There and Back Again

09.02.2018 – 24.03.2019

The collection exhibition will update ideas of contemporary art in the Baltic region.

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Pilvi Takala

24.08.2018 – 17.02.2019

The unwritten rules of communities are a recurring theme in the art of Takala.

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Ann Veronica Janssens

12.10.2018 – 13.01.2019

Using sound, light and colour, Janssens creates spaces in which she explores visual perception and its limits.

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Koivuryhmä: The Gospel of Christmas

07.12.2018 – 16.12.2018

The performance, written and directed by Teemu Mäki, combines music, performance, visual art and research.

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Marie-Caroline Hominal / Markus Öhrn: Hominal/Öhrn

03.11.2018 – 04.11.2018

Moving in November contemporary dance festival programme.

The performance was an imagination of Öhrns passed grandmother and what would she do otherwise if given a chance.

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Concert in the Dark / Norman Orro: Music For Your Plants


Music For Your Plants is an ongoing audiovisual project by Estonian artist Norman Orro. Active since 2010, the project has manifested in concept albums, installations, visual essays and collaborations with international artists.

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Janina Rajakangas Project: Canary

13.10.2018 – 20.10.2018

A Finnish choreographer Janina Rajakangas studied hypersensivity in her piece Canary. The performance was performed in Kiasma’s 2nd floor balcony as a double bill with Liisa Pentti +Co The Space -performance.

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Liisa Pentti +Co: The Space

13.10.2018 – 20.10.2018

The Space, made for six dancers and two live musicians, is a performance about emptiness, space and outer space, absence and presence. It is about the connection between seeing and understanding the meaning.

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Jānis Balodis / Dirty Deal Teatro: National Development Plan


A solo performance by young Latvian theatre maker was based on the real national development plan made in Latvia.

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Egle Budvytyte

Eglė Budvytytė: Orcas and Volcanos


Lithuanian born contemporary artist Eglė Budvytytė filled Kiasma Theatre’s stage with ecofeministic cantations in her solo performance Orcas and Volcanos – Incantation Karaoke.

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Nathaniel Mellors & Erkka Nissinen

16.03.2018 – 09.09.2018

The Aalto Natives showcased artist duo Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors who represented Finland at the 2017 Venice Biennale.

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Grayson Perry

13.04.2018 – 02.09.2018

English artist Grayson Perry observes the world through touching stories, the reappraisal of gender roles and absurd humour.

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Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe

09.02.2018 – 29.07.2018

In his pictures, Mamyshev-Monroe often assumes the role of some great and tragic historical figure.

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Maija Luutonen

09.02.2018 – 29.07.2018
Kiasma Commission by Kordelin

Helsinki-based artist Maija Luutonen works primarily with painting by exploring and expanding its boundaries and potential.

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Urbaanin taiteen ja kulttuurin festivaali

URB 18

07.06.2018 – 14.06.2018

The 19th edition of URB festival presents i.a. a 10-hour solo concert by a drummer Tatu Rönkkö, street dance rooted dance groups Sensum and NOD,  performance SMS – Soft Message Service by a director Joel Neves which explores the cultures of digital and physical communication, an event about climate change Huomattavaa häiriötä ilmastonmuutoksesta.

The festival was shifted from August to June.

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Olavi Louhivuori

Concert in the dark: Olavi Louhivuori


A Finnish musician Olavi Louhivuori created a concert in the dark.

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Caprices III

Henri Hütt & Mihkel Ilus: Caprices III

06.04.2018 – 07.04.2018

performance_now programme

A performative installation by young Estonian artists is dominated by the frontal collision of black and white magic. The performance is inspired by Kiasma Theatre’s space.

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Maria Metsalu: Mademoiselle X

UUE – Estonian Contemporary (performance) Art Festival

21.02.2018 – 25.02.2018

UUE-festival celebrates Estonia’s 100th anniversary by presenting the new artistic generation featuring Flo Kasearu, Iggy Lond Malborg, Maria Metsalu, Kristina Norman ja  SU—MU.

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