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CANCELLED / “Languages of Belonging” performances on Friday December 18th and Saturday December 19th at the Jyväskylä Art Museum

Edit: The live performances are cancelled due to the local health instructions. A video recording will be sent next year to those who had signed up for the performances.

Theatre performance “Languages of Belonging” created in the Crossing Borders theatre workshops will be performed at Jyväskylä Art Museum on Friday December 18th and Saturday December 19th. The performance is based on multilingual workshops where the participants shared their ideas and experiences of how language, belonging and exclusion are entwined.

The performance is directed by Annu Sankilampi. The actors in the performance are Abobaker, Amanuel, Arjane, Arpan, Hamid, Kausani, Saara, and Tiinu. There will be a short discussion after the performance, and the total duration of the performance is approximately an hour. The show times are as follows:

  • Friday December 18th at 17.00,
  • Saturday December 19th at 14.00,
  • Saturday December 19th at 15.30.

Due to the current situation, the number of audience is limited. For every performance there are 10 available spots in the audience. You can reserve your place in the performance by signing up using this link: https://www.lyyti.fi/reg/Language_of_Belonging_1502/en Please wear a mask when coming to see the performance.

The performance is divided into three scenes that are performed in different spaces at the museum. The audience is guided from one scene to another by keeping safe distances.

The performance is part of the Crossing Borders research project (2017–2021) based at the University of Jyväskylä and funded by the Academy of Finland. It is produced in collaboration with the Multicultural Center Gloria and Jyväskylä Art Museum.

Read more about the current Jyväskylä Art Museum exhibition “Matkalla maan keskipisteeseen” (“Notions of Place – From Belonging to Displacement”) here: https://matkallamaankeskipisteeseen.fi/en/Top of Form