Failing forward: A discussion on anti-racism in Finland

Failing forward: A discussion on anti-racism in Finland

FAILING FORWARD: A DISCUSSION ON ANTI-RACISM IN FINLAND   Date: 13 March 2024 This article captures the dynamic conversation on anti-racism featuring Monica Gathou (cultural producer and multidisciplinary researcher) and Antonia Atarah (actor and performer) on 20 February, as part of the GAP Peer-to-Peer Program (2023-2024). Through anecdotal exchanges, we explored actionable strategies, challenged institutional norms, and reflected on representation in the arts in Finland. From discussions on color-blind casting to reimagining audience outreach, our conversation highlights the ongoing journey…

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OPEN CALL FOR CREATIVES TO JOIN GAP PEER-TO-PEER (SVE/ENG) PROGRAMME (October 2024 – May 2025)

OPEN CALL FOR CREATIVES TO JOIN GAP PEER-TO-PEER (SVE/ENG) PROGRAMME (October 2024 – May 2025)

OPEN CALL FOR CREATIVES TO JOIN GAP PEER-TO-PEER (SVE/ENG) PROGRAMME (October 2024 – May 2025)   Application period 15.4. – 5.5. 2024  In the autumn, Globe Art Point (G.A.P) starts running a second edition of its peer-to-peer programme targeting foreign-born art and culture professionals who chose Swedish to be their integration path in Finland as well as Finnish-Swedish professionals in the field of art and culture. The programme runs in English language, free of charge for the participants.  The aim…

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Article: Af­ter­thoughts on The Leap event

Article: Af­ter­thoughts on The Leap event

AFTERTHOUGHTS ON THE LEAP EVENT   Student ambassador Homa interviews Daniel Malpica, Dash Che and Gesa Piper, reflecting on “The Leap”, an event held in February 2024. Daniel Malpica,  Dash Che and Gesa Piper reflect together on the  Leap event that discussed the legal aspects of immigration issues and the working realities of foreign-born artists in Finland. It was organised through Teak’s international alumni network (TIAN) in collaboration with Globe Art Point with support of Teak’s Alumni Association and the student ambassadors. The event…

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G.A.P GOES GALLERIES WITH GALLERIA HUUTO

G.A.P GOES GALLERIES WITH GALLERIA HUUTO

G.A.P GOES GALLERIES WITH GALLERIA HUUTO   Date: 11.4. 2024 Time: 16:00 – 18:00 Location: Panimokatu 1, 00580 Helsinki G.A.P Goes Galleries is an event concept designed to connect professional creatives with art spaces, cultural organisations, and art institutions. This event directly addresses the expressed needs of our members and community, who have indicated a lack of connections and opportunities to meet and form collaborations.  G.A.P Goes Galleries provides a low-threshold platform for casual information exchange, fostering connections and collaborations…

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OPEN CALL FOR A MANAGING DIRECTOR

OPEN CALL FOR A MANAGING DIRECTOR

ARE YOU OUR NEXT MANAGING DIRECTOR? Globe Art Point’s current Managing Director Jaana Simula is retiring on 1th of September. We are therefore seeking a new Managing Director to lead the organisation into its next phase of growth and development. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with the Project Manager and the board to strategise and execute initiatives that further the association’s goals and mission of fostering a more inclusive and equitable cultural landscape in Finland. Responsibilities Develop and execute the…

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G.A.P GOES MARCHING

G.A.P GOES MARCHING

G.A.P GOES MARCHING – UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, March for Equality   Date: 21.3. 2024 Time: 15:45 – 18:00 Meeting Point: the steps of University of Helsinki (34 Unioninkatu), Senate Square, 00170 G.A.P Goes … is an event concept designed to connect professional creatives with art spaces, cultural organisations, and art institutions. This March we are aligning under the tag #FIGHTracism as G.A.P Goes Marching. The core mission of Globe Art Point is advocating cultural…

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Lecture: ”My Art – My Work – My Words – My Story”

Lecture: ”My Art – My Work – My Words – My Story”

LECTURE: “MY ART – MY WORK – MY WORDS – MY STORY” BY Hyde Hytti   Goal / target: To understand what is meant by pitching, and to receive concrete pitching tools Target group (primarily): GAP Members, performing arts professionals Date: 23.4. at 16:00 – 18:00 Location: Onsite at Globe Art Point (Malminkatu 5, 00100 Helsinki) Capacity: 15 participants Duration: 60 min presentation followed by 60 min Q&A Facilitator: Hyde Hytti – Head of International and Transcultural Affairs at TINFO…

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General Taxation Info Workshops with Riikka Kuoppala

General Taxation Info Workshops with Riikka Kuoppala

GENERAL TAXATION INFO WORKSHOPS WITH RIIKKA KUOPPALA   DATE: 26.3. & 2.4. 2024 TIME: 16:00-18:00 PLACE: Globe Art Point (Malminkatu 5, 00100 Helsinki) LANGUAGE: English NUMBER OF SEATS: 15 REGISTRATION: Until fully booked Globe Art Point is organising TWO IDENTICAL taxation workshops focused on general taxation matters. More specifically, we will look into the practicalities of filing taxes for artists and creatives. The workshops take place on 26th of March and 2nd of April at Globe Art Point. The workshops…

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OUR POSITION ON A SITUATION IN GAZA

OUR POSITION ON A SITUATION IN GAZA

OUR POSITION ON A SITUATION IN GAZA   The following statement has been drafted and published by Forum Artis on the first of February 2024. As a member of the organisation, Globe Art Point decided to support this statement by sharing it publicly with our community. Forum Artis, a cooperation organisation of artists’ organisations, demands that the Finnish government does everything possible to ensure a ceasefire in Gaza and protects everyone’s human rights both in Israel and in Gaza and other Palestinian…

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