Rikka – the video documentation of a site-specific performance touching the unknownDirector Raisa FosterPerformer Ale RipattiSound artist Alpo NummelinRikka is an artistic outcome of a research project asking two questions:What is the value of uncertainty in artistic practice?How is space and consciousness intertwined in bodily experience?
Rikka – video installation
- March 21, 2015
- Raisa Foster
Dr. Raisa Foster (b. 1976) is an independent researcher/artist/educator. She completed her PhD in 2012 at the University of Tampere, Finland. She graduated as a dance animateur from School of Dance, Victorian College of the Arts (University of Melbourne) in 2006, and as a Master of Arts (visual culture) from Aalto University in 2015. Foster is experienced in directing and producing multi-discipline performances. Foster is mostly known from her artistic works with young men, Katiska (2008), Ketjureaktio (2012) and Rikka (2014). She has created her own artistic/pedagogical method Tanssi-innostaminen®, a pedagogical method The Pedagogy of Recognition as well as an arts-based research method eragraphy. Foster is currently interested in combining different artistic and more traditional qualitative research methods in her practice as an artist/researcher/educator and establishing her unique approach to performance art.All stories by: Raisa Foster