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ICE HOT: DRIFT or drive

15.12.2012 – 15.12.2012

DRIFT or drive is a solo performance about human instincts caught between culture and biology.

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ICE HOT: Display

14.12.2012 – 14.12.2012

Display examines identities, the world of gaming and theatricality in bright images and captivating soundscapes, investigating the way we assign meanings to the signals and symbols we encounter in the performance space.

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Sisters – Tesoro III

13.12.2012 – 13.12.2012

The work Sisters is the last part of Ingemarsson’s trilogy Tesoro. The piece presents Anna Westberg, Siri Persson and their sisters from past generations.

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Mnemic Traces

30.11.2012 – 02.12.2012

In conjunction with The Weight of My Heart, Kiasma is organising a series of events on dance documentation.

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Lens Politica

28.11.2012 – 28.11.2012

Lens Politica is a festival of film, media activism and contemporary art. Festival opening.

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Liisa Pentti – The Weight of My Heart

22.11.2012 – 05.12.2012

Choreographer Liisa Pentti’s poetic and humorous piece The Weight of My Heart is a tribute to the ability to remember. It also defends memory in a world that is brimming with visual stimuli and information.

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Sounds Like Work

16.11.2012 – 18.11.2012

Sounds Like Work investigates the powers and ideologies that surround the art world, as well as the process of making art, using language and sound as its media.

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Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present

09.11.2012 – 09.11.2012

Seductive, fearless and outrageous. This documentary film follows Marina Abramović as she prepares a major new retrospective of her work, taking place at The Museum of Modern Art.

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Cheap Lecture & The Cow Piece

03.11.2012 – 03.11.2012

Cheap Lecture is a spoken performance for two men, set to music. Philosophical as well as humorous, Cheap Lecture leads the audience to unexpected digressions.

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Reality Bites

02.11.2012 – 14.04.2013

Occupying three entire floors of the museum, the collection exhibition explores the use of documentarism in contemporary art.

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Return of Border Brujo

19.10.2012 – 19.10.2012

Guillermo Gomez-Peña performing Chicano-kyber-punk.

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Vexations (x2)

12.10.2012 – 12.10.2012

Around 1893, Erik Satie composed a piece called Vexations. At the bottom of the sheet Satie included a mysterious and perhaps humorous instruction: “To be repeated 840 times”.

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Megapolis2027

06.10.2012 – 06.10.2012

Megapolis2027, the seventh urban festival of the environmental organisation Dodo. The event seeks to encourage citizens towards bold collective action and experimentation.

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/theatre.now – Performance Compost

02.10.2012 – 21.10.2012

In October, a month-long performance installation, Performance Compost, will be fermenting in three galleries in Kiasma.

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Osmo Rauhala

28.09.2012 – 13.01.2013

Kiasma presents a solo exhibition of new work by Osmo Rauhala, an artist dividing his time between Siuro, Finland, and New York. This exhibition features three new series of paintings.

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Toby Ziegler

28.09.2012 – 13.01.2013

Toby Ziegler is fascinated by the transformation of pictures and objects when they travel from one age and culture to another.

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Neo-Hamlet

13.09.2012 – 22.09.2012

Neo-Hamlet is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic that brings together many artistic disciplines: drama, literature, animation, graphics, film, visual art and sound art.

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Speech Karaoke

31.08.2012 – 31.08.2012

Speech Karaoke is similar to traditional karaoke, but instead of songs performers choose a speech from the list.

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33 Rounds and a Few Seconds

23.08.2012 – 25.08.2012

A young Lebanese man commits suicide. In his farewell letter, he says his death is a purely personal act and should not be used for political purposes. But is personal always political as well?

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URB 12

28.07.2012 – 05.08.2012

With a wide selection of approaches to contemporary urban art, the URB festival returns to Kiasma and to the streets of Helsinki.

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Camouflage

15.06.2012 – 07.10.2012

The theme of the exhibition is the dialogue between contemporary art and design. Compiled by Kiasma, the extensive show is part of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 events.

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Comics in Concert

26.05.2012 – 26.05.2012

A trio consisting of an illustrator, guitarist and accordion player create fascinating new art. The musicians’ improvised jazz sound is complemented by a third, soundless instrument, while the live comic drawing takes its inspiration from the music.

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Social Movement

09.05.2012 – 23.05.2012

A group of women moves in the wastelands between the private and the social, the personal and the political, paying particular attention to the soft spots where the boundaries of the self become porous and let things through.

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Là-bas biennial

25.04.2012 – 28.04.2012

The title of this year’s international Là-bas biennial of performance art and new media is Concept of Performance.

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On Ice (re-make 2012)

14.04.2012 – 18.04.2012

On Ice is Maija Hirvanen’s choreographic performance, built around an unhinged female protagonist. On stage, Anna-Maija Terävä is seen negotiating the slippery surfaces of identity wearing a cheerleader’s uniform.

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NAPOLEON PINK HORSE

24.03.2012 – 01.04.2012

NAPOLEON PINK HORSE works like a band. A dancer, actor, writer and musician form a quartet, where each artist’s area of expertise is approached as an instrument.

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