When: 21 & 22 April 2022.
Where: Luckan Helsingfors, Yrjönkatu 27, 00100 Helsinki.
Why: To create a fresh dialogue between all actors of the Finnish arts and culture scene.
For Whom: Finnish and foreign-born artists, cultural workers and institutions.
Price: Free for everyone, registration required.
Registration: 7.3. – 7.4. 2022 (scroll down).

Venue Accessibility

At the main entrance on Yrjönkatu 27, there are two steps that lead up to the door. An accessible entrance without steps is around the corner; from the main entrance you go a little south along Yrjönkatu and through the arch towards Tuppens torg.

If you need help with the door at the accessible entrance, you can ring the doorbell or can call +358 44 2386941. If you know, you will need assistance, please contact us beforehand and we will organise help for you.

Close to the main entrance is a staircase and a smaller elevator that lead up to LillaLuckan. A larger elevator is available at the accessible entrance from the corridor at Tuppens torg. The larger elevator leads up to LillaLuckan and the basement.

– In between doorsteps there are smaller thresholds that are 2 cm high.
– Luckan has four smaller women’s and men’s toilets and also unisex toilet. The toilets are in the basement. You come to the basement with a spacious elevator.
– Upon request, a T-loop can be installed between doorsteps.
– In Luckan there are communication aids to use.
– Guide dogs are welcome.

Safer Space Guidelines

  • This event is a discrimination-free and harassment-free zone.
  • Do not assume anything. Ask, listen and discuss.
  • Treat every individual with dignity and respect.
  • Act honestly, truthfully and with integrity.
  • Avoid conflicts. Every disagreement can be solved peacefully.
  • Be transparent and accountable for all of your actions.
  • If you face any issues or experience violation to this guideline, please contact the organisers of the event.

GAP ART SUMMIT 2022 is the first in a series of art conferences organised by Globe Art Point in collaboration with the association’s partners and stakeholders. This year’s summit has been organised together with Luckan Helsingfors and supported by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike), The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland and The Culture and Leisure Division of The City of Helsinki and the Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

The core mission of Globe Art Point is advocating cultural equity, diversity and inclusion in the arts and cultural sector in Finland. G.A.P also serves as an information centre and meeting point for artists, cultural workers and arts & cultural institutions in Finland.

Luckan Helsingfors is the Finland-Swedish Information and Cultural Centre in Helsinki – is a private operator serving the population of the capital region of Finland and representing the Finland-Swedish culture and society within the region.

Luckan is a business card for the Swedish-speaking minority and an all activity centre for the capital region’s residents, newcomers and visitors. The Finnish-Swedish-room Luckan works not only as an information point and meeting place but also offers the public a wide range of activities (cultural and social) in Swedish and other languages, locally, regionally and throughout Finland and beyond.