15 November, 2018 - 11:30

Dear Artists,

Catalysti is cooperating with the theatre company Strindberg Laboratory (US/Finland, for a one day festival, The Conqueror and the Conquered, to be held in Malmitalo on 25.4.2019.

Catalysti 5th year anniversary get-together

26 September, 2018 - 15:12

Dear Artists,

Welcome to Catalysti 5th year Anniversary get-together!

On Thursday 25th October at 19:00 in Maunulatalo, Metsäpurontie 4, Helsinki. Please confirm your participation before 19.10.

Five years is an important amount of time and we will love to be all together celebrating.

It will be also an occasion to meet and have an open talk about the future of the association.

We wish as many of you can be present!

Results of Open call for Moniheli fair, Integration 2018

2 September, 2018 - 10:27

Catalysti proposed the following performers to Moniheli fair, Integration 2018, 18.9.2018:

Ahoo Band, a fusion of Spanish, Middle Eastern band, based on the Turkish, Persian, Kurdish, Arabic traditions, with Western jazz elements. 

La Colectiva: Radikaali Sekoitus // Mixtas y Radicales. Performance with video, sound and poetry collage. La Colectiva: Martina Adela Miño, Roxana Crisólogo, Rosamaría Bolom and Ana Gutieszca

Results of Open Call for Tumultus - live cinema at Myymälä2 23.8.

10 August, 2018 - 11:21

Thank you all for your proposals! We wish the time and budget constraints would allow for all of the proposals to be produced! We are happy to invite Derek Holzer to perform his Vector Synthesis live cinema performance at the Causatum 2 Live Cinema event on the 23 August 2018 .  

OPEN CALL results: internships in Catalysti

26 June, 2018 - 10:03

Dear all,

The board chose two persons for the internship in Catalysti, starting in August 2018: Jordy Valderrama and Sheung Yiu.

Thank you to all the applicants!

Summer greetings,

Catalysti board

OPEN CALL: internship in Catalysti

6 June, 2018 - 10:55


Would you like to give us a hand at the office?

Catalysti is looking for an intern since 1.8.2018 onwards. The tasks include website and social media updating, communication and help with art events organisation.

The internship will be done in agreement with the Unemployment office (työkokeilu or työharjoittelu) so the applicant must be registered as unemployed.

Catalysti new board 2018

22 May, 2018 - 15:20

Dear Catalysti artists,

During the Annual General Meeting of last 14.5. a brand new board has been elected!

The voters were 31, of which 14 present. All the candidates were elected: 

Mariam Haji (28 votes), Uzair Amjad (26), Ebunoluwa Kivinen (23), Tatiana Solovieva (23), Paola Livorsi (chairperson, 20) and Gian Majidi (reserve board member, 19).

Thanks to the former board members, especially to our founding members Edwina Goldstone and Marek Pluciennik.

Catalysti Annual General Meeting 2018

3 May, 2018 - 17:33

Dear Catalysti Artists,

You´re warmly welcome to Catalysti Annual General Meeting:

On Monday May 14th at 17:00

At Thirsty Scholar, Fabianinkatu 37 Helsinki

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

Caisa selection of Catalysti artists

3 May, 2018 - 11:39

Following Catalysti application, Caisa will present two live art works by Catalysti artists:

MIRROR, MIRROR SEES THEM ALL, multimedia performance by Nadja Pärssinen, Roberto Pugliese and Virpi Velin.

RED ROOM, sound performance by Jaap Klevering.

The live art event "Big Brothers and Sisters", on a concept by Victor X, will take place in Caisa new venue, Leipätehdas, Helsinki, in October 2018.

Big thanks to all the artists for their interesting propositions!



30 April, 2018 - 12:30

We are happy to announce our newest members, who joined Catalysti since the beginning of 2018:

Azar Saiyar  - Film, Visual Arts

Gian Majidi  - Music

Jakob Johannsen - Photography, Visual Arts

Open call for Caisa: results

3 March, 2018 - 09:10

Catalysti board chose the following projects, for the application to Caisa "Big Brothers and Sisters", autumn 2018: 

Nadja P�rssinen, Roberto Pugliese, Virpi Velin: Mirror mirror sees them all - performance installation

Lora Dimova: �FREQUEN?Y?Domain?� animation, Holographic Realms - photographs/sculptures

Jaap Klevering: Red Room - performance

Nayab Ikram: Dial-up - interactive installation

We thank you all for the high quality proposals!

Caisa will inform about the results later this spring.

Open call for Caisa opening autumn 2018

24 January, 2018 - 12:25

Dear artists,

Catalysti is joining forces to apply to Caisa re-opening in autumn 2018, in the new premises in Kallio. You�re invited to send proposals on the theme "Big Brothers and Sisters", proposed by our fellow artist Victor X:

 "It doesn't have to be limited by Orwell's horrors. The AI is coming into our lives slowly but surely. It is adding something substantially new. Watch our kids talking to their Siris and Alices, this is a brave new world" (Victor X). 

Catalysti first Open Meeting 2018

20 January, 2018 - 15:25

Dear artists,

Welcome to Catalysti first Open Meeting of the new year!

On Sunday 4.2. at 5-7 pm in Caf� Baribal, Per�miehenkatu 6/8 Helsinki.

We�ll talk about projects and activities for 2018 and prepare the association�s General Meeting, to be held in the spring.

The focus will be on the candidatures for the new board: all the positions are open, so you are warmly invited to come and participate!

The future of Catalysti depends on you too!

Open call for curators: results

17 December, 2017 - 10:30

Catalysti board voted and approved the following projects for 2018:

Parasite Radio, Week against racism, 23.3.2018 WHS Union Theatre. Curator Juan Duarte.

Africa Inside / Future Inside, World Village Festival 26.-27.5.2018. Curator: Tatiana Solovieva. Artists: Rosamaria Bolom, Macoumba Ndiaye

Mechanics of Conformity, Objekti Festival, Espoo, August-September 2018. Curator: Sepideh Rahaa. Artists: Rosamaria Bolom, Edwina Goldstone, Martina Mino Perez, Sepideh Rahaa, Arlene Tucker.

Thanks to you all for your proposals, looking forward to the coming new year!

Catalysti pikkujoulu & end of the year get-together

11 December, 2017 - 08:26

You�re warmly welcome to join us for this end of the year get-together in caf� Gran Delicato!

In Kalevankatu 34, Helsinki, on Saturday 16.12. at 4-6 pm.

We�ll announce the results of the Open Call for Curators and collect ideas and suggestions for next year activities.

The party will merrily spill over the city after 6 pm...
Looking forward to seeing you there!

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. J�szef H�rs, Juan de Di�s 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 el�m�n tilap�isyytt�. Voittaja ja muut kilpailuteokset ovat n�ht�viss� Lauttasaaren kirjastossa 15. syyskuuta asti. 


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