Kim, Janika Saviluoto, Mervi Juurikka, Master Florist Pasi Kivilompolo Costume Design: Heidi Kesti,
Light Design: Jukka Huitila, Sound Design: Anssi Laiho, Performers: Kira Riikonen, Hanna Moisala, Emma Langmoen, Angeliki Nikolakaki, Tuukka Jukola, Janne Saarakkala, Nikke Launonen, Anssi Laiho/Jukka Huitila, Photography: Janne-Pekka Manninen, Assistant: Mirre Calamius Prodution Assistant: Taina Ala-Ketola / Johanna Laurila Graphic Design: Tomi Hurskainen, Video Trailer: Double Deuce Productions Collaboration partners: Culture Centre Valve, KOY Hiukan Piha, Finnish Heritage Agency, Northern Ostropothnia Museum
Premiere: Wed Aug 26, 2020 Hiukkavaara Garrison, Hiukanpiha 9
Other performances: Fri Aug 28 – Sat Aug 29 / Wed Sep 2 – Sat Sep 5 / Tue Sep 8 – Fri Sep 11 / Tue Sep 15 – Sat Sep 19
Duration: Approx. 90 min.