Ali & Alpo – Aaltokoski Dance Marathon

Turunlinnantie 1, 00900 Helsinki
An encounter between traditional Arabian music and Finnish contemporary dance in silent dialogue. The negative asylum decisions received by Ali Alawad have had a major influence on the creative process of this dramatic performance, which presents a human and experiential perspective on Finland's stricter asylum policy. Choreography and dance Alpo Aaltokoski, music Ali Alawad, lighting design Kari Gratseff, sound design Johanna Storm, costume design Marja Uusitalo, videography Thomas Freundlicht, video script Alpo Aaltokoski, video editing Joe Davidow, photography Alejandro Lorenzo and Tanja Ahola