About

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMarkus Luukkonen is a storyteller from Finland. He studied performing arts in Helsinki and tells stories in clubs, theatres, galleries and festivals. He performs predominantly for adults and in his work he likes to mix personal stories, folktales and myths. He is a founder member of the Finnish Storytelling Association, Samova Storytelling.

Projects & Performances

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News

Rest in Peace

Venus Theatre continues its series of trance mask performances with a new, participatory journey into other states of mind. Rest in Peace is a spiritual voyage of discovery, to explore rites, rituals and ceremonies, and to find ways to use them, in the mundane and the sacred, in the here, and in the hereafter. Are …

Creation

A variant of the creation myth found in the Kalevala, where the world is made from the pieces of a broken egg. Kalevala Heritage 360 is a project that explores the combination of oral storytelling with the latest 360 degree technology.

Origin of Pain

Kalevala Heritage 360 is a project that explores the combination of oral storytelling with the latest 360 degree technology. Storytellers Markus Luukkonen and Mikael Öberg have collaborated with filmmaker Andrew Macdonald from Exhibit Scotland and created two short films where fragments of the traditional Kalevala source material is told in Finnish locations relevant to the …