© Linda Martikainen

CURRICULUM VITAE

LINDA MARTIKAINEN

Choreographer, dance and performance artist

EDUCATION

2013-2016 Master in Dance, University of Arts Helsinki Theatre Academy (TeaK).

2009-2013 Diploma in dance, Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (SEAD).

2012 Exchange student, Tisch Summer School of the New York University (NYU).

 

ARTISTIC WORKS (selected)

2019 Emitting Things -studio performance at Asbestos Art Space in Helsinki (FI), choreographer-performer.

2019 Meeting _____ -solo. Performance at La Corrupta performance event in Cologne (DE), choreographer-performer.

 

2019 S-projekti: Meeting _____ -solo. Performance at Kekäläinen & Company's Keidas-performance event in Helsinki (FI), choreographer-performer.

2019 #EMIT-solo. Inkubator-residency presentation on April, July and September in Tanzfaktur, Cologne (DE), choreographer-performer.

 

2018 S-projekti: Meeting _____ -solo. Performance at Zodiak - Center for New Dance in Studio C4 and at the Space for Free Arts, both in Helsinki (FI), and at Haihara Mansion in Tampere (FI), choreographer-performer.

2018 Circulating Mouthpiece –contemporary music and dance concert. Premier in Helsinki Music Centre (production Uusinta Ensemble), choreographer (in collaboration with Elias Girod).

2017 Elävä maalaus (eng. Living painting) –performance. Premier in Space for Free Arts, Helsinki (production Linda Martikainen), choreographer.

2017 S-projekti: Meeting Him -solo. Performance at UrbanApa -festival, Asematila and Art space Virgiinia in Helsinki (FI), choreographer-performer.

2016 S-projekti: Meeting Him -solo. Performance in Helsinki (FI) at Art space Virgiinia, choreographer-performer.

2016 a/part/ment –performance for one audience member at the time, performance took place in a public space and apartment in Helsinki 

(production TeaK), choreographer.

 

2015 Triskelion – an experimental dance short film, Sampo-hall, LéSpace-cultural space, Loikka dance film festival, Helsinki, and Loka -dance festival, Lahti

(production TeaK), choreographer-director.

2014 Continuum –performance, performed in Elia Neu/Now Online Festival, Amsterdam (production TeaK),choreographer.

2014 Eyes wide open –solo, performed in Theatre Academy of Helsinki (production TeaK), choreographer-performer.

 

2013 Martikainen Moi! –solo, Lust am Risiko Festival, Salzburg, choreographer-performer.

WORKS AS A DANCER (selected)

2013 Brutal –performance, choreographers Jozef Frucek and Linda Kapetanea (Rootlessroot dance company). SEAD, Salzburg.

 

2013 may a performance be with you –performance, choreographer Martin Kilvady (Les SlovaKs), SEAD, Salzburg.

 

2013 Pénombre extract from the piece, choreographer Rosalba Guerrero Torres (Les Ballet C de la B), SEAD, Salzburg.

 

2013 Modulus 21 –performance, choreographer Matej Kejžar, SEAD, Salzburg.

 

2012 Things I want to tell -duet, choreographer Daphna Horenczyk, SEAD, Salzburg.

PROJECT GRANTS

2019 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, the Arts Council of Uusimaa, Project grant for Mouhtpiece- dance and music concert, 6.400 €.

2018 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, the Arts Council of Uusimaa, Project grant for Sense of Self short film, 4.000 €.

 

2017 City of Helsinki, Project grant for Elävä maalaus working group, 2.000 €

 

2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant for Elävä maalaus working group, 6.000 €.

PERSONAL GRANTS

2020 Kone Foundation, Saari-residency grant, S-projekti: Heli Keskikallio & Linda Martikainen, 9.600 €.

 

2019 Creative Europa programme / I-Portunus, Mobility grant for Inkubator-residency in Cologne, Germany, 1.500 €.

2019 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Travel grant for Inkubator-residency in Cologne, Germany, 3.000 €.

2014 University of Arts Helsinki Theatre Academy, Participating Tanzwerkstatt Europa Festival, 1.000 €.

 

2013 University of Arts Helsinki Theatre Academy, Participating Peter Jasko's worshop in Poland, 400 €.

 

2011 City of Kerava, Supporting tution fee in dance education at SEAD, 1.000 €.

 

2009 City of Kerava, Supporting tution fee in dance education at SEAD, 800 €.

RESIDENCIES

2020 Kultursciok, Kulturfactory-residency, Domicella (IT). S-projekti: 3-week residency in July.

2020 Kokko1721-residency, Kangasniemi (FI). S-projekti: 1-week residency in March.

2020 Kone Foundation, Saari-residency, Mynämäki (FI). S-projekti: 2-month residency in January-February.

 

2019 Live Art Society, Fall-residency, Helsinki (FI). S-projekti: 2-week residency in November.

2019 Inkubator-residency, TanzFaktur, Cologne (DE). #EMIT: 3,5-week residency in September.

2019 Inkubator-residency, TanzFaktur, Cologne (DE). #EMIT: 1-month residency in June-July.

2019 Kekäläinen & Co, Keidas residency, Helsinki (FI). S-projekti: 2-week residency in June.

2019 Inkubator-residency, TanzFaktur, Cologne (DE). #EMIT: 2,5-week residency in April.

2018 Zodiak –Center for New Dance, Dance Info Finland, Dance House Finland and West Kowloon Cultural District (FI/HK). Creative Meeting Point: Hong Kong x Finland 2016–2018, 2-week residency in Cable Factory, Helsinki (FI) in December.

2018 Zodiak –Center for New Dance, Dance Info Finland, Dance House Finland and West Kowloon Cultural District (FI/HK). Creative Meeting Point: Hong Kong x Finland 2016–2018, 2-week residency in City Contemporary Dance Company (HK) in May.

2018 Central Finland Regional Dance Centre, Tampere (FI). S-projekti: 4-week residency in March.

2018 Ehkä-production, Kutomo, Turku (FI). S-projekti: 2-week residency in February.

2017 Zodiak –Center for New Dance, Dance Info Finland, Dance House Finland and West Kowloon Cultural District (FI/HK). Creative Meeting Point: Hong Kong x Finland 2016–2018, 2-week residency in City Contemporary Dance Company (HK) in November.

2017 Zodiak –Center for New Dance, Dance Info Finland, Dance House Finland and West Kowloon Cultural District (FI/HK). Creative Meeting Point: Hong Kong x Finland 2016–2018, 2-week residency in Cable Factory, Helsinki (FI) in July.

2017 Zodiak –Center for New Dance, Dance Info Finland, Dance House Finland and West Kowloon Cultural District (FI/HK). Creative Meeting Point: Hong Kong x Finland 2016–2018, 2-week residency in City Contemporary Dance Company (HK) in March.

2016 Zodiak –Center for New Dance, Dance Info Finland, Dance House Finland and West Kowloon Cultural District (FI/HK). Creative Meeting Point: Hong Kong x Finland 2016–2018, 2-week residency in Cable Factory, Helsinki (FI) in December.