Museum of Impossible Forms is a cultural centre located in Kontula in East Helsinki. The space facilitates the process of transgressing boundaries/borders between art, politics, practice, theory, the artist and the spectator. The Museum of Impossible Forms is a space in flux, a platform for experiences and a laboratory of thought.
Museum of Impossible Forms is excited to host and present Open Mic Helsinki and POC Open Mic #5
“This time, we privilege younger performers, especially those who have not had a chance to take the stage with us before. All you need to do is turn up, tell us you want to go on, and the stage is yours!
FAR Night School sessions in autumn 2019 are realised in collaboration with Museum of Impossible Forms, as part of ‘In Practice’, a series focusing on practical feminist, anti-racist and class confrontational ways of being in different situations.
Teza (2008) is the sixth fiction feature film by Ethiopian filmmaker Haile Gerima.
The film explores the intellectual displacement and alienation of the African diaspora, both while living abroad and returning home.
Museum of Impossible Forms in collaboration with Academy of Moving People and Images and Aalto University/ Critical Cinema Lab, warmly welcomes filmmaker Heiny Srour to Helsinki. Heiny Srour(1945) is one of the important female filmmakers in the Third Cinema movement of the 70s.
Heiny Srour will conduct a Masterclass, titled ‘SHOOTING UNDER DANGER. SHOOTING IN THE SITUATION OF A PIONEER’ and a screening of her film ‘Leila and the Wolves’.
Museum of Impossible Forms in collaboration with Academy of Moving People and Images and Aalto University/Critical Cinema Lab, warmly welcomes filmmaker Heiny Srour, one of the important female filmmakers in the Third Cinema movement of the 70s, to screen and discuss her seminal film ‘The Hour of Liberation Has Arrived’ – the first film by an Arab female filmmaker from the Third World to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival.
A peer group for trans-, non-binary, gender-non-conforming and other non-cis-gendered people working in the arts. Also artists who are questioning their gender are welcome.
This awarded documentary paints an intimate portrait of the mid- to late 80s ball culture in Harlem and the primarily latino, black, gay and trans community that maintains it. Often considered as the "golden age" of ball culture, within the documentary it comes apparent that the competition is not only for the ball, but also for survival.
For Improv Session X, Aino Juutilainen and Adam Cadell will build on their practices of radical improvisations.
Recycle Bin by Maryam Kuhestani
This is an invitation for solidarity and peace but through the life experiences, dreams and wishes. I'll show here 100 pieces of memorable objects of my homeland with their stories. Are you interested to exchange one of yours (with its history) ?
For Performance LAB XIV, Museum of Impossible Forms presents performances by Justina Kaminskaitė and Jean-Lorin Sterian
Improv Sessions' is a part of the Museum of Impossible Forms and is both a platform for listening to and performing Experimental Music and Sound Art.
For Improv Session IX, Katri Tikka and Eemeli Solehmainen will expand the possibilities of atonal and eclectic sound patterns.
2-year anniversary of Impossible Forms: the return of the Society of Cinema and an evening of food, stand-up, and biting satire.
Part of the the Pixelache festival, join us for a series of workshops by artist Jan Lütjohann.
Join us for an unique set of audiovisual performances during Kontula Electronic.
How do "strange bodies" move in Helsinki ? The curatorial team of veiculoSUR invites to an open conversation. Within the curatorial process for 2020 we reflect on bodies that question the norms, though their social construction as a strange body
Welcome to performance evening with Brazilian Performance Artist and Anthropologist Pêdra Costa.
ARMA Alliance and the Museum of Impossible Forms (MIF) organise a two-day Workshop on Communication and Technology with Silvana Bahia (Afro-Brazilian journalist, filmmaker, writer, activist and director at Olabi/Pretalab).
The Museum of Impossible Forms (MiF) and ARMA Alliance invite you to the screening of the short film KBELA (Brazil, 2015, 22’) by Yasmin Thayná – a powerful ode to the hair of Afro-Brazilian women.
Radical Cross-stitch workshops at Museum of Impossible Forms every Thursday at 5pm to 7.30 pm.