M{𝓲𝑓} Improv autumn sessions go ON!
Oct
3
to Dec 14

M{𝓲𝑓} Improv autumn sessions go ON!

The Museum of Impossible Forms M{if} in collaboration with Äänen Lumo continue the improvisation sessions under our performance theme, 'The Fierce Urgency of Now'. Seasoned local and international improvisers will meet up on the stage of M{if} in Kontula creating unique performances. After the official program everybody who dares to improvise are invited to the blind dates sessions, which consists of short sets in solo, duos, trios or groups with the musician guests. Curated by Sergio Castrillón.

Photo by Jaime Culebro

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Athena Farrokhzad - Workshop at Baltic Circle -festival
Nov
16
to Nov 17

Athena Farrokhzad - Workshop at Baltic Circle -festival

Writing as a Means of Struggle / Writing as an Archive of the Unthinkable (Workshop)
What is memory? What is art? What is struggle? What is trauma? What wounds dwell in the subconscious, how is the subconscious structured as language and how do we write, if writing is a game of darts, where the arrows are boomerangs? What does it mean to use writing as an archive of the unthinkable, both in the past and the future? Why do we keep decorating the dinner table of the power which holds us hostage? What are the implications of mobilizing the necessary strength in order to fight for vulnerability?
In this workshop, we collectively explore how writing can be used as a way of transforming subjects and societies.
Photo: Khashayar Naderehvandi

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M{𝓲𝑓} Improv Sessions V - Ada Hoel and Lauri Hyvärinen
Oct
3
7:00 PM19:00

M{𝓲𝑓} Improv Sessions V - Ada Hoel and Lauri Hyvärinen

Ada Hoel is a Norwegian noise performer and producer. She is currently doing the Music Technology Master’s programat NTNU, Trondheim, where she’s researching cross-adaptiveprocessing as a production and composition tool. Shecreates software to do this, and processes vocal, acousticand electric bass, drum, synthetic sounds and fieldrecordings.

Lauri Hyvärinen uses guitar as his main sound source. His sound and music related activities are of theoretical and practical nature, of which improvisation remains as his primary medium and interest. Hyvärinen utilises the possibilities of improvisation, compositional and minimalist structures in search for shared and intensified social and spatial constructions. 

Ada Hoel. Electronics 
and
Lauri Hyvärinen. Guitar

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Zinejulkkarit / Zine launch
Sep
29
7:30 PM19:30

Zinejulkkarit / Zine launch

Welcome to the zine launch of Up with Trans! Zine was made during the Trans Week of Action.

Preliminary program:

Klo 17:30 Doors open
18:00 Zine presentation
18:15 Trans and media researcher Valo Vähäpassi talks on their reasearch (in Finnish)
19:15 Short film screening. Eeti Piiroinen: Kotiinpaluu / Homecoming
20:30 Drag-show 
21:00 DJ 

22:30 Space closes

**** Before the launch the space hosts a peer support discussion session concerning the denial of care for non-binary people. The discussion is open for transpeople only. Discussion starts at 3 pm and ends at 5 pm. Welcome!****

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Feminist Anti Racist Night School (FAR) : Confronting class in institutional settings
Aug
31
6:00 PM18:00

Feminist Anti Racist Night School (FAR) : Confronting class in institutional settings

In our first FAR night school learning session of the fall 2018 semester, we will engage with social class, a concept that is often ignored in discussions of structural inequality in contemporary society. How do institutional settings (such as health care, school, work places) privilege and reward behaviour associated with certain class groups? How does class intersect with identity categories such as race, gender and sexuality? How can we question class-based barriers in our everyday lives (as a friend, family member, student, employee, consumer etc.)?

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ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE @ M{𝓲𝑓} with Ramy Essam - رامى عصام‎
May
12
7:00 PM19:00

ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE @ M{𝓲𝑓} with Ramy Essam - رامى عصام‎

Ramy Essam's songs spread in like wildfire among the demonstrators on Tahrir Square  during the height of the Egyptian uprising in 2011. His song Irhal, in which then Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was urged to resign, is referred to as the anthem of a whole generation of young Egyptians’ struggle for a better future. 

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M{IF} Society of Cinema: Soy Cuba (1964)
Mar
10
6:00 PM18:00

M{IF} Society of Cinema: Soy Cuba (1964)

In this session we will be watching Soy Cuba, a Cuba-Soviet political film made in 1964 which has seen a revival due to its astonishing direction and cinematography. Though there were countless didactic films like it made during the 1960's, Soy Cuba has stood the test of time and become a must see for filmmakers and film enthusiasts alike.

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M{IF} Society of Cinema: Artist Talk - Khadar Ahmed
Feb
8
7:00 PM19:00

M{IF} Society of Cinema: Artist Talk - Khadar Ahmed

Khadar, a self-taught filmmaker, won the short film screenwriting competition in 2007 with his script ‘Citizens’. The competition was organized by the Finnish Film Foundation and Yle. ‘Citizens’ was shown and awarded at many film festivals, among them the Locarno International Film Festival, where the film won the Leopard of Tomorrow Prize.
 

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Free Drawing Session I Piirustusjamit @M{IF}
Feb
4
12:00 PM12:00

Free Drawing Session I Piirustusjamit @M{IF}

Our friends Efe and Warda are hosting a FREE DRAWING SESSION on Sunday 4th of February At Museum of Impossible Forms m{if}. 
Everyone interested in drawing, painting or anything creative is welcome. Bring your own materials and come as you are. M{IF} will serve the facilities and some small drinks and snacks. 
No previous experience is required and M{IF} will also have some drawing supplies available.

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