Liisa Pentti. Photo: Esko Koivisto

Mnemic Traces

In conjunction with The Weight of My Heart, Kiasma is organising a series of events on dance documentation. To be held from 30 November to 2 December 2012, the series is called Les Traces Mnésiques – Mnemic Traces.

The term mnemic trace has been used in psychology since the early 20th century to denote events, ideas and thoughts that reside in the (often unconscious) memory. The documentation event will bring together content and authors from Finland and abroad.

The featured content includes Agnès Benoit-Nader’s pioneering book On the Edge/Créateurs de l’Imprévu from 1997, the Books on the Move book-store concept, and Claude Sorin’s unique audio work Les voies de la danse.


FRIDAY 30.11.
15:00 Opening, Liisa Pentti
15:15 Reading as a dance practice, Agnès Benoit-Nader
16:30 Kirja, muisti ja tanssitutkimus, Kirsi Monni
18:00 Dance Voices (audio), Claude Sorin
19:00 Discussion

11:00 Les Venues de l'Amerique (audio), Claude Sorin
12:15 Tanssidokumentaatio Suomessa, Tiina Suhonen, Anne Makkonen ja Helena Kallio
15:00 The Weight of My Heart (dance performance), Liisa Pentti + Co
Discussion after the performance, moderated by Agnès Benoit-Nader

SUNDAY 2.12.
11:00 Dance Voices (audio), Claude Sorin
13:00 On the Edge / Créateurs del'Imprévu, Agnès Benoit-Nader
15:00 The Weight of My Heart (dance performance), Liisa Pentti + Co

Tickets 18/10e. Free entry to lectures and discussions.

Liisa Pentti - The Weight of My Heart