Drinks with Elina is a discussion series durin Turku International Puppetry festival. Artist bring to the table their favourite drinḱ and share ideas about the performances, puppet art as well as the light and darker bits of being an artist.
Drinks with Elina: Riina Tikkanen
4 November at 8 p.m. following the performance Dark Matters in TEHDAS Teatteri. The discussion is Finnish and English
Drinks with Elina: Dimanche
5 November at 8:15 p.m. After the Dimanche performance in TEHDAS Teatteri an artist talk in English and French via video connection with the working group will follow. Participants in the discussion include two Dimanche working group members Sandrine Heyraud and Julie Tenret, a puppeteer and climate activist Perrine Ferrafiat with professor geography and member of the Finnish Climate Change Panel Jukka Käyhkö.
Register in beforehand for the discussion here
Drinks With Elina: Roosa Halme and Outi Sippola
6. November at 6 p.m. in TEHDAS Teatteri
Premiere of Paloja mielten maisemista (director Joni Pietiläinen) Documentary film 14’54”
Artistic director of TIP-Fest Roosa Halme and Outi Sippola discuss object theatre and block theatre, ecological aspects in artistic work.
The discussion is held in Finnish and English
Register in beforehand for the discussion here.
Drinks with Elina: Drew Colby and Elviira Davidow
7 November at 5:30 p.m. in TEHDAS Teatteri and Zoom
After the Performance Mr. Shadow a discussion on shadow theatre and its possibilities in online performances will be held in English.
Register for the online discussion here.
Elina Lajunen is a puppeteer, director, screenwriter and a hat artist. She graduated in 2004 as a puppet artist in Turku and in 2008 as an actress form the international Ecole internationale de théatre Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Pariisista. She has directed several performances combining music and puppet art, such as Lady Machbeth and Mytty soirées. Lajunen is an active contributor to the journal of Trade Union for Theatre and Media Finland, Teme.