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…






Кинофестиваль DocPoint

DocPoint Festival, 23-29.1.2017, Helsinki It is possible to get to know something about a new culture or subculture during one week if to put up an aim to do so and find an efficient way to approach. Nevertheless, one week will probably turn up to be too short time for building up trustful relationships and…






The Nutcracker/ Щелкунчик

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by Wayne Eagling and Toer van Schayk – Peter Tchaikovsky The Finnish National Opera Ballet 2.12.2016 – 7.1.2017 Magic atmosphere of Christmas, festivity and fairy-tale with winter like music by Tchaikovsky. Almost physical feeling of frost and snowflakes on your skin – it is all about “Nutcraker”, a ballet…






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…