Kiasma in Kallio

05.12.2008 – 06.01.2009

Kasitonni’s Christmas at Gallery Alkovi.

Loop of the Month: Tangential Documentaries

05.12.2008 – 11.01.2009

Jenny Yurshansky and Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen. Curator’s choice.

Nälkäteatteri / In Alternate Spaces group

03.12.2008 – 10.12.2008

In Alternate Spaces group of Nälkäteatteri presents an interactive perfomance about Odradek.

Japanese animations

28.11.2008 – 28.11.2008

Kiasma Theatre screens modern Japanese animation films.

Avanto 2008: Ken Jacobs (USA)

21.11.2008 – 23.11.2008

Kiasma Theatre screens Ken Jacobs’ movies as a part of Avanto Festival.

Lens Politica – festival of film and media art

19.11.2008 – 19.11.2008

Lens Politica is a festival of  social and political documentaries, contemporary art and media activism. The opening of Lens Politica Festival is held at Kiasma Theatre.

Heli Meklin ja Michael Laub (FIN/BE): Bruce and more

08.11.2008 – 09.11.2008

Bruce and more is partly based on Meklin’s previous work, Portrait Series Berlin: Professional and non-professional dancers. Bruce and more continues exploring identity construction and pretence utilizing Meklin’s personal life and experiences. Part of Moving in November festival.

Ayelen Parolin: Troupeau/Rebaño (ARG/BE)

05.11.2008 – 06.11.2008

In Troupeau/Rebaño, Parolin sinks her teeth in instincts and explores the wavering boundary between human beings and animals. The groups work covers the most instinctive behaviour of humans: lust and violence. Part of the Moving in November festival.


01.11.2008 – 02.11.2008

A funny, intelligent and topical performance of the shifting centre of Europe. Part of Moving in November festival.

Drawn in the Clouds

01.11.2008 – 01.02.2009

Drawn in the Clouds features artwork that focuses on reaching out from the ground to the skies. The contributors include a total of 12 artists from Korea, Japan and China, among them, Yoko Ono, Do Ho Suh and Li Wei.

Kim Levin: Notes and Itineraries 1975-2004

17.10.2008 – 01.02.2009

The notes of Kim Levin, an art critic from New York.


17.10.2008 – 18.01.2009

The exhibition examines minimalism and the modern art trends it inspired. From the late 1960s to today, the exhibition follows the paths that branched out from minimalism. The exhibition includes significant, heavily material works by such major figures of minimalism as Donald Judd, Robert Morris and Richard Stella.

reMAKE 5: Aurora Reinhard

10.10.2008 – 11.01.2009

The work Julio & Lupitá, 2004 by Aurora Reinhard ends the reMAKE-series. Reinhard’s video work reveals how stories and scenes move from one art form to another.


01.10.2008 – 12.10.2008

Contemporary theatre event / takes place for the fourth time. Programme includes premieres, international guest performances, demos, re-premieres, talks and writings.

Ville Walo & Kalle Hakkarainen / WHS

11.09.2008 – 19.10.2008

Puun syy – Wood Fibre – Tree’s Fault. The performance investigates man’s relationship to paper as building material, natural resource and almost invisible everyday commodity.

Matti Kalkamo

09.09.2008 – 19.10.2008

The Seeds of a Bitter Heart, 2008
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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.

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