New article in Teatteri&tanssi 5/2016 !!

Besides the superb review of R.I.P. SERVICES at URB 16 Festival, the new number of  the major Finnish theatre magazine Teatteri&tanssi includes an article that I wrote about performance art institutions, funding structures, and my life as a performance artist in Vienna and Helsinki — translation to follow soon!
The photo is from our YOYO – You are On Your Own performances in the crypt of the Baroque church St. Ursula /brut Wien in February 2015.



In the photo: Mikko Niemistö, photo: Luzie Stransky



About Joonas Lahtinen

Joonas Lahtinen (* 1984, FIN/A) is a performance artist, director and researcher who lives and works in Vienna and Helsinki. His performances are often site-specific and have a strong installational character. In his works, he explores the politics of space and of the everyday from perspectives that are both humorous and disturbing. Joonas has studied Performance at Queen Mary, University of London and he is writing a PhD thesis about the problematic of “emancipatory” participative art at the University of Helsinki. Since 1995, he has performed in various Live Art, theatre and TV productions both in Finland and abroad.
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