Stage Is Yours

08.02.2019 – 18.08.2019

The fourth-floor galleries will fill with participatory and experiential artworks that underline the concepts of giving, hospitality and togetherness.

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Iiu Susiraja

15.03.2019 – 28.07.2019

Finnish artist Iiu Susiraja is famous for her candid self-portraits in which she poses for the camera in everyday situations at home and in absurd situations.

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Alma Heikkilä

15.03.2019 – 28.07.2019
Kiasma Commission by Kordelin

Alma Heikkilä works primarily with subjects that lie beyond human sensory perception, such as microscopic organisms like bacteria, fungi, as well as the biosphere and climate change.

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URB 19 – festival for urban art and culture

07.06.2019 – 14.06.2019

A 20th edition of the URB festival spread in different locations around Helsinki presenting dance, performances, happenings, concerts and workshops.

The programme was curated with four young curators together with Kiasma Theatre’s production team.

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Maija Hirvanen: Magic and Despair

Maija Hirvanen: Magic and Despair

10.05.2019 – 17.05.2019

Choreographer and artist Maija Hirvanen examined the less obivous aspects of empathy in her performance Magic and Despair.

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Heidi Kilpeläinen: Land of Dreams

03.05.2019

A 3-channel video installation is about Heidi Kilpeläinen’s singing performance Tango Therapy.

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Tuuja Jänicke & Marja Silde: Esitys hyväksi elämäksi

Tuuja Jänicke & Marja Silde: Proposal for a Good Life

26.04.2019 – 12.05.2019

Durational installations inside Kiasma that were based on UN Universal World Human Rights.

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Love Foundation: Performing Love

Love Foundation: Performing Love

11.04.2019 – 12.04.2019

How can art create a culture of love? How to understand and celebrate love as a communal force?

Together with Kiasma, Love Foundation Helsinki organized a two-day charity art festival Performing Love. Through the mediums of contemporary art, discussions, workshops, performance, and music, our aim is to facilitate positive human interaction and to build a more beautiful urban culture. Performing Love consists of diverse art-related encounters, which let the audience delve both rationally and emotionally into the themes of love and caring for others. Performing Love is part of Kiasma’s next year theme: Here You Are.

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Lecture performance: What is life? An encounter between Art & Science with Björn Kröger (FI/DE) and Margherita Pevere (FI/IT)

05.04.2019

What is life? presented two different perspectives, one from art and one from science.

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There and Back Again

09.02.2018 – 24.03.2019

The collection exhibition will update ideas of contemporary art in the Baltic region.

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Sanna From – Heta Kuchka: Mashallah – ماشاءالله

07.03.2019 – 13.03.2019

An art project unites young immigrants and senior dancers to reflect together their visibility in the society.

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Concert in the dark: Karina

14.2.2019

Kiasma Theatre’s Concert in the dark -series was continued by by Finnish folk pop duo Karina.

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Concert: Högni (IS)

9.2.2019

A singer and songwriter from Iceland takes over Kiasma’s 5th floor and Shoplifter’s exhibition for one evening with a string quartet.

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Pilvi Takala

24.08.2018 – 17.02.2019

The unwritten rules of communities are a recurring theme in the art of Takala.

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Ann Veronica Janssens

12.10.2018 – 13.01.2019

Using sound, light and colour, Janssens creates spaces in which she explores visual perception and its limits.

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Koivuryhmä: The Gospel of Christmas

07.12.2018 – 16.12.2018

The performance, written and directed by Teemu Mäki, combines music, performance, visual art and research.

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Marie-Caroline Hominal / Markus Öhrn: Hominal/Öhrn

03.11.2018 – 04.11.2018

Moving in November contemporary dance festival programme.

The performance was an imagination of Öhrns passed grandmother and what would she do otherwise if given a chance.

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Concert in the Dark / Norman Orro: Music For Your Plants

26.10.2018

Music For Your Plants is an ongoing audiovisual project by Estonian artist Norman Orro. Active since 2010, the project has manifested in concept albums, installations, visual essays and collaborations with international artists.

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Janina Rajakangas Project: Canary

13.10.2018 – 20.10.2018

A Finnish choreographer Janina Rajakangas studied hypersensivity in her piece Canary. The performance was performed in Kiasma’s 2nd floor balcony as a double bill with Liisa Pentti +Co The Space -performance.

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Liisa Pentti +Co: The Space

13.10.2018 – 20.10.2018

The Space, made for six dancers and two live musicians, is a performance about emptiness, space and outer space, absence and presence. It is about the connection between seeing and understanding the meaning.

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Jānis Balodis / Dirty Deal Teatro: National Development Plan

20.09.2018

A solo performance by young Latvian theatre maker was based on the real national development plan made in Latvia.

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Egle Budvytyte

Eglė Budvytytė: Orcas and Volcanos

15.09.2018

Lithuanian born contemporary artist Eglė Budvytytė filled Kiasma Theatre’s stage with ecofeministic cantations in her solo performance Orcas and Volcanos – Incantation Karaoke.

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Nathaniel Mellors & Erkka Nissinen

16.03.2018 – 09.09.2018

The Aalto Natives showcased artist duo Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors who represented Finland at the 2017 Venice Biennale.

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Grayson Perry

13.04.2018 – 02.09.2018

English artist Grayson Perry observes the world through touching stories, the reappraisal of gender roles and absurd humour.

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Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe

09.02.2018 – 29.07.2018

In his pictures, Mamyshev-Monroe often assumes the role of some great and tragic historical figure.

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Maija Luutonen

09.02.2018 – 29.07.2018
Kiasma Commission by Kordelin

Helsinki-based artist Maija Luutonen works primarily with painting by exploring and expanding its boundaries and potential.

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