Programme 2020

Diversity in Art: Art in Diversity is a two years programme (2019-2020) supported by Kone Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, the City of Helsinki, and the Ministry of Education and Culure.

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1.-13.10. “2084” Exhibition and Festival, Cable Factory, Valssaamo. The exhibition will showcase the work of  the association’s members, as well as welcome some international guests. Curated by Stockholm-based curator Anne Klontz, the event presents a diverse range of practices such as painting, sculpture, music, film and dance. Live art festival on  Saturday 10.10. and Tuesday 13.10. The programme will be published soon. See more info here.

23.-25.10.2020 Big Brothers and Sisters ed. 2. Three performances on a concept by Victor X. Space for Free Arts, Helsinki.

“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). Performances:

MIRROR, MIRROR SEES THEM ALL installation-performance by Nadja Pärssinen (dance and choreography), Roberto Fusco (sound, live visuals and interaction) and Virpi Velin (photography and choreography).

RED ROOM by Jaap Klevering, sound and performance artist.

Imaginarium of the Rational Thinker interactive installation by Uzair Amjad.

20.8. Night of the Arts: HES 2020 Helsinki Experimental Series: A performative/listening experience, in Vapaan taiteen tila at 7 pm. Curated by Sergio Castrillón

Gonzalo Muruaga (ARG/FIN). Electric guitar and electronics & Daniela Pascual (ECU/FIN). Action and sound performance.

Natalia Castrillón (COL/FIN), lever and Colombian harp & Suva (IND/FIN), action and sound performance.

In collaboration with Interkult ry, m{if} Museum of impossible forms, Korvat Auki Ensemble and Laponia Improvisations. 

Cyclical Enclosure, dance and art workshop, autumn 2020. With Geneva Rosett-Hafter, BA dance theatre: Project coordinator, educator, artist, dancer. Marja Koponen, MA dance art: Project developer, dancer, educator. Maria Prokhorova, BA dance art: Project developer, dancer, educator. Autumn 2020, location and date TBC.

Spring 2021:

Causatum 4, Helsinki. Fourth part of the Causatum Live Cinema series, initiated by Marek Pluciennik. A series “purely committed to practices using improvised live moving image” (M.P.).

Nonnihil second part of the video spectacle NULLA (Latin for not any) exploring the mindset of being trapped in an image created for immigrants, which deems them “not any” of “us”. Project in three parts by Marek Pluciennik.