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2017

Pekka Kauhanen: Taketoy, 2014 © Kuva: HAM / Maija Toivanen

Pekka Kauhanen

6.12.2017-4.3.2018
HAM

Suomalaisen kuvanveistotaiteen omaleimaisena edustaja on tuonut jo lähes viiden vuosikymmenen ajan nähtävillemme erilaisten hahmojen kavalkadin. Esillä on Kauhasen teoksia lähinnä 2000-luvulta, painottuen hänen aivan viime vuosien tuotantoonsa.

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Ola Kolehmainen: San Pietro 1628 I, 2017 © Ola Kolehmainen

Ola Kolehmainen: Sacred Spaces

6.12.2017-4.3.2018
HAM

Sacred Spaces is a visual adventure in space, time and light. It comprises 28 works, 19 of which are now exhibited for the first time.

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Jenni Eskola – Ajan kanssa (näyttelynäkymä) © Kuva: HAM / Maija Toivanen

Jenni Eskola: With time

18.11.2017-4.1.2018
HAM gallery

The exhibition features paintings with fading colours and a site-specific drawing installation pasted on the wall that will be torn to pieces when it is removed after the exhibition.

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Erkka Nissinen: Tilaa massa tilassa massa litassa maalit: ali tila, 2013 © HAM / Kuva: Maija Toivanen

Erkka Nissinen: Material Conditions of Inner Spaces

13.10.2017-14.1.2018
HAM mix

Video work follows the journey of three men on foot in a city as they come across situations in which social norms or the abuse of power has put people in a tight spot.

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Reality Research Centre: Work 5.0 – BREAD

13.10.-23.12.2017
HAM corner

Work 5.0 – BREAD is a bakery, forum, workshop and live installation.

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© HAM / Maija Toivanen

Mikko Kuorinki: Objects Described to Giorgos, Bernhard, Ekaterin & Marietta, Dzintars, Normunds, Viktors, Mattias, Sara, Bert, Shahar, Birgitte, Joonas and Timo

23.9.-5.11.2017
HAM gallery

Kuorinki's works were made following written instructions to artisans for an object Kuorinki needed. In the exhibition, the objects are installed on industrial as well as hand-made bases.

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© HAM / Maija Toivanen

Pleasure

25.8.-12.11.2017
HAM, Tennis Palace

A retrospective joint exhibition by Jukka Korkeila (b. 1968), Elina Merenmies (b. 1967) and Anna Retulainen (b. 1969) showcases the careers of these powerful artists from the early 1990s to the present.

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© Ida Palojärvi

Ida Palojärvi: Two Pieces

9.8.-17.9.2017
HAM gallery

HAM Gallery's autumn season opens with Ida Palojärvi's exhibition Two Pieces, which is comprised of the installations Anlegestelle and EKSO 2.

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Emma Jääskeläinen: Sad Basket © Kuva: Pauli Tapola

Emma Jääskeläinen: Sad Basket

17.6.-30.7.2017
HAM gallery

Emma Jääskeläinen’s pieces are figures and studies of form and its evolution. Sad Basket is about moments spent together and a longing for closeness, but it is also about alienation and disappointment.

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Ville Valo © Ville Juurikkala

HIM: Right Here In My Eyes by Ville Juurikkala

15.6.-3.7.2017
HAM corner

The most famous Finnish rock photographer, Ville Juurikkala. documents the legendary band HIM as they prepare for their farewell tour.

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Mobiilidiaspora © Anna Knappe

Mobile Diaspora

1.6.-11.6.2017
HAM corner

Mobile Diaspora is a series of videos in which asylum seekers talk about their lives and their journey to Finland. The videos were made in collaboration with the asylum seekers themselves.

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Cris af Enehielm: Elämä on yhtä juhlaa, 2017 © Kuva: HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

Cris af Enehielm

19.5.-24.9.2017
HAM mix

Striking a bold feminist pose, the exhibition at HAM showcases af Enehielm’s work with an emphasis on her paintings from the 1980s and 1990s. The show also includes two new monumental paintings and a review of af Enehielm’s work as a pioneer of Finnish performance art.

