The Birth of the Green Movement – An allegory of a project

12.12.2010 – 12.12.2010

The Birth of the Green Movement is the artistic conclusion of the three-year interdisciplinary Actor’s Art in Modern Times research project of the Theatre Academy Performance Arts Research Centre. It showcases the actor pedagogy developed during the project.

Oblivia: Entertainment Island 1-7

17.11.2010 – 04.12.2010

Entertainment Island scrutinises the manifold world of entertainment and popular culture through a performance trilogy, seminars, short films, photography and books.

Charm of Sound

08.11.2010 – 14.11.2010

Kiasma participates in the first Charm of Sound Festival this year. The festival, which focuses on the sound-based art scene, is organised by the Charm of Sound Association.

Demo Wednesdays

03.11.2010 – 03.11.2010

Screening III. This autumn’s Demo Wednesdays will feature video screenings. These free screenings are part of the programme provided during Kiasma’s free evenings.

Movement in November / Logobi 01 & Logobi 05

30.10.2010 – 07.11.2010

The German theatre director Monika Gintersdorfer and visual artist Knut Klassen have created a Logobi dance series where two actors or dancers – one European, the other African – interact insightfully with movements and dialogue through the modern phenomena of their respective dance cultures.

Kari Cavén

29.10.2010 – 06.02.2011

Kari Cavén’s way of depicting the world and being is unique and personal.

Pavlova Experiment

20.10.2010 – 03.11.2010

Pavlova Experiment is not only a performance but, as the name suggests, also an experiment. It is a sensory test field built among three performers and the audience where perception, dialogue and corporeal feeling are the key research equipment.

Ars Fennica 2010

08.10.2010 – 12.12.2010

The Ars Fennica art award is presented annually to one artist in recognition of distinctive creative output of exceptional merit. The candidates for the 2010 award are the painter Markus Konttinen, the sculptor Anne Koskinen, the photographic artist Jorma Puranen and the visual artists Jaakko Niemelä and Charles Sandison.

/ Festival

06.10.2010 – 17.10.2010

The / Festival, organised by Kiasma Theatre, provides a new vision or perspective into performing arts every year.

Demo Wednesdays

06.10.2010 – 06.10.2010

Screening II / 99YEARS OF MY LIFE, Complaint Choirs. This autumn’s Demo Wednesdays will feature video screenings. These free screenings are part of the programme provided during Kiasma’s free evenings.

James Elkins: Limits of Materiality in Art History

24.09.2010 – 24.09.2010

The Art History subject at the University of Helsinki, the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and the Society for Art History in Finland will host a James Elkins lecture session at the Kiasma Theatre.

WHS, new performance night

16.09.2010 – 26.09.2010

Kalle Hakkarainen: Nopeussokeus (Speed Blindness); Ville Walo: Mortimer. Mechanical and living machines meet in the new solo performances by WHS.

Harakka Association’s seminar

11.09.2010 – 11.09.2010

Environmental dimension – the significance of time and place in contemporary art. The seminar will examine the possibilities of ecological and environmental art in an urban framework. The seminar is strongly connected to the discourse on site and situation specific art.


10.09.2010 – 28.11.2010

CREAM, Kiasma’s main exhibition in 2010, will present the works of Damien Hirst and his contemporaries mainly from private Finnish collections.

Carl Knif: Hologram Walls

02.09.2010 – 05.09.2010

Hologram Walls takes the viewer into the midst of an apparently ordinary urban landscape and events.

Demo Wednesdays

01.09.2010 – 01.09.2010

Screening I / Ursula Mayer. This autumn’s Demo Wednesdays will feature video screenings. These free screenings are part of the programme provided during Kiasma’s free evenings.

The Night of the Arts

27.08.2010 – 27.08.2010

Kiasma will be a beehive of activity during the Night of the Arts.

URB 10

30.07.2010 – 08.08.2010

Urban art festival. Kiasma-teatteri’s URB10 festival examines urban art from various angles.

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22.05.2010 – 22.05.2010

Artist Ilya Glazunov. Take a trip back in time to the Soviet Union of the 1970s!

Ilja Glazunov and Finland

21.05.2010 – 29.08.2010

The exhibition examines the era of President Urho Kekkonen through an intriguing phenomenon that involved art. The Soviet artist Ilya Glazunov was considered Kekkonen’s “court painter”, a status that attracted a great deal of attention in Finland in the 1970s.

Cirko – Festival of Contemporary Circus

10.05.2010 – 12.05.2010

Arts Writers & Circus Arts vol. II – Focus on Circus Bodies European residency for young critics, cultural journalists and editors of arts magazines.

Denise Grünstein

30.04.2010 – 15.08.2010

The first extensive Finnish exhibition by Denise Grünstein, one of the best known Swedish photographic artists, showcases approximately 40 large works of photographic art and one video installation.

Là-bas→ Biennale

22.04.2010 – 25.04.2010

The very first Là-bas→ Biennale for performance art and new media art formats will create a cohesionary relation with live art of the 2000s by emphasising the mediaspatial aspects of performance.

All Fall Down

20.04.2010 – 20.04.2010

Philip Hoffman, 2009, 94 minutes, HDCAM. CANCELLED DUE FLIGHT PROBLEMS!

Common things

14.04.2010 – 12.09.2010

The common factor shared by artists in this exhibition is that they all depict this day and age in their work, examining and commenting on contemporary phenomena and the diversity of contemporary reality.

Jean-Luc Nancy

14.04.2010 – 14.04.2010

French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy’s lecture and a book release event.

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