11.03.2016 – 13.03.2016
This bitterly humorous monologue by the ageing performance artist Harald Jokesch examines the position of art and artists in the maelstrom of the ‘creative economy’. Designed by Joonas Lahtinen, the work blends live audio with performance and spatial installation, challenging us to consider what the ‘creative economy’ means to artists who do not want to operate as entrepreneurs.
Curated by Jussi Koitela, Skills of Economy Session – Beginning From the End is an event that seeks to understand resource depletion, death and the hybrid forms of culture, nature and technology as a foundation for new economic and social agencies as well as artistic work.
15.01.2016 – 12.02.2016
Rechnitz (Tuhon enkeli) (in English, “The Exterminating Angel”) is based on an exceptional contemporary play by Nobel Prize-winning writer Elfriede Jelinek. The play is an essayistic, exhausting account of the murder of some 200 Hungarian Jews in Rechnitz Castle in 1945.
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.
13.10.2017 – 18.02.2018
Kiasma presented a joint exhibition by the five candidates for the 2017 Ars Fennica, the most prestigious art award in Finland. The candidates were Maija Blåfield, artist couple Pekka and Teija Isorättyä, Perttu Saksa, Kari Vehosalo, and Camilla Vuorenmaa.
06.11.2015 – 07.11.2015
Meeting reveals a fascination with the articulation of the body and mind in motion.
14.10.2015 – 18.10.2015
The annual /theatre.now event for contemporary theatre and performance is produced by Kiasma Theatre.
25.09.2015 – 09.10.2015
What do haloes tell about our physical and political being in the world?