“For me dance is a journey into myself and also a way to come closer to others. I believe in movement as a channel through which we can touch not only the physical, but the conscious and subconscious self. Dance has the power to bring us into contact with the fundaments of being human, or living – and therefore for life itself.”

Carl Knif

Photo Skånes Dansteater / Maryam Barari

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Works

At Once, in Helsinki, 2018

Carl Knif turns his gaze again towards the human being and the enigmatic nature of life.

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The emotional life of a dog / what my father said, 2016

The emotional life of a dog/ what my father said is a physical study of emotions and their origins.

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Friends of Dymphna, an opera about depression, 2015

Friends of Dymphna, an opera about depression touches mental fragility and depression through dance and performance art.

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Workshops