Helsingin Esitystaiteen Keskus: DemoWednesdays

03.09.2008 – 03.12.2008

Demo Wednesdays are events of unfinished ideas, works in-progress and rehearsals.

Tuija Kokkonen/Maus&Orlovski

26.08.2008 – 01.09.2008

The Performance with the Ocean View – II Memo of Time. The basis of the presentation is the weather and the air, time and potential.


12.08.2008 – 31.08.2008

Imagine you are buying a ticket at the box office for an individual show on a specific day, but are not led to the auditorium of the theatre. Instead, you get a key and will be guided to a door. You open the door and find a phone ringing…  Part of the Baltic Circle theatre festival and the exhibition Fluid Street.

URB 08

01.08.2008 – 10.08.2008

The ninth edition of Kiasma Theatre’s URB Festival presents the pioneers and newcomers in the arenas of urban culture and art.

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Miss Landmine 2008

13.05.2008 – 17.05.2008

Miss Landmine 2008 is the first beauty pageant for women, who have lost limbs due to landmines. Part of the Baltic Circle theatre festival.

Cirko – New Circus Festival in Helsinki

10.05.2008 – 11.05.2008

La Scabreuse: Taïteul. The director of ‘Taïteul’, Jean-Michel Guy, is one of the most significant researchers and writers on new French circus.

Baltic Circle

09.05.2008 – 17.05.2008

Four-day workshop of contemporary theatre and criticism.

Jiri Geller

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.

Fluid Street – alone, together

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.

Freimien välissä – evening of animations

25.04.2008 – 25.04.2008

New international and Finnish animation art and festival favourites from all around Europe. 5 pm. Free entrance.

Loving revolution – evening of video art

18.04.2008 – 18.04.2008

Fictional film art works. 6 pm. Free entrance.

The Reality Research Centre: AS IF – the Open Series #10 CONCLUSIONS

18.04.2008 – 27.04.2008

There is a man on the stage. The man is looking at you; you are looking at the man.

Deborah Hay: If I Sing to You

10.04.2008 – 11.04.2008

The choreography of If I Sing to You is a song without words or music. It holds together through innumerable tender, witty, dark, volatile, theatrical and absurdly human moments choreographed and directed by Deborah Hay. It is performed by an outrageously gifted cast of 5 highly trained dancer/choreographers.

Kiasma in Berlin

23.03.2008 – 02.05.2008

An exhibition of Kiasma Collections at Felleshus, Berlin. The exhibition is part of Kiasma’s 10th anniversary.

The Best of Tampere

19.03.2008 – 19.03.2008

A Kiasma Theatre tradition, the Best of Tampere screening collects together awarded international and Finnish short films from the Tampere Film Festival. 6pm, tickets 7/5e

Pixelache Helsinki

12.03.2008 – 16.03.2008

Pixelache is a festival of electronic art.

Julian Schnabel: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

08.03.2008 – 09.03.2008

Performances in Kiasma Theatre on Saturday March 8 and Sunday March 9 at 2 pm. With museum ticket. Duration 107 min.

Julian Schnabel: The Conscious Gaze of Frightened Young Nuns

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.

Derevo (RUS): Ketzal

06.03.2008 – 06.03.2008

Leading Russian performance art group, Derevo, returns to the Kiasma Theatre after nine years.

Riitta – nainen talossa

08.02.2008 – 01.03.2008

A new Finnish experimental musical performed by seven men and a chamber orchestra. It is directed and written by Pauliina Hulkko with music and arrangements by Sanna Salmenkallio. Première – Fri 8th Feb.

Nan Goldin

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.


23.01.2008 – 27.01.2008

The DocPoint Festival presenting new and classic documentary films from around the world is already in its seventh year.

Miika Nyyssönen: Cavepainters Cave

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.

Image and After

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.

The Raw, The Cooked and The Packaged

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.

Carnegie Art Award

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.