Special Cases investigates normality and the boundaries between peculiarity and usualness. What makes someone special, when is it my time to be the exception?
Special Cases was selected to be the commission of the Helsinki Festival 2009.
Choreography: Virva Talonen
Dance: Sofia Karlsson, Esete Sutinen, Vera Tegelman
Video, Light, Scenography, Video: Matti Jykylä
Sound: Jaakko Kujala
Production: Helsinki Festival and Virva Talonen
With the support of: Arts Council of Finland, Alfred Kordelin Foundation, Arts Council of Uusimaa
Premiere: 26th August, 2009
Other performances: 27th, 29th and 30th August 2009
Venue: Kiasma Theater, Helsinki
Photos: Pirje Mykkänen, The Central Art Archives
WATCH TRAILER: http://vimeo.com/26153831