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2018

Niskanen & Salo: Focal Point, 2018. Kuva: Mark Niskanen

Focal Point

22.11.2018-31.1.2019
HAM corner

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Jonna Karanka: The Humanity Doesn't Deserve The Finnish Forest Folk Scene, 2018 (detail) Photo: Tuomo Tuovinen
Visible invisibility 2018 / Kuva: Patrik Rastenberger

Visible Invisibility

17.10.-13.11.2018
HAM corner

Visible Invisibility invites visitors to dive into vivid and hidden forms of urban youth subcultures in Saint Petersburg and in Helsinki. The exhibition foregrounds the creative struggles for the right to belong to urban space and asks who has the right to the space. The exhibition asks the question: on which terms is it possible for art and research to depict subcultural meanings?

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Andrea Coyotzi Borja : Is that all there is?, 2018, © Google bank of images

Andrea Coyotzi Borja

3.10.-11.11.2018
HAM gallery

In this video installation “There was no thought, but a thrive for the visibility of something yet to be named” the artist approaches her every day through a series of chosen images which refer to gestures for unspoken intentions.

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Art School Maa launches HAM Corner’s autumn season

12.9.-7.10.2018
HAM corner

For one month, HAM Corner at Tennis Palace will be used as a classroom by Art School Maa. Visitors will also have a chance to participate in the lessons.

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Mauno Markkula: Puhelinpylväitä, 1954

I Was Waiting for You – Paavo Westerberg’s selection from the Bäcksbacka Collection

6.9.2018-7.4.2019
HAM

Playwright, theatre and film director, screenwriter Paavo Westerberg was given carte blanche to curate an exhibition from works in the Bäcksbacka Art Collection at HAM. He approached the task as a storyteller, from the emotional perspective.

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Niina Tervo: Undulate

16.8.-21.9.2018
HAM gallery

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Ulla Jokisalo, Uusia näköaloja, Kokoelmasta Flâneurs forever, 2018

Ulla Jokisalo – Imaginations of Freedom

10.8.2018-27.1.2019
HAM

Ulla Jokisalo’s (b. 1955) exhibition Imaginations of Freedom explores how the artist endeavours to practise artistic freedom.

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Josefina Nelimarkka: Kairos, 2018 © Josefina Nelimarkka

Josefina Nelimarkka: Kairos καιρός

27.4.-10.6.2018
HAM gallery

Through her works, Josefina Nelimarkka proposes views to the imperceptible worlds that are impossible to grasp directly despite the process of their influence upon us.

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Graffiti: Kalasatama/Fiskehamnen, 2014 • Arabia, 2016 • Kalasatama/Fiskehamnen, 2015

Graffiti

6.4.-9.9.2018
HAM

Graffiti, explores the historical roots of graffiti and its present manifestations, with particular focus on the links between Helsinki graffiti culture and the international field.

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Elina Vainio: prosessikuva, 2018 © Elina Vainio

Elina Vainio: Spells

3.3.-15.4.2018
HAM gallery

The two installations on show point to climatic conditions wherein even the most advanced technologies are no longer able to guarantee the sensibility, let alone the continuity of life.

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Adrien Holy: Ravintolassa, 1939 © Kuva: HAM / Yehia Eweis

Air de Paris

23.2.-12.8.2018
HAM

Air de Paris exhibition is a walking tour through 1930s Paris, following in the footsteps of Leonard Bäcksbacka.

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Jussi Kivi: Rummun vankila, Eesti, puolivedenalainen maisema, 2015 © Jussi Kivi

Jussi Kivi: DEEP DOWN UNDER

26.1.-29.7.2018
HAM mix

Jussi Kivi’s works are the result of urban exploration in underground tunnels, urban wastelands and industrial zones, the places most people do not even notice.

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Roska on luksusta: Juhannus © Timo P. Vartiainen

Trash Is Luxury

19.1.-25.3.2018
HAM corner

Timo P. Vartiainen’s Trash Is Luxury is a series of archaeological expeditions into the world of trash found in residential dumpsters in and around Helsinki.

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Sini Pelkki: Shelter, 2018 © Sini Pelkki

Sini Pelkki: Sheet No4

18.1.-25.2.2018
HAM gallery

Sheet No4 is an experimental moving image work that uses repetition and reinterpretation to both construct and deconstruct the image and its boundaries.

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Gilbert & George: Euphoria, 2013 (yksityiskohta) © Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George: THE MAJOR EXHIBITION

12.10.2018-24.2.2019
HAM

Gilbert & George - THE MAJOR EXHIBITION will be their first significant exhibition held in the Nordic countries during the last two decades and showcases pictures exhibited for the first time in Finland.

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