New press photos from Kiasma

Yesterday I wrote for the Talking Head program:

In the beginning I was interested in the content of my thoughts. But soon I came to the conclusion that there’s nothing much in them. My head is banal. Wisdom or ‘deep thoughts’ are only reached through a lengthy discourse between concentrated thinking and flashes of intuition. That is not the target of this performance. I’m not here to present results of thinking, I’m merely thinking. Besides few tasks, that’s all. I have no topics to talk about or outlines to concentrate on. There’s only this moment and what I’m thinking right now, what I feel, what I remember, what I observe. Talking Head is like a hectic labyrinth in which numerous doors are constantly opening in front of me. When I open my mouth and describe what I see through one door – that opens a number of new doors – I’ve subconsciously chosen something to share with you and the rest stays unverbalised no matter how fast I speak. Today I’m interested in this subconscious supervision. Also the inability of speech to share not more than a tip of the iceberg fascinates me, and even more so, the other, more subtle ways of communication through which I’m approaching you as I speak. They may reveal more of me (and you) than the talking.”

Today we had a run through and Pirje Mykkänen took some new press photos:

photo: Finnish National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen

photo: Finnish National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen

photo: Finnish National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen

photo: Finnish National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen

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