Happy 1st of May everyone! Tomorrow the gallery will be closed and next week we'll start installing our next exhibition.
Today, on Vappu, is the last chance to see Emma Ainala's exhibition "Sensual World". The gallery is open from noon to 4pm.
In the link a review (in Finnish) by EDIT taidemedia.
Heli Rekula participates in the group exhibition Above the ART ic circle at KaviarFactory in Lofoten, Norway, that opens on 1 May. The exhibition features works by 39 artists from 21 different countries, among them Marina Abramović and Cindy Sherman.
Blogger Oona Latto writes about Emma Ainala's exhibition. In the piece Spirited Away she finds some parrallels to F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, where the described lifestyle certainly isn't far away from a lifestyle associated with the millennials.
The exhibition is open today until 5 pm and tomorrow 12–4 pm.
Ville Andersson was interviewed for SVT's Finnish news about his exhibition at the Finnish Institute in Stockholm's gallery. The interview starts at 9:55.
Gut Feeling - keskustelu Emma Ainalan taiteesta on juuri alkamassa gallerialla. Keskustelu streamataan taidemedia EDITin Periscope-tilin kautta @edittweetit.
Gut Feeling - discussion about Emma Ainala's art is about to begin at the gallery (in Finnish). The discussion is streamed through EDIT art media's Periscope @edittweetit.
The Siberian Jay (Kuukkeli) sculpture by Villu Jaanisoo was revealed in Kalasatama today. The sculpture is placed in front of the apartment building in the corner of Junonkatu and Leonkatu. It's comissioned by Helsinki City Executive Office as a part of the Kalasatama environmental art project.
Welcome to the gallery tomorrow at 5 pm for Gut Feelings – discussion about Emma Ainala's art together with EDIT, Katja Tukiainen and Heta Mulari. For those who can't join, the event will be streamed on Periscope by EDIT @edittweetit. The discussion is held in Finnish.
'How cute can you be?' Kulttuurikriitikko blog on Emma Ainala.
This is the last week of Ainala's exhibition. The gallery is open Tue–Sat, and will be closed on May 1. On Thu April 28 we are open exeptionally late and you are welcome to join us for a discussion about Ainala's art from 5 to 7 pm!
Enni from Musla blog visited us and writes about Emma Ainala's exhibition and about being a wannabe art collector. Visit the gallery today until 4 pm!
HBL visited Emma Ainala's exhibition. During the weekend the gallery is open 12—4 PM. Welcome!
Ville Andersson's exhibition opens today at the Finnish Institute in Stockholm! The exhibition runs from April 26 until July 4.
Heidi Lampenius and Ida Koitila elected as Snäcksund fellowship artists by Pro Artibus. Congratulations to both artists!
Exhibition tip for the weekend:
Anna Retulainen and Tuomas A. Laitinen take part in Kiasma's new collection exhibition featuring altogether 27 artists. The chosen works represent multisensory art that might even get under your skin.
The exhibition is open 22.4.2016—29.1.2017.
Sveriges Television SVT visited Market Art Fair to see Ville Andersson's new works and to chat with Gallery Manager Mikaela Lostedt. See the programme from 07:10. The fair runs through the weekend 22–24 April, you will find us at stand 7 floor 11.
Market Art Fair opens to the public today. Join us at stand 7 where you can find this serigraphy by Ville Andersson among other great works!
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The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux arranges an open call for a new art project dealing with homelessness – either physical or mental. The chosen project will be executed during 2017 to celebrate Finland's 100 year of independence. The deadline for the proposals is on 15 May.
Emma Ainala's interview by Saara-Miira Kokkonen for Radio Tutka.
The opening of Market Art Fair is well on its way and busy! If you're in Stockholm do stop by our stand 7 - the fair is open Friday through Sunday.
Let's Get Physical: Spatial Confrontations and Narrative Collisions open next week at Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig - KKW. The group show brings together Berlin-based Nordic and Leipzig-based painters, including Marcus Eek, Olli Piippo, Anna Retulainen and Janne Räisänen. The exhibition is curated by Mika Hannula.
