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PERFORMANCE VOYAGE 7 IN GALERIE NORD, BERLIN

Wednesday 22.11.2017, 7 pm
Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten
Turmstraße 75 EG, Berlin, Germany

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Kunstverein Tiegarten invited MUU to screen Performance Voyage 7 video collection in Galerie Nord. The exhibition unfin(n)ish|ed by six Finnish artists is shown at Galerie Nord at the same time.

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Performance Voyage is an annual international collection of video performances that has been published in different themes since 2011 by the Artists’ Association MUU. The videos featured in Performance Voyage 7, with theme Protest Song Competition!, explore ao. the political situation and frustration. The PV7 collection is presented at Galerie Nord by Timo Soppela, director of MUU, and one of the collection’s artists,  Kim Dotty Hachmann.

The collection contains works by 18 artists or groups from around the world: Kuesti Fraun, Kim Dotty Hachmann & Steffi Simmen, Sasha Huber & Petri Saarikko, Heidi Kilpeläinen, 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 videos comprising Performance Voyage 7 were selected by a jury consisting of artist Heidi Kilpeläinen, Head of Arts & Culture Jaakko Nousiainen (Finnish Institute in London) and director of MUU Timo Soppela. The production of Performance Voyage 7 has been supported by the City of Helsinki Cultural Office.

Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten is a key institute of international art, science and culture in the Moabit district of central Berlin. The gallery is known as the rapporteur of many different forms of art, as well as its artistic and cultural festivals. Kunstverein Tiergarten co-operates with numerous international partners.

unfin(n)shed, an exhibition by six Finnish artists, presents current questions, debates and discourses about identity.  The exhibition is open until 25.11.2017. Invited artists are Adel Abidin, Maija Helasvuo, Mika Karhu, Pekka Kauhanen, Riikka Kuoppala and Juha Sääski. 


Performance Voyage 7 was premiered in London in April, and has visited ao. Dublin, Peru’s capital Lima, and Umeå in Sweden. After Berlin the video collection will continue its journey to Raczej Gallery (Poznan, Poland), where it will be screened for one week, starting 24.11.2017. The tour takes Performance Voyage 7 to altogether 15 venues around the world.

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