Trouble

Lau Lukkarila (FI/AT)
Dance & Performance
© Azra Husanović 
Lau
Lukkarila

is an artist and performer born in Oulu, Finland. They studied theatre and contemporary dance in Finland and Spain between 2008-2013. Since 2016, they are based in Vienna. They have worked, among others, with Kaaos Company (FI), Hanna Brotherus (FI), Reality Research Centre (FI), Veza Fernández (ES/AT), Michael Turinsky (AT), Alison Kopit (US) and Be Hope Heintzman (CA).

In 2018, they received a danceWEB Scholarship and a Tanzquartier Training Scholarship and published an Internet EP Super Like.

laulukkarila.com/

Lau Lukkarila (FI/AT)
Fri03./
Sat04. 
May
19.30 /
TQW Studios

For Rakete there are day tickets available including entry to all events on the respective day.

In case of sold-out performances, remaining tickets are available at the evening box office.

It can cause trouble to make trouble and if one is in serious trouble, one cannot afford to make trouble – let alone to make work about trouble. In their solo, Lau Lukkarila labours with trouble as a consequence of what they are not trying to hide or to avoid. On the one hand, they ask what the troubles can be that they – as white and queer – can afford to feel and get into, and what are the discourses, genealogies and ancestral biographies inscribed in their body. How do specific troubles move and freeze bodies; such as internal and external injuries, a broken heart, misgendering, shaming, belittling, anxiety, being broke or lost, sexual harassment, homophobia, violence, pain, fear of ageing and dying. On the other hand, they state that the genealogy of trouble has everything to do with mechanisms of power. It is just like Ebow says in the song Punani Power: „Aber ein echter Gangster ist ein Feminist.” A real gangsta – a subject with power and agency – is the one who is aware of the mechanisms and distribution of power. The one who troubles mechanisms of trouble in the name of less trouble.

Credits

Concept, performance
Lau Lukkarila
Outside eye, dramaturgical support
Gabrielle Cram, Teresa Vittucci
Scenography, video
Lau Lukkarila
Sound design
Lau Lukkarila, Azra Husanovic
Tattoo artist (video)
Ina Bär aka bearadise_ink
A coproduction by
not your babe and Tanzquartier Wien
Acknowledgments
Veza Fernández, Claire Lefèvre, Angela Vadori
Lau
Lukkarila

is an artist and performer born in Oulu, Finland. They studied theatre and contemporary dance in Finland and Spain between 2008-2013. Since 2016, they are based in Vienna. They have worked, among others, with Kaaos Company (FI), Hanna Brotherus (FI), Reality Research Centre (FI), Veza Fernández (ES/AT), Michael Turinsky (AT), Alison Kopit (US) and Be Hope Heintzman (CA).

In 2018, they received a danceWEB Scholarship and a Tanzquartier Training Scholarship and published an Internet EP Super Like.

laulukkarila.com/

 
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