Finnish choreographer Johanna Nuutinen takes up residency here at Shawbrook to develop her latest piece IRIS. The multidisciplinary work is directed by Johanna Nuutinen in collaboration with film maker Jukka Rajala-Granstubb explores the themes of strength, desire and survival through the mediums of dance, film and photography. The production will premiere in Helsinki, Finland in September 2017. With them are renowned dance artists Nathalie Ruiz and Yvan Auzely. The production is supported by Finnish Cultural Foundation, Arts Promotion Center Finland, Vivicas Vänner Foundation and Huber Foundation.