CURRICULUM VITAE

LIN DA

Choreographer, dancer 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).

OTHER EDUCATION

2020- 

Yin Yoga Instructor, The Federation of Education in Central Ostrobothnia (with Kati Raatikainen).

2017-2018

Spiral Stabilization Instructor, Somatic Studio (with Tiina Arrankoski).

2011-2012

BASI Pilates Instructor, Pilates House München Pasing (with Natascha Eyber). 

 

ARTISTIC WORKS (selected)

2020 

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

 

2019 

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

 

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

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

#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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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.

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

 

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

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

 

2012

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

PROJECT GRANTS

2020 

City of Helsinki, Project grant for S-projekti (Phhhhh and Meeting _____ -solo works), 1.500 €.

City of Helsinki, Project grant for Emitting Things studio-performances, 1.500 €.

The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Mobility grant for S-projekti: Lin Da, Heli Keskikallio & Jyri Pirinen, 6 000 €.

 

City of Helsinki, Project grant for Mouthpiece- dance and music concert, 1.500 €.

2019 

Kone Foundation, Saari-residency grant, S-projekti: Lin Da & Heli Keskikallio, 9.600 €.

The Finnish Music Foundation, Project grant for Mouthpiece- dance and music concert, 1.000 €.

Arts Promotion Centre Finland, the Arts Council of Uusimaa, Project grant for Mouthpiece- 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 €

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

PERSONAL GRANTS

2020

Arts Promotion Centre Finland, 1/2-year grant for artistic work.

Arts Promotion Centre Finland, COVID-19 grant for artistic working, 3.000 €.

2019

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

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 tuition fee in dance education at SEAD, 1.000 €.

2009

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

RESIDENCIES

2020

Alpo Aaltokoski Company, Space residency, Helsinki (FI). S-projekti: 3-week residency in June-July.

 

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

© Linda Martikainen