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Henna Matanuska portfolio

Hula Hoop artist. Stilt artist. Dancer. Performance art. Visual artist. Producer. Teacher.

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Henna Matanuska/ MataHoops 

Hula hoop artist since 2006. Performing private events, art festivals, music festivals, circus festivals all around the world.

Solo works

2012 Urban Abstraction

2014 Chemical Canaries

2015 I am a Mountain

2017 OVALO (demo

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Popova Stilts

Founder of stilt duo Popova Stilts. Performance art and walkabouts. 

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Kollektive Triple

Founder of art collective, we made contemporary circus and performance art, 2016 KASVU-GROWTH premiere was at Hiedanranta, Tampere Finland

GROWTH - KASVU is story about personal growth, as an artist but also as a person, three women telling them story, using them own instruments, Hula hoop, Guitar, Electronic music and Balls.

This piece is 35min long and it´s include live music, circus tech, contemporary dance, parts of improvistaion and choreography.

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Illusion Theatre Nibiru

Founder and performer. 2008-2009 we made blacklight theatre act called 4% at Telakka, Tampere Finland

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Rölli ja Metsänhenki (movie 2001)

actress

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Installations

2017 Tracs of Hooping // Sound of Creating

Installation combine dance, hula-hoops, visual art, soundscape, video art and an audience.

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So I have done many mixed things. Beside performer and I´m also teaching dance and hula hoops all around the world, how to move and create performnaces in creative ways. I organized three days hoop event in India 2014. I´m doing volunteering work such like offering free Hoop jams for everyone in Tampere since 2011 and I´m founder of New Circus Space Sirkus Faktori 2017, we are offering free space for everyone to practise circus.

 

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Firetheatre Flamma

2007-2013 I was part of the fire collective group called Flamma and I was part of the fire theatre shows called Narrien Uni ( 2007-2008) and Tulta isko ilman Ukko (2009) plauin many different characters

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Producer

2012 The Hooping Life - movie European premiere

2013 The Hoop Disco (The Hooping Life movie and party) Helsinki

2016 Kartanon Kesähippalot, art and culture festival at Hiedanranta, Tampere Finland

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