Jani Leinonen

04.09.2015 – 31.01.2016

Jani Leinonen challenges us to question the structures and practices of art as well as politics and the world of education.

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Markus Heikkerö

09.10.2015 – 10.01.2016

When Heikkerö began his artistic career in the 1960s in the underground movement, he bewildered audiences with his openly sexual, surrealist works.

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Vankilateatteri

Kiasma Theatre & Finnish National Theatre’s Kiertuenäyttämö: Vapauden kauhu

13.11. – 9.12.2015

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.

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Moving in November

06.11.2015 – 07.11.2015

Meeting reveals a fascination with the articulation of the body and mind in motion.

/theatre.now – SharedSpace: Music Weather Politics

14.10.2015 – 18.10.2015

The annual /theatre.now event for contemporary theatre and performance is produced by Kiasma Theatre.

Of Haloes – The Politics of Perfection

25.09.2015 – 09.10.2015

What do haloes tell about our physical and political being in the world?

Ismo Kajander: Anartist

17.4.2015 – 9.8.2015

Ismo Kajander uses objects associated with private and collective memories in his art. Often the objects allude also to politics and society.

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Festival of urban art and culture

URB 15

30.07.2015 – 09.08.2015

The URB 15 festival is produced by Kiasma Theatre and it showcases Finnish and international young artists and practitioners, whose works and projects represent the most interesting urban art of today. The festival is a meeting place that offers the audience new and often surprising perspectives in the practice and worldview of the artists of the young generation.

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Face to Face

13.03.2015 – 07.02.2016

Portraits can acquire many different and even surprising forms in contemporary art.

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Robert Mapplethorpe

13.03.2015 – 13.09.2015

Consisting of more than 250 works, the retrospective exhibition in the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma offers a broad overview of the key periods of Mapplethorpe’s career.

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Elements

13.03.2015 – 09.08.2015

Elements continues the exhibition series that showcases well-known works with strong athmosphere from the Kiasma Collections.

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Janne Saarakkala: Talking Head

13.05.2015 – 30.05.2015

The charming performer makes a dream come true: a one-man show in which he speaks everything that comes into his mind in the moment.

Andy Warhol Superstars

29.04.2015

Simón Bergman brings together a multimedia happening inspired by the celebrity and creative power of the group that surrounded Andy Warhol in the 1960s.

SCHICK / GREMAUD / PAVILLON: 25 MINUTES

02.04.2015

25 MINUTES follows the neoliberal logic of exponentially growing value: more is more!

Kiasma Goes Taidehalli

10.10.2014 – 16.11.2014

The exhibition in Kunsthalle present Kiasma’s collections.

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Business as Unusual

24.10.-26.10.2014

The /theatre.now –event is arranged this year at Kiasma’s empty gallery spaces​.

Roger Bernat / FFF: Rite of Spring

24.10.-26.10.2014

Robert Bernat’s experimental remake from Pina Bausch’s dance classic.

URB 14

1.8. – 10.8.2014

15. kertaa järjestetyllä URB-festivaalilla oli monipuolisesti esillä mm. tanssia, teatteria, kuvataidetta, elokuvaa, kokemuksellisia kaupunkitilaan sijoittuvia esityksiä sekä installaatioita.

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Modig – Pallasvuo – Sutela

06.06.2014 – 06.06.2014

A Night of Three Performances. Kimmo Modig, Jaakko Pallasvuo and Jenna Sutela will each produce a 30-minute performance.

Together

16.05.2014 – 07.09.2014

Top names of Finnish contemporary art, design and fashion meet in the Together exhibition. Produced jointly by Marimekko and Kiasma, the boundary-breaking exhibition opens new views into the world of art and design.

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Agit-Cirk: Saivo

14.05.2014 – 17.05.2014

The multi-disciplinary circus ensemble has sought inspiration from folklore and mythologies. The word saivo refers to the abode of the dead where happy Saivo people live mirror lives with their heads pointing downwards. Part of the Cirko Festival 2014 programme.

Là-bas Performance Biennale

25.04.2014 – 26.04.2014

Held in Kiasma for the third time in 2014, the performance biennale takes the breakout of the First World War as its theme. What is the status, role and function of performance art in the current historical situation that is so very different from late 20th century reality?

Alfredo Jaar

11.04.2014 – 07.09.2014

The overriding theme in the artist’s large scale installations, films, photographs, objects, and neon works is human and social morals – our responsibility for our own fate and that of others. The retrospective show comprises more than 40 works from 1974–2014.

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A long time ago, But somehow in the Future -videoscreening

07.03.2014 – 07.03.2014

Kiasma Theatre presents in collaboration with Gallery Sinne a screening of shaking post-internet videos that are made by using collage technique. The screening is curated by Benjamin Orlow.

Tero Nauha: Life in Bytom

13.02.2014 – 14.02.2014

The ten-part performance is based on material collected in Bytom by Tero Nauha in 2012. The performance presents a review of the rapid structural changes that alter the former mining town and its current life, setting them in the context of the artist’s own life story. The work is part of Nauha’s doctoral research for the Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts.

Ars Fennica

07.02.2014 – 20.04.2014

The 2014 Ars Fennica candidates in a joint exhibition at Kiasma.