Warjakka: art in the woods and the sands

Rita Marcalo and Silja Tuovinen have arrived in Varjakka, where TaikaBox is very lucky to be hosting Warjakka Art Residency, kickstarting the CROWD international dance exchange programme for 2022. Backed by TaikaBox’s Summer worker Niko Auvinen and the residency mentor – dance artist Julian Owusu – TaikaBox cofounders Tanja Råman and John Collingswood guided SiljaContinue reading “Warjakka: art in the woods and the sands”

Meet the artists: Silja Tuovinen and Rita Marcalo

Today marks the start of the CROWD 2022 residency programme, a summer of international exchange across Finland, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and the UK where our ten dance artists will work in pairs across two residencies. The first residency is taking place in TaikaBox, Finland from 11th – 22nd July with danceContinue reading “Meet the artists: Silja Tuovinen and Rita Marcalo”

CROWD 2022 begins…

On Thursday 23rd June, the CROWD – international dance exchange 2022 network of partners, artists, residency facilitators and the ‘behind the scenes’ team gathered online to kick off a summer of exchange, discussion and development with a Zoom call led by the CROWD project manager, Francis Christeller (Goethe-Institut London). During the session we got toContinue reading “CROWD 2022 begins…”

CROWD 2022 Artists Announced

We’re thrilled to introduce the ten dance artists who will be joining the CROWD 2022 international dance exchange residency programme this summer. Taking place across Finland, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and the UK between 11th July – 23rd September, the CROWD 2022 international dance exchange residency programme is an opportunity for danceContinue reading “CROWD 2022 Artists Announced”