Category Audio

I don’t mind failing in this world!

Hannah sent me this greeting after reading my blog input yesterday about success. You Rock Hannah! I do not mind failing in a warped world either! Why ever measure my success with someone else’s measuring scale? I don’t mind failing in this world, I’ll stay down here with the raggedy crew, ‘Cause getting up there means stepping […]

Kära Ekenäs! Hur har du det?

Kolumn 9.11 2016 i Västra Nyland Kära Ekenäs! Jag har funderat mycket på dig. Hur har du det nuförtiden? Vad drömmer du om? Berätta! Vi lyssnar! Kanske detta är en rätt märklig fråga att ställa till en ort. För vem ska svara för Ekenäs? Vem får föra Ekenäs talan? Orten Ekenäs kan ju beskrivas rakt […]

Ville Virtanens sommarprat 2011 = bra radio

Det är få sommarprat som drabbar mig som Ville Virtanens gjorde sommaren 2011. Därför sökte jag upp det igen på Sveriges radios hemsida och jag rekommenderar alla att lyssna på det.  Detta är bra radio! – Jag pratar om min släkt, dess kärlekshistorier, dess krig, Finlands nationella lillebrorskomplex gentemot Sverige, homo- och främlingsfobin på nationell […]

Remote Helsinki – a philosophical pod-walk

Remote Helsinki is part of an European Remote concept. It is a production by Alexander Weinstein in cooperation with Rimini Protokoll. It is also a part of Korjaamo Teaters Stage summer 2016. It was an amazing experience to walk through Helsinki with an artificial intelligence voice in my ears in a human flock of 40 people. I would […]

Bernie Sander’s land is my land

I often think of “my US” as a bubble in an otherwise quite hostile and frightening American society. But now and then I find that my American subculture can be described more like a greenhouse where great ideas and wonderful innovations prosper and slowly find their way into American mainstream society.  Bernie Sanders represents my greenhouse […]

Visions and memories and a small oak tree

We are planning the R&D project The Story Caravan in Ekenäs Finland, for which we got a grant from the European Cultural Foundation. We have now started to experiment and explore our story telling method which combine visions and history and to ponder on the best way to collect and analyze the material. To our surprise we are finding it […]

The Story Caravan

THE STORY CARAVAN PROJECT Åsa Lönnqvist and Ylva Rancken-Lutz, both born and bred in the small Swedish-Finnish town of Ekenäs on the coast of the Baltic sea, came up with the idea of The Story Caravan. Annabelle Antas has also joined the project as photographer. The idea of creating a story project grew out of what we […]