22.01.2010 – 28.03.2010
The exhibition on the fifth floor in Kiasma presents Jenssen’s latest work, colouristically exuberant paintings and organic sculptures. The titles of Jenssen’s works evolve slowly during the painting process.
22.01.2010 – 28.03.2010
18.11.2009 – 17.01.2010
The work of Pilvi Takala is based on a month long stay at the premises of Kiasma’s corporate partner, Deloitte. During the intervention an initially normal-seeming marketing trainee starts to apply peculiar working methods.
09.10.2009 – 10.01.2010
Five Finnish artists have been nominated for the Ars Fennica award in 2009. The winner will be picked by Vicente Todoli, the director of Tate Modern. The winner will be announced on 19 November 2009. Viewers of the exhibition at Kiasma also have the chance to vote for their favourite artist.
07.06.2009 – 22.11.2009
Kiasma takes part in the Venice Biennale for the first time this year, when Finland has the Aalto Pavilion from 1956 in use once again. As an international collaboration between Kiasma and Frame, the work Fire & Rescue Museum by artist Jussi Kivi is presented in the Pavilion.
15.05.2009 – 30.08.2009
A perspective on what it means to be a man in the 2000s through contemporary art. What do men who are not content to stick with standard assumptions present in their art? Featured artists are Jan-Erik Andersson, Kalle Hamm & Dzamil Kamanger, Jukka Korkeila, Jouni Kujansuu, Pekka Niskanen, Harri Pälviranta, Kari Soinio and Viggo Wallenskiöld.
15.05.2009 – 09.08.2009
Three major Finnish artists, Markus Copper, Jari Haanperä and Kimmo Schroderus, concentrate on spatial issues in the Kiasma summer exhibition.
27.03.2009 – 14.02.2010
The exhibition Tracking Traces… examines people, nature and culture through a variety of traces. Metaphorically, it studies tracking and positioning as a kind of expedition. Traces can be found near and far, from the human body to imagery of advertising and urban space. Traces may be deliberately or accidentally created marks or imprints that we leave and meet every day. Tracking Traces… comprises three sections: smudge, barcode and imprint.
26.02.2009 – 26.04.2009
Architecture is the subject matter of Berlin-based photographer Ola Kolehmainen’s art. Instead of merely documenting it, he crops and brings forth interesting and surprising details. The name of the exhibition implies that in Kolehmainen’s photographs a building is not primarily a building but a fabric of colour, light, shapes, surfaces and depth, repetition and composition, an expedition to the image.
13.02.2009 – 19.04.2009
Marita Liulia’s most recent multimedia project views the major religions of the world from multiple perspectives, particularly the female one. Liulia’s work juxtaposes Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Sikhism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto. The exhibition is a visual and experiential whole comprising photographs, paintings, objects and media works.
16.01.2009 – 01.03.2009
Marja Kanervo’s works, which strongly appeal to a sense of presence and space, are frequently open events in their nature. The viewer is continuously able to perceive parts of a whole or the installation’s form at a certain moment. The video projection documenting the creation process, Untitled, 2007 offers a new, more comprehensive perspective into Kanervo’s art.
05.12.2008 – 06.01.2009
Kasitonni’s Christmas at Gallery Alkovi.
05.12.2008 – 11.01.2009
Jenny Yurshansky and Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen. Curator’s choice.
01.11.2008 – 01.02.2009
Drawn in the Clouds features artwork that focuses on reaching out from the ground to the skies. The contributors include a total of 12 artists from Korea, Japan and China, among them, Yoko Ono, Do Ho Suh and Li Wei.
17.10.2008 – 01.02.2009
The notes of Kim Levin, an art critic from New York.
17.10.2008 – 18.01.2009
The exhibition examines minimalism and the modern art trends it inspired. From the late 1960s to today, the exhibition follows the paths that branched out from minimalism. The exhibition includes significant, heavily material works by such major figures of minimalism as Donald Judd, Robert Morris and Richard Stella.
10.10.2008 – 11.01.2009
The work Julio & Lupitá, 2004 by Aurora Reinhard ends the reMAKE-series. Reinhard’s video work reveals how stories and scenes move from one art form to another.
09.09.2008 – 19.10.2008
The Seeds of a Bitter Heart, 2008
09.05.2008 – 03.08.2008
The basic premise of silversmith and artist Jiri Geller (b. 1970) in his private exhibition is to examine light and uplifting, things such as balloons.
09.05.2008 – 21.09.2008
In the tenth anniversary exhibition, a street functions as a metaphorical space, a common everyday space or a flow of time.
23.03.2008 – 02.05.2008
An exhibition of Kiasma Collections at Felleshus, Berlin. The exhibition is part of Kiasma’s 10th anniversary.
08.03.2008 – 13.04.2008
The new works of the grown up ‘enfant terrible’ are linked with the sensational ‘plate paintings’ of the 1980s in an exhibition presenting the career of the prolific artist.
01.02.2008 – 13.04.2008
Nan Goldin (born 1953), who does not shy away from taboo subjects, is one of the most significant photographers of our time.
11.01.2008 – 20.04.2008
The plain cubic and grey exterior of the installation by Miika Nyyssönen (b. 1965) hides inside the opposite element: a colourful “cave” in rich shapes and forms. The Cavepainters Cave is a part of Kiasma Collections.
11.01.2008 – 01.03.2009
The Image and After exhibition is about internal movements of art, which travel back and forth in the history of contemporary art and its living practices.
30.11.2007 – 06.01.2008
This multi-part exhibition introduces to the viewer works of art, archives and historical accumulations from the Perestroika period – in different stages of their genealogy and association.
26.10.2007 – 06.01.2008
Carnegie Art Award was founded in 1998 to promote Nordic contemporary art and artists. In addition to the exhibition, the event includes awards to four of the participating artists, an exhibition book and a film presenting the artists.