Spirit of the River - Elvens Väsen (2018)
Special performance created for 100 traditional fishermen from around the world who came to visit Kukkolaforsen rapids where there is a local tradition for fishing is an archaic way that is still practiced today.
Becoming the Spirit of this River, my home river, between Sweden and Finland. A fisherwoman and a fish, waving her nets and dressed in seaweed. Both the river and it's spirit.
This performance has since travelled to other waters and continues to flow.
Music, Concept, Costume and Performing
by Meri Nikula
Photos: Kenneth Mikko