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Party, a Tool for Care: Vidisha Fadescha
Sep
12
7:00 pm19:00

Party, a Tool for Care: Vidisha Fadescha

Vidisha Fadescha’s practice as an artist curator has evolved to include public engagments as a form of political discourse. Through parties and by investigating sites of nightlight, Vidhisha creates spaces for healing, for discourse and for norm-critical future forward thinking.

During her talk , Vidisha Fadescha will present her praxis of looking at ‘party as a form, and clubs as sites for art and politics’. 

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Gesture II: Nynnyt Workshop: How to work with Imperfect Tools
Sep
11
2:00 pm14:00

Gesture II: Nynnyt Workshop: How to work with Imperfect Tools

Devising together the tools required to counter Institutional Hegemony is the Second gesture of Hospitality’.

Museum of Impossible Forms has invited nynnyt, a queer feminist curatorial duo consisting of Selina Väliheikki and Orlan Ohtonen, to host a workshop on ‘How to work responsibly with Imperfect Tools’.

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Gesture V: Bread Archive
Sep
10
to 15 Sep

Gesture V: Bread Archive

Producing and Transmitting Knowledge is The Fifth gesture of Hospitality

Museum of Impossible Forms and Asematila present Bread Archive: a multi-sensory installation as a method to bridge two programs through epistemological knowledges, using bread and its histories within Finnish Cultural memories, within its contemporary fabric and the entanglements of purity, immigration, refuge, borderless-ness, community and participatory knowledge gathering.

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Gesture IV: Bread Stories / Leipätarinoita
Sep
9
to 14 Sep

Gesture IV: Bread Stories / Leipätarinoita

To participate with and involve those who live amongst us is the Fourth gesture of Hospitality.

Along with community artist and activist Heidi Hänninen from Kontula Art School (KAS!), the Museum of Impossible Forms will work with sister institutions (D-Asema, Kontula Library, Luuppi – Kontula Youth Center ) within Kontula to host a series of workshops in Kontula.

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Gesture I: Rehearsing Dialogues with Frame Contemporary Art Finland
Sep
9
to 14 Sep

Gesture I: Rehearsing Dialogues with Frame Contemporary Art Finland

The First gesture of Hospitality is to invite and welcome people into one’s own space, of relinquishing agency and authorship

Museum of Impossible Forms welcomes and opens its doors to the organisers, invited speakers, and guests of Frame Contemporary Art Finland’s ‘Rehearsing Dialogues’, a series of conversations, discussions, presentations, and happenings performed daily.

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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.

**** 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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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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Opening Day III: "Changing urban environment" panel discussion
Jun
12
4:00 pm16:00

Opening Day III: "Changing urban environment" panel discussion

Welcome to the second part of the discussion series dealing with urban transformation. This time we concentrate especially on suburbs in contrast to other urban areas and try to find a common ground between diverse perspectives presented by the participants. We will approach the most significant changes in cities from the viewpoints of migration, feminism, economy, spatiality, activism and urban ecology.

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Book Launch: Works on Paper by Minna Henriksson
Jun
10
5:00 pm17:00

Book Launch: Works on Paper by Minna Henriksson

We are pleased to announce that Museum of Impossible Forms will host the launch of Minna Henriksson’s new artist book, ‘Works on Paper’, published by Rab-Rab Press. The launch will take place as part of the official opening of the space. During the launch there will be a short presentation by the artist and a discussion on the making of the book. Do join us.

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