Suutoo “STARFIRE: PARAPHERNALIA” exhibition and performance

Suutoo “STARFIRE: PARAPHERNALIA” exhibition and performance

‘Starfire : Paraphernalia’ is an audio-visual exhibition and performance series in two acts by multidisciplinary artist, composer and performer Suutoo.

In ‘Starfire : Paraphernalia’ Suutoo explores poetics as a state of transformative movement and as a practice from which radical new myths can be generated. The artist recognizes this state and practice as an ancient, present and future technology of relation and resistance; as a mode of being and moving, being held and holding. ‘Starfire : Paraphernalia’ is all the things collected along the way to articulating this ‘becoming’ movement; a grand super-sonic sound-clash gesturing a new type of vocabulary for the precious things imagined and their unbound potential.

‘Encircling ourselves, in mourning as freedom, rage as softness, hope as weaponry.’
– Suutoo

In collaboration with Bryce Barnes, Curtly Thomas, Jonna Mayer, Kyla Callista, Lisa Berkert Wallard, Neva Wireko, Ronya Tamdjidi, Sophie Bariamikael and Virginie Pinto Moreira.

‘Starfire : Paraphernalia’ is commissioned by and will be presented at MDT in August 2022. Artist: Suutoo Co performer: Curtly Thomas Set Design; Lisa Berkert Wallard Costume Design: Bryce Barnes Animation; Kyla Callista Graphics + Visual efx: Jonna Mayer Hair: Virginie Pinto Moreira Make up: Ronya Tamdjidi Artistic Production Assistant: Sofie Bariamikael Supported by: Swedish Arts Council Co-produced by MDT, Life Long Burning – Towards a sustainable Eco-System for Contemporary Dance in Europe project (2018-2022) supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union

Suutoo “STARFIRE: PARAPHERNALIA” exhibition and performance

11.08.22 - 23.08.22

MDT Stockholm

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supported/organized by MDT