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Kuvan Kevät

6.5.-28.5.2017
HAM corner

The Kuvan Kevät MFA degree show of the Academy of Fine Arts of Uniarts Helsinki showcases the works of 46 artists who are about to receive their MFA degrees. The exhibition spreads out to three locations in Helsinki.

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Kimmo Modig: Express Yourself, 2016 (Ripustuskuva videoteoksesta) © Kimmo Modig. Kuva: Daniel Bourke

Kimmo Modig: What Made Me Liquid

28.4.-11.6.2017
HAM gallery

HAM Gallery presents Kimmo Modig's first solo exhibition in Finland.

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Jussi TwoSeven: ROAR27, 2017. HAM / kuva: Maija Toivanen

Jussi TwoSeven: ROAR27

31.3.2017-25.2.2018
HAM metro

ROAR27 consists of a painting resembling the head of a bear and a site-specific logo installation. Surrounded by the urban buzz of the metro station, the work is a powerful comment in defence of nature.

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Ilari Hautamäki: Greenwall, 2016 © Ilari Hautamäki

Ilari Hautamäki: GREENWALL

4.3.-23.4.2017
HAM gallery

When looking at Hautamäki's works, we can forget the question of representation. A more interesting question is: What happens in these paintings?

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Eva Törnwall-Collin: Junanvaunussa © Pro Artibus -säätiö / Kuva: Kia Oramo

Eva Törnwall-Collin

10.2.-7.5.2017
HAM

Eva Törnwall-Collin was a versatile and distinctive modernist. The exhibition presents an extensive overview of her work. Comprising more than 50 pieces, has a special focus on her arresting depictions of contemporaries and portraits illuminating inner worlds.

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Tyko Sallinen: Äiti ja lapsi, 1910. © HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

Tyko Sallinen – HAM’s roots

27.1.-27.8.2017
HAM

The exhibition explores the story of Tyko Sallinen (1879–1955), a pioneer in Finnish painting and expressionism. Consisting of 50 works, the show focuses on Sallinen’s most important period, the 1910s. The exhibition also includes works by the artist’s first wife, Helmi Vartiainen, and by their daughters Taju and Eva.

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© Anna Breu

Anna Breu: Coyote Video

21.1.-26.2.2017
HAM gallery

Anna Breu is an artists’ collective founded in 2013. Its members are Antti Jussila, Jari Kallio, Jari Suominen and Sakari Tervo.

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Urban Hitchhiking, 2017 © Lauri Jäntti

Urban Hitchhiking

7.7.-24.9.2017
HAM corner

This installation gives you a new perspective on hitchhiking and creates random encounters at the streets of Helsinki.

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© Kalle Järvenpää, Saariaho Järvenpää

Petros Aleksandros Paukkunen: Heavenscape

6.12.2017-4.3.2018
HAM

Heavenscape on ääni-installaatio, joka haastaa kuulijan laajentamaan kuulemisen ja kuuntelemisen käsitettä. Teoksessa ääntä käsitellään veistoksellisena elementtinä kuin ainetta, mikä saa äänen tuntumaan fyysiseltä ja käsin kosketeltavalta.

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Jouko Korkeasaari: Mystical Rapture, 2017 © Jouko Korkeasaari. Kuva: HAM / Hanna Kukorelli

Jouko Korkeasaari: Mystical Rapture

16.2.-23.4.2017
HAM corner

Jouko Korkeasaari’s new sculptural installation, Mystical Rapture, is all about the moment when we lose control. It consists of 17 human figures who are all transported by a strange ecstasy, abandoning themselves to movement as if engaged in some primitive dance.

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Eero Nelimarkka: Punaiset tohvelit, 1917 © Yksityiskokoelma / Kuva: HAM / Maija Toivanen

Eero Nelimarkka

15.9.2017-4.2.2018
HAM

The exhibition presents a less well-known side of the art of Eero Nelimarkka (1891–1977). Its focus is on the artist’s early works from the 1910s and 1920s that were inspired by new artistic trends in Paris.

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Modern Life!

3.3.-30.7.2017
HAM

Modern Life! – Finnish Modernism and the International Dimension showcases highlights of architecture, design, visual art and photography that contributed to the construction of a modern and international Finland between 1917 and 1968.

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