Elina Pirinen is Helsinki based choreographer, dancer, singer-songwriter-musician, curator, artistic director and pedagogue. She works closely and passionately with timeless feministic psychodynamical, intimate and emansipatoric subjective body, language, music and visuality as deeply shared thinking, experiencing and politics.
She has been collaborating regularly with Zodiak – Center for New Dance, Kiasma Theater of Kiasma Museum of contemporary art, performance art venue Mad House and toured widely with her works Personal Symphonic Moment, Meadow, meadow, meadow, Concerto under Waterlilies, Brume de Mer and La Beaute du Coeur.
Pirinen is responsable for the dance art education in the Degree Programme in Acting in Swedish in Theatre Academy of University of the Arts Helsinki.
She also works with domestic animals in need and plays and sings affective, romantic, peculiar and thunderian doom-baroque-synthesis-psycho-mortal-lyrical music with her orchestra Al2Be3.
Image: Sarah Ibrahim