Following its display in the Centre Pompidou, Paris, and Tate, London, the exhibition of Mona Hatoum’s work – the first solo show to be held in Finland – opened on Friday in Kiasma, Helsinki.Read More
Author: Donna Roberts
In an era when the very existence of artists is under threat by the well-heeled apparatchiks of austerity and quick-fixes, we are reminded that artistic methods have much to offer us.Read More
Imagine, if you can, a Buddhist monk crossed with late ‘70s ironic pop group, The Buggles, and you’ll get a picture of Choi.Read More
It is due to the effect of the mass impact of manual human effort that one leaves this show feeling uplifted and impressed.Read More
The works were created “one misfortune at a time,” and represent Pekka Jylhä’s responses to a series of recent high-profile horrors, including the drowned Aylan Kurdi, the attack on the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris and the deliberate downing of the Germanwings flight 9525 in 2015.Read More
DocPoint 2016: Immigration and Ghosts of Finland’s War-torn Past Dominate This year’s Documentary Film Festival
The 15th annual DocPoint festival kicks off today, bringing to Helsinki some of the best-received documentary films of the last year.Read More
While displaying images of women’s heavily bruised bottoms might at first sound like cause for anxiety, the erotic exhibitionism of these works comes directly from the heart of the racy all-girl subculture, Roller Derby.Read More
With about 70,000 sold tickets, a captivating sound system and well over 100 performers, the director, Tiina Puumalainen, brings the classic horror tale to life.Read More
Tolkien’s ‘The Story of Kullervo’, a Reworking of a Story in the Finnish Epic ‘Kalevala’ Is Released Today
On August 27 2015, HarperCollins will publish a new edition of ‘The Story of Kullervo’, one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s earliest pieces of fiction that was essentially a reworking of a story from The Kalevala and one of the most stunningly unusual and dismally tragic stories in the history of all known folklore.Read More
We asked three of Finland’s most critically acclaimed film directors and screen-writers for their tips on what to see at Espoo Ciné this year.Read More
The Aleph is an innovative, interactive installation, that combines gaming technology and the fantastic literary imagination of Jorge Luis Borges to create an aesthetic experience of infinite spatial intrigue.Read More
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