After the Turmoil is an exhibition about survival. It is about people who have endured great suffering yet who refuse to play the role of the victim. Instead, they have become proactive change-makers in their community.
Art can touch us. It can stir feelings and memories. It can get under our skin and cut to the bone – but only if we let it. Not every reaction can be put into words. The exhibition presented works by 27 artists from Kiasma’s permanent collections.
South Korean Choi jeong Hwa builds his large installations by combining local and Korean, new and old, unique and mass-produced elements, blending Korean pictorial tradition with global consumer culture.
Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto is one of the brightest names in the international contemporary art scene. In recent years, he has found strong resonance for his art from his collaboration with the Huni Kuin, an indigenous people in the Amazon.