Light Life

Mikko Kallinen

A dance film that investigates movement less through a dancer's physical body than through his costume fitted with lights which he wears in a dark space. The choreography advances from the movements of abstract dots of light towards the visible, physical dancer.

Production Year
2009
Duration
00:14:50
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Light Life
Finnish Title
Light Life
English Title
Light Life
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
Other
Sound
Yes
Cast
Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen (Cinematographer), Mikko Kallinen (Author), Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen (Director), Mikko Kallinen (Director), Mikko Kallinen (Producer), Mikko Kallinen & The Company/choregravity arts (Producer), Jaakko Tuosa (3d Animation), Marko Luukkonen (3d Animation), Mikko Kallinen (Choreographer), Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen (Color Grading), Mikko Kallinen (Costume Design), Mikko Kallinen (Dance), Taiteen keskustoimikunta (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Mikko Haaranen (Lighting), Girilail Baars (Sound Design)
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Mikko Kallinen

Born: 1965

Mikko Kallinen (& The Company) has made several live choreographies since 1992. They have been performed in Finland as well as in London, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Paris. For the past ten years Kallinen has been working more with the projects combining new technology with interactivity, video dance design, animation and computer music to dance. Kallinen has studied dance in Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dace in London and Merce Cunningham Studio in New York.