2 min

Balticlab 3.0 call for applications is now open

For the third year running the Council of the Baltic Sea States and the Swedish Institute bring young creative minds from the Baltic Sea region together into one space to explore new perspectives and sources of inspiration in the region.

9 min

Mayonnaise on the costume

The sound of drums fills the street. I’m dressed in full Samba costume. Platform shoes, sequins and a large feathered back piece. My feet stamp to the beat of the music. Sweat is running down my face. I’m dancing and there’s a wild, happy feeling in my bones. I smile at the people I meet. They smile back. It’s summer on Gothenburg’s main boulevard. Fiesta is in the air.

2 min

Balticlab arrives in Tallinn

From 21st to 25th March, Balticlab – a joint project by the Council of the Baltic Sea States and the Swedish Institute aimed at creating a network of interdisciplinary talent in the Baltic Sea Region, who collectively link the region, as well as act as future front-runners and innovators in their respective fields – takes place in Tallinn.

12 min

Interview with Jim Barnard

Jim Barnard is a director, a puppeteer, a dancer and a man with a wonderful energy. Our coauthor Kairi Kivirähk asked some questions to find out about Jims past and future, ideas and thoughts about dancing, puppets, life and more.

6 min

Dancing Away Desires

Step follows step. Hands grope the darkness. Shoulderblades twitch in agitation, carrying arms into flailing action. Step follows step. Forth. Back. Forth. Hands. Shoulders. Arms.

4 min

Extension of… (?)

Young Estonian dancers Kadri Noormets and Kadi Maria Vooglaid presented their work in progress “60’ state of“ in dance festival UUS TANTS 2013 in Haapsalu, Estonia. Two female dancers were dancing club- or trancedance with techno-music background for 60 minutes.