Third Space, Runo-Koe: Surrealism, Territory and Dreams (eng/Ita)

Third Space is a nice little spot dedicated to contemporary and visual arts placed in the heart of Helsinki. The curator, the Mexican Rosa Maria Bolom, kindly welcomed and told us what this project “Runo-Koe” was about. Third Space is surely a small room but it encloses a huge power to show art. When you…






Mad House Helsinki: from the light

Mad House Helsinki, Season 4 “From in the light” by Gertjan Franciscus 17-18.2.2017 ”From in the light” is a short performance by a Dutch artist Gertjan Franciscus. It is based on a dream from 7 years ago. In the dream he is about to perform in front of the audience of angels. Based on that…






Is there art in Arctica?/ Есть ли искусство в Арктике?

ArtArctica is a young festival with a great passion for the Arctic. “What does the Arctic mean to the people living in it?” — creatives from different countries and backgrounds tried to answer this question. Exhibitions, talks and performances took place in Helsinki on 9-11th of February. Towards the opening. A trail of candles marked…






In Infinity, Yayoi Kusama/ В бесконечности, Яёи Кусама

Yayoi Kusama, in her late 80s, is still one of the most celebrated, prolific contemporary artists of the world. This Japanese Avant-Garde pioneer comes back with her grand retrospective tour – In Infinity. This exhibition travelled through the Nordic regions, started in Louisiana Museum (Copenhagen) to Moderna Museum (Stockholm), and finally to the Finnish capital….






Faces by Lionel Smit/ Лица, Лайонел Смит

“I love aesthetically beautiful things” points in his documentary Lionel Smit. It resonates in all his art pieces exhibited in Didrichsen museum – in sculptures, drawings, prints and paintings, in the film screened downstairs or in catalogue you can get with you. At a time of actionism and social art, where message and interpretation of…