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PERFORMANCE VOYAGE 7 in Umeå and Vaasa

5.-6.6.2017

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Artists’ Association MUU, TAIKE Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Platform, and Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten will arrange two screening and networking events on both sides of the Kvarken, first in Umeå, Sweden, and then in Vaasa, Finland.

Artists’ Association MUU, TAIKE Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Platform, and Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten will arrange two screening and networking events on both sides of the Kvarken, first in Umeå, Sweden, and then in Vaasa, Finland.

The centerpiece of the events will be the tour of PERFORMANCE VOYAGE 7 – PROTEST SONG COMPETITION. It will first be presented at Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten in Umeå on 5 June at 16:00. In addition to a screening and an artist talk, there will be a panel discussion with local artists on performance and activism, and regional artist Marika Räty from TAIKE will give a presentation of LADAF, Live Art Development Agency Finland.

The tour will continue the next day in Vaasa with a screening and artist talk at Platform studio on 6 June at 18.00.

Performance Voyage 7 features the following artists: Kuesti Fraun, Kim Dotty Hachmann & Steffi Simmen, Sasha Huber & Petri Saarikko, Heidi Kilpelainen, Francois Knoetze, Timo Kokko, Paweł Korbus, Vik Laschenov, Elin Magnusson, Elena Mazzi, Iwona Ogrodzka, Ignacio Pérez Pérez, Arja Renell, Kikka Rytkönen, Julia Schicker, Jukka Silokunnas, Niko Skorpio and Elizabeth Wurst. The collection was curated by Heidi Kilpeläinen (artist), Jaakko Nousiainen (Head of Arts & Culture, Finnish Institute in London) and Timo Soppela (Director, MUU).

Organisers:
Artists’ Association MUU
TAIKE Arts Promotion Centre Finland

5.6.2017 at 16.00
Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten
Kungsgatan 34, Umeå, Sweden
vasterbotten.konstframjandet.se

6.6.2017 at 18.00
Platform studio
Kasarmi 14, Korsholmanpuistikko 6, Vaasa, Finland
www.platform.fi
www.facebook.com/events/805739916256597

The Performance Voyage 7 – Protest Song Competition Tour:
29.4.2017 Live Art Development Agency / Stour Space, Hackney Wick, London, UK
3.5.2017 Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, Ireland
5.6.2017 Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten, Kungsgatan 34, Umeå, Sweden
6.6.2017 Platform studio, Vaasa, Finland
Next:
22.8.2017 Cine Olaya Centro Cultural, Lima, Peru
14.9.2017 Top Schillerpalais, Berlin, Germany