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The Transparent Elephant in the Room: Things to Know About the Transparency of a Few Finnish Public and Private Culture Institutions

The Transparent Elephant in the Room: Things to Know About the Transparency of a Few Finnish Public and Private Culture Institutions

The Transparent Elephant in the Room: Things to Know About the Transparency of a Few Finnish Public and Private Culture Institutions Date: 7.9. 2022 Time: 17:00 – 19:00 Venue: Globe Art Point, Malminkatu 5, 00100 Helsinki Streaming: Live & recorded on YouTube On 7.9. 2022 from 17:00 to 19:00 o’clock, Globe Art Point is hosting a public talk about the transparency of the Finnish culture institutions. The talk will be given by a cultural researcher, visual artist, curator and project…

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G.A.P GOES GALLERIES WITH KUNSTHAUS JÄGERMEISTER

G.A.P GOES GALLERIES WITH KUNSTHAUS JÄGERMEISTER

When: 26.8. 22 Where: Kunsthaus Jägermeister, Siltasaari 10, 00530 Helsinki Time: 17:00-19:00 & 20:00-22:00 (afterparty) Aim: G.A.P Goes Galleries is a concept connecting creatives & art spaces & art and culture organisations G.A.P Goes Galleries is back with new and exciting content for this autumn! To kick-start the event season, Globe Art Point will be visiting Kunsthaus Jägermeister in Hakaniemi, Helsinki. During the visit, Kunsthaus will be hosting a talk on media tools and networking by Iranian artist Arash Irandoust….

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‘On Keys’ by Emma Hovi

‘On Keys’ by Emma Hovi

‘ON KEYS’ BY EMMA HOVI   Initiated by Globe Art Point in collaboration with the municipalities of Sipoo and Porvoo, GAP LAB Svenskfinland brought together five artists in the spring of 2022 to develop a new project engaging inhabitants of the two municipalities. Specifically, the idea was for the artists to meet with locals who might not enjoy easy access to cultural services, which in Sipoo and Porvoo typically operate only in a few centralized locations.  Together with Beniamino Borghi,…

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‘The Forgotten Keys: An Artistic Team Experience’ by Jordy Valderrama

‘The Forgotten Keys: An Artistic Team Experience’ by Jordy Valderrama

THE FORGOTTEN KEYS: AN ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE’ BY JORDY VALDERRAMA   An artistic experience is always a very personal task. Artists know about the constant uncertainty and doubt of being mostly freelancers, and as far as I know, the risk of shipwreck or going for a walk outside the safe limits is a way to go. However, we artists love to throw ourselves into that well of uncertainty to immerse ourselves and discover some depth and meaning in the existence of…

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From Anonymous Applicants to Outstanding Recruits: The Story of Five Strangers

From Anonymous Applicants to Outstanding Recruits: The Story of Five Strangers

‘FROM ANONYMOUS APPLICANTS TO OUTSTANDING RECRUITS: THE STORY OF FIVE STRANGERS’ BY ALEX KOLLEROVÁ   ‘From Anonymous Applicants to Outstanding Recruits: The Story of Five Strangers’ is a story of Eva Juutinen, Sofia Molin, Pete Santos, Katia Skylar and Tianna Valta. This seemingly random group of individuals has two things in common; the first is their love of performing arts and the second, each one of them was anonymously recruited to participate in this year’s GAP LAB, a programme organised…

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GAP LAB WORKING GROUP OF ARTISTS WORKING WITH SUBURBAN ART AND DIVERSE COMMUNITY ART

GAP LAB WORKING GROUP OF ARTISTS WORKING WITH SUBURBAN ART AND DIVERSE COMMUNITY ART

THE FORGOTTEN KEYS – A Community ART PROJECT   The holder of a key has the possibility to lock up, capture and trap. Keys can also be used to keep safe, free and release. How would you use a key in your power? The Forgotten Keys community art project is the outcome of the latest GAP LAB programme, a collaboration between the city of Porvoo, the municipality of Sipoo and Globe Art Point. Globe Art Point anonymously recruited an interdisciplinary…

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The current situation of Helsinki art scene and how to sustain one’s practices and organisations by Globe Art Point

The current situation of Helsinki art scene and how to sustain one’s practices and organisations by Globe Art Point

Rant & Rave for Publics’ ‘Open Up and Shape Helsinki Symposium’ written by Alex Koller   “Working in Helsinki’s art and culture field could be compared to a stork trying to withstand stormy waters. When you receive funding the storm is gone. You can stand on both legs as the water temperature improves, BUT you are never really sure for how long you can stay afloat as the next wave can be just around the corner bringing difficulties that will…

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OPEN CALL FOR GAP PEER-TO-PEER PROGRAMME (Sep 2022 – Feb 2023)

OPEN CALL FOR GAP PEER-TO-PEER PROGRAMME (Sep 2022 – Feb 2023)

This autumn, Globe Art Point starts running a 6 months long peer-to-peer programme targeting professionals in the field of art and culture who have just recently moved to Finland and have a very limited knowledge about the happenings in the Finnish art and culture scene as well as professionals who have been based in Finland for a longer period, however, still do not have the sufficient networks that would help them to integrate and essentially continue their artistic practice in…

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CULTURAL HOUSES AND CENTRES

CULTURAL HOUSES AND CENTRES

CULTURAL HOUSES AND CENTRES   Cultural Houses in Helsinki KANNELTALO is a theater and concert hall located next to Kannelmäki Train Station, a 13-minute train ride from Helsinki Central Station. MALMITALO is a lively cultural centre for anyone who loves film, music, theatre and children’s events. In addition to performances and exhibitions, the building features a library, restaurant, adult education centre, four art schools and the Koillisluotsi project steered by Youth Services. THE SAVOY THEATRE is a guest stage for international performers…

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