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Cultural Fund for Finland
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National Museum of Finland

 

Lasipalatsin Media Centre

 

Helsinki City Transport

 

YIT Rakennus Oy
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Known as an innovative pioneer in the arts, the Artists´ Association Muu celebrates its coming of age in 2005 by organising an extensive anniversary exhibition.

The exhibition is curated by Riikka Ala-Harja, Maria Duncker, Minna Heikinaho and Kari Yli Annala. They selected 27 members of the Association representing different areas of new media art. The artists in turn were asked to select a partner or team from any field of their choosing. Hence, apart from visual artists, the exhibition features contributions by sound artists, musicians, composers, set designers, a biologist, an environmental aesthetician,
an opera singer and an architect. The teams have now completed their challenging work and in February the public can see for themselves the results of partnerships, such as a team of
a conceptual artist and an opera singer, or a sculptor and a biologist. All works in the exhibition are new and the genres represented range from sound and light art, environmental and performance art to conceptual, media and video works.

In addition to Kunsthalle and the MUU gallery, works will be on exhibit on the facades of the Lasipalatsi and Kunsthalle buildings and on the 3T tramline. An extensive catalogue will be published in conjunction with the exhibition.

press release.pdf

PINK TWINS & KAFFE MATTHEWS (UK)
Concert of experimental sound art - the world premiere performance of PINK TRIO
Temppeliaukio church, Wed 9 March at 8.30pm, free entrance.

As a part of the MUU 18 Anniversary events there will be an experimental sound art concert in the Temppeliaukio church on 9th of March. This is the first time PINK TRIO / Pink Twins(Helsinki) and Kaffe Matthews(UK) perform together.

The concert is supported by AVEK

Kaffe Matthews performs also at Umo Jazz House March 8th, as part of Charm of Sound / Musica Nova festival. http://lumo.anoema.com

More information: press release.pdf

EXHIBITION PROGRAMME

Exhibitions in the Kunsthalle and the MUU gallery from 12 February to 6 March 2005.

Kunsthalle Helsinki
Nervanderinkatu 3, 00100 Helsinki, tel. 09-454 2060
Opening hours: Tue, Thu, Fri 11am-6pm, Wed 11am-8pm, Sat, Sun noon-5pm, Mon closed.
Admission: EUR 5 / 4. Children under 18 years free of charge.
Guided tours on Sundays at 3 pm.

MUU gallery
Nervanderinkatu 10, 00100 Helsinki, tel. 09-625 972
Opening hours: Tue, Thu, Fri 11am-6pm, Wed 11am-8pm, Sat, Sun noon-5pm, Mon closed. Free admission.


Works on exhibit in public spaces during the exhibition
Veikko Björk & Hanna Mattila: video installation on 3T tramline, daily at 10am-6pm
Kati Rapia & Kimmo Ylönen: video installation, front facade of the Lasipalatsi building daily at 5:30pm-9pm
Pekka Kainulainen: performance, National Museum of Finland, 11 February 2005 at 5.30pm
Pink Twins & Kaffe Mathews: sound art performance, Temppeliaukio church, 9 March 2005 at 8.30pm


THE ARTISTS AND THEIR PARTNERS


Veikko Björk
&
Hanna Mattila
artist
 
environmental aesthetician, urban researcher
     
Marina Ciglar
&
Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen
artist
artist
     
Jari Haanperä
&
Esa Parkatti
media artist, film director and
lighting and sound designer
artisan
 
     
Minna Haukka
&
Paulina Eglé Pukyté (Lithuania)
artist
artist
     
Gun Holmström
&
Jari Lehtinen
artist
industrial designer
     
Tanja Koponen
&
Telma Pietiäinen
artist
child
     
Mikko Kuorinki
&
Essi Kausalainen
artist
performance artist
     
Jouni Kujansuu
&
Heikki Rapo
artist
artist
     
Anni Laakso
&
Antti Halkka
artist
biologist, journalist, writer, researcher
     
Elina Merenmies
&
Markku Paasonen
artist
poet
 
Juha Mäki-Jussila
&
Mika Nikander
artist
opera singer, baritone
 
Maarit Nevanperä
&
Antti Hämäläinen
artist
artist
     
Erkka Nissinen
&
Riiko Sakkinen
artist
  artist
 
Tuula Närhinen
&
wild animals
artist
     
Marika Orenius
&
Jesper Toss (Sweden)
artist
exhibition technician
     
Vesa-Pekka Rannikko
&
Jussi Kuittinen
artist
set designer
     
Kati Rapia
&
Kimmo Ylönen
artist
  artist
     
Pekka Sassi
&
Anton Nikkilä
artist
musician, sound artist
     
Tülay Schakir
artist
&
Tomi Perko
architect
     
Ellika Sjöstrand
&
Dennis Lindqvist
artist
musician, composer
     
Juha van Ingen
&
Pekka Nevalainen
artist
artist
     
Sami van Ingen
&
Petri Kuljuntausta
artist
artist
     
Mikko Maasalo
&
Denise Ziegler
&
Peter Holmgård (Denmark)
artist
artist
set designer
         
Maria Ylikoski
&
Janne Jankeri
&
Susanna Laaksonen
artist
 
sound recordist,
sound designer
scriptwriter
 
         
&
Heli Perttula
&
Samuli Saastamoinen
actor
cinematographer
         

PERFORMANCES

Pekka Kainulainen
artist
     
Pink Twins (Vesa ja Juha Vehviläinen)
&
Kaffe Mathews (UK)
visual and sound artists
sound artist
     
Seppo Renvall
&
Iiris Koistinen
artist
artist
     


WORK GROUP

Curators
Minna Heikinaho, artist
Maria Duncker, artist
Riikka Ala-Harja, writer
Kari Yli-Annala, researcher, artist

Architecture of exhibition
Tuija Järvenpää, architect

Grafic design
Sasha Huber ja Petri Saarikko

MUU production
Timo Soppela, director, the Artists´ Association Muu
Henriikka Oksman, chairperson, the Artists´ Association Muu
Mirva Pulkkinen, producer