Experience Park Oulu 2012

Experience Park Oulu 2012 consisted of 10 different city trips to the ancient year 2012. It also consisted of an Experience Park Info Kiosk that was simultaneously a performance, an installation and a soundsystem. Director, actor and dj: Sami Henrik Haapala. The rest of the working group: choreographer and dancer Vaatu Kalajoki, actress Sini Kalajoki, […]

Experience Park Oulu 2011

Experience Park Oulu 2011 updated Oulu into the year 2011. It was realised in the form of a large-scale city adventure and a dance club. In the club you could also experience Sensory Cocktail Bar for the first time in Oulu. Director: Sami Henrik Haapala. The rest of the working group: actor Antti Kaarlela, choreographer […]

Experience Park Turku 2011

Experience Park Turku 2011 was the largest Experience Park thus far. It consisted of several premieres, multiple performances in public space and a web-based game. The game in Turku 2011 developed further the one built originally for Experience Park Oulu 2008 utilizing the API of Google Maps. Experience Park Turku 2011 also organized the official […]

Experience Park Kuopio 2009

The Presentation of Experience Park Kuopio 2009 at Anti Contemporary Art Festival in 2009. Production and direction: Sami Henrik Haapala based on a text by Janne Saarakkala. In the photo: Don Walsh. Photographer: Pekka Mäkinen/Anti Festival.

Experience Park Oulu 2008

Experience Park Oulu 2008 was the first full scale Experience Park that consisted of several premieres, multiple performances in public space and a web-based game built utilising the API of Google Maps. The core working group was producer and actor Sami Henrik Haapala, producer and dance artist Pirjo Yli-Maunula, director Janne Saarakkala, concept designer Toni […]

The Lost City in Oulu 2007

An urban adventure The Lost City in Oulu, Finland in 2007 laid the groundwork for the first Experience Park. The working group was producer and actor Sami Henrik Haapala, director Janne Saarakkala, concept designer Toni Alatalo, game designer Pekko Koskinen and travel guide Don Walsh. In the photo: Don Walsh and a tourist. Photographer unknown.