“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

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Fugue in two colors

Info In the piece Fugue in two colors Knif returns to explore the expressive power of movement. The piece itself is a study of the ancient relationship between music and dance. In the piece the strict musical form of Dmitri Šos­ta­ko­vitš’s preludes and fugues is juxtaposed with the rambling movement of the dancers. The piece is based […]

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Alice in wonderland, 2019

Carl Knif created the choreography for Dance Theatre Hurjaruuth in 2019.

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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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