Erkki Kurenniemi

01.11.2013 – 02.03.2014

The show presents work by Erkki Kurenniemi, a pioneer of Finnish electronic music, multimedia artist, experimental filmmaker and futurist.


14.10.2013 – 18.10.2013

Have you ever wondered what performance artists actually do for a living? Now is a perfect opportunity to seek answers behind the scenes.

Kiasma Hits

27.09.2013 – 07.09.2014

The collection exhibition presents gems from the Kiasma collection as well as all-time favourites of the art public.

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18.09.2013 – 06.10.2013

“This is about identity. Feminine, northern identity, or weird, multiple identity. Any kind of identity.”

Miet Warlop & CAMPO: Mystery Magnet

07.09.2013 – 07.09.2013

Mystery Magnet focuses on a panoramic space, a theatre stage on which is being unleashed a fantastical procession, a string of strong, free-standing images that together conjure up a singular world, using material transformations to propose a different mode of looking and experiencing.

Lost Lost Lost

22.08.2013 – 22.08.2013

Mekas’s film Lost Lost Lost consists of six film diaries shot by him in 1949–63.

Jonas Mekas

17.05.2013 – 29.09.2013

In his film diaries, Mekas has recorded everyday life and the art circles of New York from the 1960s to the present.

Marja Kanervo

17.05.2013 – 29.09.2013

A master of transitory art, Marja Kanervo will create in Kiasma works inducing powerful sensory experiences of space.


10.05.2013 – 10.05.2013

Helsinki-based defunensemble brings to Kiasma an eclectic range of recently composed electro-acoustic music.

Performanssi Portfolio 2013

27.04.2013 – 27.04.2013

Performance and its documentation are examined from several angles, from live performances to performances made for video.

Eija-Liisa Ahtila

19.04.2013 – 01.09.2013

New works by the internationally acclaimed artist invite us to consider the boundaries of the experience of being human.

Alamaailman Vasarat

28.03.2013 – 28.03.2013

The band Alamaailman Vasarat (‘Hammers of the Underworld’) is known throughout the world for its unique music.


20.03.2013 – 17.04.2013

An old ghost in a new body talks about ideas of leadership, politics, gender and sisu. URHO is a fictitious character, a team.

The Best of Tampere

16.03.2013 – 16.03.2013

Already a tradition, the series of screenings presents award-winning shorts from the Tampere Film Festival.

Pilvi Porkola: No More Broken Hearts

06.03.2013 – 10.03.2013

Pilvi Porkola reads her own love letters written in the past 15 years. They are full of tentative attempts to approach, find out where things stand, or how to split up.

Life Like – a weekend of documentary films

22.02.2013 – 24.02.2013

Are films art? If a video uses documentary footage, is it then a documentary? What is the truth? Can it be captured by camera?


20.02.2013 – 03.03.2013

A performance based on a play mutilated by Google Translator.

Jouko Lehtola

08.02.2013 – 18.08.2013

Jouko Lehtola captured in his photographs the seamy side of Finnish society and the sensitivity of young people.

Dan Perjovschi

08.02.2013 – 18.08.2013

Sharp-penned observer of contemporary Europe draws his insights on the walls of Kiasma.

Oliver Ressler

29.01.2013 – 29.01.2013

Austrian artist Oliver Ressler has been researching issues such as economics, democracy, forms of resistence and social alternatives.

Doc Point 2013

23.01.2013 – 27.01.2013

The 2013 DocPoint festival brings the best of Finnish and international documentary films to Helsinki for the 12th time.

LUX Helsinki

04.01.2013 – 28.02.2013

The year 2013 starts with Lux Helsinki festival. Kiasma presents light installation Linear Array and fire show in front of the building.

ICE HOT: DRIFT or drive

15.12.2012 – 15.12.2012

DRIFT or drive is a solo performance about human instincts caught between culture and biology.

ICE HOT: Display

14.12.2012 – 14.12.2012

Display examines identities, the world of gaming and theatricality in bright images and captivating soundscapes, investigating the way we assign meanings to the signals and symbols we encounter in the performance space.

Sisters – Tesoro III

13.12.2012 – 13.12.2012

The work Sisters is the last part of Ingemarsson’s trilogy Tesoro. The piece presents Anna Westberg, Siri Persson and their sisters from past generations.