Pride: A Lesson in Empathy

Designed to help participants put themselves in the position of non-human organisms, the workshop includes a discussion around stories written by artist Eva Koťátková.

  • 30.6.2022 at 17–17.45
in Finnish
Eva Koťátková’s work is located on the 3rd floor of Kiasma. We will meet in the museum lobby.
Tickets: free admission
Requires pre-registration. See instructions for registration below.

Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Iisa Smeds.

What is it about?

Artist Eva Koťátková’s work in ARS22 in an exploration of empathy and interspecies relations. Lesson in Empathy is a 45-minute workshop conducted in the same gallery as Koťátková’s work. It is designed to evoke empathy with non-human organisms, and it includes a discussion around stories written by the artist. What does it feel like to be a fish on dry land? What can a bush be thinking when it is taken to the market? The stories covered in the workshop change every week.

A Lesson in Empathy is recommended for children over 12 years old. The workshop language is Finnish.


One workshop accommodates up to 15 people. Registration is binding.

Register here for the Lesson in Empathy