TelepART: June 2023

Jun 5, 2023 | News, TelepART

In June, support from the TelepART Mobility Support Platform allocated by the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux goes to:

Jaha Koo’s Cuckoo at Hangö Teaterträff

Cuckoo is the second part of Korean artist Jaha Koo’s Hamartia Trilogy which focuses on the tragic impacts of the inescapable past on our lives today. In bittersweet and humorous dialogues, Jaha and his clever rice cookers take you on a journey through the last 20 years of Korean history, combining personal experience with political events and reflections on happiness, economic crises and death.

The performance will take place at Hangö Teaterträff, an annual Swedish-language performing arts festival where local and international artists are invited to present and discuss their work. It is located in Hanko, a small town in the unique archipelago of the southernmost point of mainland Finland.

The performance will be in Korean with English and Swedish subtitles.

 

About the artist

Jaha Koo(he/him) is a South Korean theatre/performance artist based in The Netherlands and Belgium. His artistic practice encompasses performance, music composition, videography, and installation. Closely interwoven with politics and history, Jaha’s work examines the political landscape and cultural identity of East Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul and a Master of Arts degree from the Academy of Theatre and Arts in Amsterdam. His international tour that began in Europe in 2015 has since expanded to Asia, Oceania, and the Americas.

 

Hangö Teaterträff

Hangö Teaterträff is an annual Swedish-language theater festival organized in Hanko, Finland. Its events are spread throughout the city in various venues, such as warehouses, theatres, restaurants, schools, and outdoor locations. Since its conception in 1992, the festival has gradually expanded, and is now the largest Swedish-language festival in Finland.

 

Practical Information:

Date: 10.6.2023 at 20:00 (EEST)

Location: Hankoniemen Lukio, Bromarvinkatu 32 10900 Hanko

Tickets: 11,50-32,50e

Duration: 1 hour

Festival Programme

Accessibility of the venue:

Accessible toilet
Stairlift, no handrails on the stairs
Accessible main entrance
Places to rest
Accessible parking spaces nearby
The building does not have an induction loop.

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