Xmas Special! Post-MJ Era Institute of Consciousness / Emmi Venna & Ossi Koskelainen: Afterlife

“I hear a music and everyone’s happy.”

Post-MJ Era Institute of Consciousness premiered a simulation of Michael Jackson’s afterlife at Baltic Circle Theatre Festival in Helsinki in November 2017. Afterlife was the third part of the series that has since 2015 articulated the influences of the spectacle through the mythical terrain created by Michael Jackson. Janina Rajakangas and Tuomas Laitinen discussed with the intiators of the project, Emmi Venna and Ossi Koskelainen. The discussion is in Finnish.

Jamila Johnson-Small: i ride in colour and soft focus, no longer anywhere

“Its so easy to just crush everything with the horror of being me”

Last Yearz Interesting Negro alias Jamila Johnson-Small performed i ride in colour and soft focus, no longer anywhere at the Baltic Circle International Theater Festival in November 2017. Janina Rajakangas and Tuomas Laitinen had a short discussion with Jonhson-Small just before she stepped into the airport bus.