THE FESTIVAL / PROGRAMME


FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

11.-13.2.2016

VAPAAN TAITEEN TILA
Vilhonvuorenkuja 16, 00500 Helsinki

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Entry to the festival is free of charge, to all the exhibitions, galleries, installations, early-evening performances, and discussions. All events take place at Vapaan Taiteen Tila, unless otherwise indicated.

There is only one ticketed event per festival day, starting at 20:00.


THURSDAY 11.2

17-19: KAIA AVAJAISET / KAIA OPENING, MINGLING, GALLERY
NOTE: FREE entrance, but you need to book your place: liput@artarctica.com

20.00: AVE BENJAMIN (Faroe Islands) / LIVE
+ Galya & Ole Jorgen, story-telling/dance (GL/RU) [30′]
+ Symbio (SE), hurdy-gurdy and accordion [30′]

FRIDAY 12.2

11-19: Arctic Café / exhibitions / installations

12.00: Panel Discussion: How to connect centre and periphery (moderated by Ekaterina Sharova / Arctic Art Institute, Arkhangelsk) [120′]
(“How can arts help connect gaps between different mindsets? How to connect the centre to the periphery?”)
— LOCATION: Tiedekulma Aleksi (Aleksanterinkatu 7, 00100)
PARTICIPANTS

Galya Morell / explorer, adventure artist (Moscow/New York)
Pauliina Feodoroff / theatre director, screen writer, Skólt Sami activist (Helsinki)
Ole Jorgen Hammeken / explorer, actor, author, educator (Greenland)
Ari-Pekka Lahti / theatre director, screenwriter (Helsinki)
Tone Bjordam / visual/environmental artist (Norway)
Carmen Braden / musician, composer (Canada)

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16.30: Discussion: The Ecology of Religion in Northern Latitudes (curated by Lauri Jäntti) [90′]

17.00: Salakino Shorts (Short Films) [68′]
— LOCATION: Salakino (Vaasankatu 14, 00101)
SALAKINO FILMS PROGRAMME

Bihttoš / 15′ / 2014 / Canada
Boƞki / 19′ / 2014 / Sápmi, Norway
Áigin / 10′ / 2014 / Sápmi, Finland
Faces of Climate Change / 12′ / Greenland
Half & Half / 3′ / 2015 / Denmark, Greenland
Playing with Balls / 9′ / 2014 / Iceland

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18.00: Birgit’s Garden, presentation by Mariann Hansen + Eija Mäkivuoti (FI/FO)
18.30: Sinking/Floating, Hailey McLeod & Meghann Michalsky (CA), dance performance [20′]

20.00: SKÁBMAGOVAT GOES SOUTH (Short Film Selection) [90′]
+ Casey Koyczan & Davis Heslep – Wolves, Northern Lights and Surviving a Blizzard [40′]
SKÁBMA FILMS PROGRAMME

Portraits from Varangifjord / 13′ / 2013 / Sápmi , Norway
Eahparaš / 7′ / 2011 / Sápmi, Norway
Stoerre vaerie / 15′ / 2015 / Sápmi, Sweden
Aviliaq / 15′ / 2014 / Canada
Áile and Grandmother / 12′ / 2015 / Sápmi, Norway
Dolastallat / 5′ / 2016 / Finland, Russia
Nuna Qorsooqqittoq / 24′ / 2009 / Greenland

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SATURDAY 13.2

11-19: Arctic Café / exhibitions / installations

12.00: The Nature of Change, by Tone Bjordam (NO)
16.30: Pentti Kronqvist, presentation about Nanoq Arctic Museum (FI) [30′]
17.00: Carmen Braden (CA): “Small sounds from the sub-Arctic – a soundtelling” [45′]
18.00: NEO Suomi (music group from Sibelius Academy)
19.00: Helsinki Poetry Connection – The Poet’s Mind (workshop/performance)

20.00: WIMME SAARI (SÁPMI), troubadour joiking [30′]
+ Helsinki Poetry Connection – Poetry Readings (FI) [50′]
Kasper Salonen
Repe Ahlfors
Roope Hattu
+ Clea Roberts (poet from Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada)
+ Tiffany Ayalik & Klaus Geisler: Inuit Throat Singing (katajjaq) and Greenlandic Mask Dance (uaajeerneq) [30′]

EXHIBITIONS / INSTALLATIONS / PHOTOGRAPHY


Opening hours:

THU: klo17-19
FRI-SAT: klo11-19

Tiina Itkonen (FI)
Galya Morrell (RU)
Eija Mäkivuoti (FI/FO)
Christelle Mas (FR/FI)
Lorenzö (FR/FI)
Tone Bjordam (NO)
Amanda Kauranne (FI)
Tuuli Malla (FI)
Gugge Wasenius (FI)
Clément Beraud & Minna Nurmi (FR/FI)

Global Music Centre (FI)
Nanoq Arctic Museum (FI)
Uummannaq Polar Institute (GL)


FREE ENTRANCE

Galleries, exhibitions, discussions, early evening performances are free entrance for everyone.

The only ticketed events are the late-evening events (klo20):

THU 11.2 – AVE BENJAMIN + GALYA&OLE
FRI 12.2 – SKÁBMAGOVAT GOES SOUTH + VjVjj
SAT 13.2 – WIMME SAARI + HPC

TICKETS: http://mesenaatti.me/en/artarctica2016 / tickets@artarctica.com

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