Mammalian Diving Reflex (CA): The Children’s choice awards

Get a no-nonsense, fresh take on the festival with this unique awards ceremony – where the only opinions that matter are those of the kids!The premise is simple – a group of kids from one of the schools in Kuopio are chauffeured from event to event, seeing everything in the festival, they offer incisive and audacious opinions. And then they hand out awards! That’s right, ANTI 2011 will close with an award ceremony like no other, the Children’s Choice Awards give a platform to young minds and lets them run riot. It’s going to be one hell of a party. Who wins? Will it be Juha Valkeapää winning the lowest voice gategory? The kid’s decide!

Mammalian Diving Reflex (CA)

Mammalian Diving Reflex, led by Darren O’Donnell, Eva Verity and Jenna Winter, is a Toronto-based research and performance art company dedicated to investigating the social sphere, always on the lookout for contradictions to whip into aesthetically scintillating experiences, producing one-off events, theatre-based performances, theoretical texts and community happenings. Working with adults and children alike.