Festival of urban art and culture

URB 15

30.07.2015 – 09.08.2015

The URB 15 festival is produced by Kiasma Theatre and it showcases Finnish and international young artists and practitioners, whose works and projects represent the most interesting urban art of today. The festival is a meeting place that offers the audience new and often surprising perspectives in the practice and worldview of the artists of the young generation.

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Vankilateatteri

Kiasma Theatre & Finnish National Theatre’s Kiertuenäyttämö: Vapauden kauhu

13.11.-9.12.2015

Vapauden kauhu (‘The Horror of Freedom’) – A performance about the end of imprisonment.
A joint production by the Finnish National Theatre’s Touring Stage and Kiasma Theatre, the performance explores the situations of people being released from prison, and why the process is so difficult in our society. Combining theatre, music and moving images, the performance includes both professional actors as well as people who have served time in prison.

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DEMONSTRATING MINDS: Disagreements in Contemporary Art

09.10.2015 – 20.03.2016

The exhibition presented through works by 19 international artists personal statements about the relationships between art and society.

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Jani Leinonen

04.09.2015 – 31.01.2016

Jani Leinonen challenges us to question the structures and practices of art as well as politics and the world of education.

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Markus Heikkerö

09.10.2015 – 10.01.2016

When Heikkerö began his artistic career in the 1960s in the underground movement, he bewildered audiences with his openly sexual, surrealist works.

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Moving in November

06.11.2015 – 07.11.2015

Meeting reveals a fascination with the articulation of the body and mind in motion.

/theatre.now – SharedSpace: Music Weather Politics

14.10.2015 – 18.10.2015

The annual /theatre.now event for contemporary theatre and performance is produced by Kiasma Theatre.

Of Haloes – The Politics of Perfection

25.09.2015 – 09.10.2015

What do haloes tell about our physical and political being in the world?

Ismo Kajander: Anartist

17.4.2015 – 9.8.2015

Ismo Kajander uses objects associated with private and collective memories in his art. Often the objects allude also to politics and society.

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Face to Face

13.03.2015 – 07.02.2016

Portraits can acquire many different and even surprising forms in contemporary art.

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Robert Mapplethorpe

13.03.2015 – 13.09.2015

Consisting of more than 250 works, the retrospective exhibition in the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma offers a broad overview of the key periods of Mapplethorpe’s career.

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Elements

13.03.2015 – 09.08.2015

Elements continues the exhibition series that showcases well-known works with strong athmosphere from the Kiasma Collections.

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Janne Saarakkala: Talking Head

13.05.2015 – 30.05.2015

The charming performer makes a dream come true: a one-man show in which he speaks everything that comes into his mind in the moment.

Andy Warhol Superstars

29.04.2015

Simón Bergman brings together a multimedia happening inspired by the celebrity and creative power of the group that surrounded Andy Warhol in the 1960s.

SCHICK / GREMAUD / PAVILLON: 25 MINUTES

02.04.2015

25 MINUTES follows the neoliberal logic of exponentially growing value: more is more!