Open call for curators, deadline 24.11.

20 November, 2017 - 10:28

Do you have an idea for Catalysti’s 2018 events? Would you like to curate some of them next year?

This open call for Catalysti members is for three different curators for: Week Against Racism, World Village Festival and Objekti festival. Please find here below the dates of the events and other infos:

Week Against Racism: March 21st-25th 2018, live art event: one date in that week, possible location WHS theatre, Helsinki.

Voices and Spaces: Paola Livorsi´s portrait concert on YLE Radio 1

19 October, 2017 - 07:22

On Friday October 20th Helsinki Music Centre, Black Box, will host the portrait concert of Paola Livorsi, Voices and Spaces, with live video art by Marek Pluciennik. With Tuuli Lindeberg soprano, Anni Elif Egecioglu vocalist, Ahoora Hosseini daf/tombak, Petri Kumela guitar, Uusinta Ensemble dir. Jószef Hárs, Juan de Diós Magdaleno live electronics.

More information on Finnish Music Quarterly:

Two Catalysti artists in multimedia play Das Faustexperiment in Aalen, Germany

14 October, 2017 - 18:20

The premiere of Das Faustexperiment on October 14th, 2017 in Aalen, Germany will include two artists from Catalysti. Giorgio Convertito, dance and Marek Pluciennik video art are part of the team, who have been working on the adapdation of Faust this past year, which culiminates in the premiere today and subsequent shows in October 2017 and March 2018. The play was directed by Marko Timlin.

Catalysti Open Meeting 5.9.

28 August, 2017 - 19:17

Dear Catalysti Artists,

Welcome to the first Open Meeting of autumn 2017!

On Tuesday 5.9. from 19:00 to 21:00 at Tenho Restobar, Helsinginkatu 15, Helsinki

You´re warmly invited to share ideas and suggestions for Catalysti activities in 2018. As you know, soon it will be time to apply from different institutions and we´d like to hear your voices and proposals!

Nabb + Teerin Lahopuutarha voitti Lauttasaaren kartanon taideteoksen suunnittelukilpailun

30 June, 2017 - 21:57

Taiteilijapari Janne Nabbin ja Maria Teerin ehdotus Lahopuutarha on valittu Lauttasaaren kartanon puiston tulevaksi taideteokseksi. Moniosainen teos ilmaisee luonnon kiertokulkua ja elämän tilapäisyyttä. Voittaja ja muut kilpailuteokset ovat nähtävissä Lauttasaaren kirjastossa 15. syyskuuta asti. 

Catalysti new board

11 May, 2017 - 11:06

Dear Catalysti artists,

We´re happy to inform you that a new board has been elected during the Annual General Meeting, held on last 3.5.2017: we welcome to the board two new members, Kemê Pellicer (vice-chairperson) and Timo Tuhkanen (treasurer). Paola Livorsi was re-elected as chairperson. The voters were 16, of which 11 present.

The new Catalysti board is composed as follows: Ana Parra, Anna Ruth, Edwina Goldstone, Egle Oddo, Kemê Pellicer, Marek Pluciennik, Paola Livorsi, Timo Tuhkanen. Arlene Tucker accepted later to come to the board.

Catalysti Annual General Meeting 3.5.2017

20 April, 2017 - 17:49

Dear Catalysti Artists,


You´re warmly welcome to Catalysti Annual General Meeting:

On Wedsneday May 3rd from 17:30 to 20:00

At TENHO RESTOBAR (Cabinet), Helsinginkatu 15, Helsinki


It will be important that most of Catalysti members will attend, as it is the moment of the year to elect the new board: see you there!


At the agenda: 


Catalysti´s withdrawal from IACF

19 March, 2017 - 16:35

Dear members,

As you know on 9.3.2017 there was an Extraordinary General Meeting at Baribal Bar, to discuss the position of Catalysti in IACF.

After a long discussion, Catalysti members voted to withdraw membership form IACF, with 8 against 7 votes. Following this decision, Sepideh Rahaa and Kemê Pellicer resigned from IACF board.

This meeting was called by the Catalysti Board to address concerns about the working methods employed by the International Artists Centre Finland (IACF).

Extraordinary General Meeting to vote 9th March

23 February, 2017 - 09:04


DAY 9.3.2017
from 18:20 to 20:00

At BARIBAL BAR, Perämiehenkatu 6-8, Helsinki 

Operational meeting 27.1.2017

22 January, 2017 - 16:49

Dear Catalysti Artists,

Welcome to the first Operational Meeting of the year 2017!

On Friday 27.1. from 17:00 to 20:00

Baribal bar, Perämiehenkatu 6-8, Helsinki

Catalysti joined International Artists Center Finland

29 November, 2016 - 10:46

During the Extraordinary General Meeting, held on 18th November 2016, Catalysti members voted to become part of the new association International Artists Center Finland, which gathers artists associations working in the transcultural domain. Sepideh Rahaa and Kemê Pellicer gave their availability to represent Catalysti on the board of IACF.

Extraordinary General Meeting 18.11.2016

22 October, 2016 - 15:44

Dear Catalysti Artists,

Welcome to our Extraordinary General Meeting!

TIME: Friday 18.11.2016 at 17:00-20:00


ADDRESS: Fredrikinkatu 19, 00120 Helsinki

Annual General Meeting 2016

20 April, 2016 - 07:03

Dear all,

We warmly invite you to join us for Catalysti Annual General Meeting at Café Signora Delizia!
Looking forward to hearing your suggestions and ideas for 2017 and the remainder of 2016.


MEETING TIME: Wednesday 20.04.2016 at 17:30 – 19:00

MEETING PLACE: Café Signora Delizia   

ADDRESS: Satamakatu 5 00160 Helsinki


23 February, 2016 - 11:01

What happens when multilingualism and art merge? When art is created in many different languages, what new forms does it take? What kinds of experiences crop up? What are the ways in which art can express multilingualism, and multilingualism can become art? How can art promote linguistic diversity? Join us to ponder these and other questions on March 3, 2016!

Check out Sivuvalo's video channel

12 November, 2015 - 11:07

Sivuvalo has its own alternative media called ‘Sivuvalo Channel (Sivuvalo Kanava)’, producing in-depth filmed interviews with professional poets and authors, academics, translators and more in order to contribute to the discussion of multilingualism in Finland and Northern Europe; and promote the contemporary international literature in the process.


Reminder...TAIKE FALL GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES-Project Grants,Multi-cultural projects, artist residencies, Regional project Grants.

4 November, 2015 - 17:58

Great News!

Changes have been made to the autumn application period for grants awarded by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike). Applications can now be submitted and processed online.

The application period for state project grants and regional working and project grants to be allocated in 2016 is 1 October to 6 November 2015. Applications must be received no later than 4:00pm on 6 November.


4 November, 2015 - 12:54

Submission for small art works for inclusion in the Christmas art fair in the Jyväskylä Art Museum.

Dates: Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of December. Open hours are from 11am until 6pm on both days.

The fair attracts approximately 2000-3000 visitors per day, with about 50 tables showing work by local artists and art-related associations.



Deadline for submissions collection NOVEMBER 17TH


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