Harri Mäcklin's review on Emma Ainala's exhibition Sensual World in Helsingin Sanomat today.
On Thursday next week we'll arrange a discussion (in Finnish) together with EDIT. Stay tuned – more information coming up very soon!
Sneak peak of the new works by Ville Andersson on display at Market Art Fair this weekend. Find the gallery at stand 7 floor 11. We finished mounting a few hours ago and these drawings are now waiting for tomorrow's preview and opening!
Emma Ainala kertoo näyttelystään Sensual World, joka on esillä Helsinki Contemporaryssa 8.4.–30.4.2016.
Emma Ainala talks about her exhibition Sensual World at Helsinki Contemporary April 8–30, 2016.
The easiest way to discover art at home. View art digitally on your own wall. Get ARTAP by Helsinki Contemporary. For further information, visti: https://helsinkicontemporary.com/introducing/artap.
The easiest way to discover art at home. View art digitally on your own wall. Get ARTAP by Helsinki Contemporary. For furher information, visit: https://helsinkicontemporary.com/introducing/artap.
Henry Wuorila-Stenberg kertoo uudesta näyttelystään Helsinki Contemporaryssa.
Janne Räisänen kertoo työskentelystään ja teoksista näyttelyssään ’Käy peremmälle. Ota vaatteet pois.’ Näyttely on avoinna Helsinki Contemporaryssa 8.—31.1.2016.
Janne Räisänen talks about his artistic practice and works included in the exhibition ’Käy peremmälle. Ota vaatteet pois.’ The exhibition is open 8th—31st of Jan 2016 at Helsinki Contemporary.
Miikka Vaskola kertoo työskentelystään uuden näyttelynsä Remembering Forwards parissa. Näyttely on avoinna Helsinki Contemporaryssa 30.10.–22.11.2015.
Kävimme tutustumassa Sanna Kanniston työskentelyyn Hangon lintuasemalla. Kanniston näyttely Local Vernacular on esillä gallerialla 2.10.-25.10.2015. Videotuotanto: Ilkka Rautio / Tarasow Films Oy.
Lue lisää näyttelystä ja taiteilijasta: https://helsinkicontemporary.com/exhibition/local-vernacular
Rauha Mäkilä shares some thoughts on her new exhibition Harmony at Helsinki Contemporary.
Hannaleena Heiska making a wallpainting at Helsinki Contemporary for her new exhibition Shadows and Stardust.
Exhibition Curator Mika Hannula presents the exhibition Valon voimaa // Remain in Light with six contemporary artists of different generations: Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson, Eeva-Riitta Eerola, Jukka Korkeila, Heidi Lampenius, Anna Retulainen and Henry Wuorila-Stenberg.
Marcus Eek and Michael Johansson talks about their new exhibition Swedish Democracy at Helsinki Contemporary.
Ville Andersson shares some thoughts on his exhibition As Always, I Withdraw Into the Music at Helsinki Contemporary.
Perttu Saksa tells about his new exhibition Silence as a Phrase at Helsinki Contemporary.
Maiju Salmenkivi talks about her new exhibition Playground at Helsinki Contemporary.
Tuomas A. Laitinen shares his thoughts on his new exhibition at Helsinki Contemporary (in Finnish).
Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson shares the story behind his works, which are on display in the exhibtion Ladies, Beautiful Ladies at Helsinki Contemporary.
Eeva-Riitta Eerola presents her new exhibition Becoming at Helsinki Contemporary (in Finnish).
Ville Löppönen tells about his new exhibition Ghosts at Helsinki Contemporary. (in Finnish)
Anna Retulainen talks about her new exhibition Memory at Helsinki Contemporary. The exhibition is open 5.-28.9.2014. The video is in Finnish.
For those of you who couldn't make it to the opening, we decided to film a short clip on the event.