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‘A Successful Art Project Has Its Boundaries’ By Terese Kühl

‘A Successful Art Project Has Its Boundaries’ By Terese Kühl

‘A SUCCESSFUL PROJECT HAS ITS BOUNDARIES’ BY TERESE KÜHL    Projects have some universal characteristics regardless of the sector of business. To be defined as a project it should have boundaries such as time, budget, resources (human, materials etc.), space, topic, expectations and targets, deadline, roles and responsibilities etc. By defining the boundaries for the project in advance and communicating them clearly to each team member the project has a chance to be successful. Usually when project fails it is…

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‘Looking for The Key in Sipoo’ by Riband Kurd

‘Looking for The Key in Sipoo’ by Riband Kurd

‘LOOKING FOR THE KEY IN SIPOO’ BY RIBAND KURD   Over the past few months, I have visited Sipoo, it’s a small town in the south of Finland. There are less than 22 thousand people living there. Over the past five years, I’ve taken street photography in big crowded cities, but this time, I traveled to a small town. It was a totally different experience.  I used to take street photos for my own pleasure or to ease alienation pains,…

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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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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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The Transparent Elephant in the Room Article by Romeo Kodra

The Transparent Elephant in the Room Article by Romeo Kodra

The Transparent Elephant in the Room Article by Romeo Kodra   This article, commissioned by Globe Art Point (G.A.P), Helsinki, is the outcome of impressions after my involvement as a “key listener” of the first panel, entitled Strategies Forming the Future, which opened the GAP ART SUMMIT, taking place at Luckan Helsingfors Culture Center 21-22/04/2022. The invitation came because of my experience as an evaluator of the European Commission for the Creative Europe Program, Horizon Europe, COST – Cooperation in…

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Introducing Diversity Agents from class of 2022: Article by Arlene Tucker

Introducing Diversity Agents from class of 2022: Article by Arlene Tucker

INTRODUCING DIVERSITY AGENTS FROM CLASS OF 2022: ARTICLE BY ARLENE TUCKER    As times call for more awareness and more action, it is extremely fitting that the continuation of the Diversity Agent course will run from September 2021 to February 2022. In this current Diversity Agent 2.0 course we have a range of voices, a group of ten diverse artists and cultural workers. The connector is the shared aim of working on an anti-racist agenda. We have in a short…

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SPEECH PRESENTED BY GLOBE ART POINT’S SUPPORTING MEMBER KEMÊ PELLICER AT THE AVAUS SEMINAR, 14.9.20

SPEECH PRESENTED BY GLOBE ART POINT’S SUPPORTING MEMBER KEMÊ PELLICER AT THE AVAUS SEMINAR, 14.9.20

(Kemê’s speech 47:00 – 57:50) The following text is a speech presented by Globe Art Point’s supporting member Kemê Pellicer at the Avaus Seminar that was held in Ateneum on 14th of September 2020. The seminar was organised in collaboration with the Culture for All service aiming to create models that support employment possibilities of arts and culture professionals with migrant background in Finland as well as enable their better inclusion into Finnish society.   I believe I am here…

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