Happy Birthday, Kiasma!

The Fluid Street, Kiasma’s tenth anniversary

ART, artists and art lovers will meet inside and outside Kiasma to participate in a variety of events as the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma celebrates its 10th anniversary with free entrance. Everyone can join and enjoy the birthday-weekend programme starting at noon on 31 May and 1 June.

Strip at the Kiasma Theatre: Have you ever wondered what it is like to hear a museum whispering sounds of art? The unique audio work that mirrors the experience of an art museum is a creation of the musicians Niclas Kristiansson, Roope Kinnunen and Matti Pentikäi-
nen. Microphones were placed around Kiasma recording sounds in real-time to show us how Kiasma sounds.

Scenes in open rehearsal by Ville Walo: What is the essence of the reality of objects and people’s relationship to paper as a cultural construction material? Paper is a natural means of communication, we don’t think about its reality and much less about how it influences us. It is a thought-provoking, almost philosophical, travel through art, approached through juggling, the written word, sketches, film narration and vocal expression which will premiere in September.

Fifteen minutes of fame: Kiasma will feature street artists, dancers and musicians willing to express their creativity on a stage by the main entrance. Who knows? Maybe fame finds its way and new stars are born.

Pink surprises in the streets of Helsinki: All poetry lovers should pay attention to people dressed in pink suits wandering the streets of Helsinki giving letters. Guests who bring the letter to Kiasma can participate in writing a collective poem. Let your creativity and imagination flow, be a poet!

Several workshops are organised during the weekend. The Kiasma flea market can be something interesting to discover while music lovers delight themselves with DJ music in Café Kiasma.

For more information see: http://www.kiasma.fi.



About Susan Fourtané

As a citizen of the world, Susan began her search for her place in the world back at the beginning of the year 2000. After many travels looking for her place in the world, her soul found that place in Finland in September 2006. She has been living in Helsinki ever since, where she combines fiction and non-fiction writing with Philosophy studies and teaching.
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