warmly, Viper (2022, in Finnish terveisin, Kyy) is a dance short film about becoming a viper snake, following a transformational journey of moulting old skin and adopting the ophidian perspective. The film is a movement study on the more-than-human in our human bodies. The piece was composed through asking what vipers might tell us, if only we could understand their language.
Concept, direction, choreography, performance & production
Matilda Aaltonen, Taru Aho & Riikka Lakea
Original music: Joonatan Aaltonen
Videography: Matilda Aaltonen, Taru Aho, Antti Ahokoivu & Riikka Lakea
Viper footage: Janne Salomeri
Supported by: Arts Promotion Centre Finland