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MUU Monday: Performance Night 12 November 2012 MUU gallery

kausalainenThe MUU Monday -event night on 12 November follows the themes of MUU’s current exhibition Behind God’s Back – Performances from the woods.

Katri Kainulainen, the curator of the exhibition, has together with Leena Kela invited performance artist Inari Virmakoski and the Maanalainen seurakunta laulaa -collective as live artists for the evening. In addition to these performances, Elina Tahkolahti’s live-video installation can be seen and experienced in MUU studio during the evening.

p1010685Performance Voyage 2 presents performance videos by ten artists and collectives. Consisting of video documentations of performance pieces, the compilation was selected from among work submitted in an open international admission procedure. Performance Voyage 2 was premiered at the New Performance Turku festival. The video ensemble of the perfomances was produced by Artists’ Association MUU.

inarivirmakoskiPerformance Art Bank is a database that presents current Finnish performance and Live Art (performanssi.com). In the database you can view recent works, which can also be ordered as performances. The Performance Art database is maintained by Leena Kela, a regional artist of performance art at the Arts Council of Southwest Finland, in collaboration with Artists’ Association MUU.


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p1010717PERFORMANCE NIGHT is part of the MUU 25 Years Anniversary Programme. Artists’ Association MUU is a national interdisciplinary art organization that represents video and media art, sound and performance art, light, installation and environmental art as well as other experimental modes of art. September 2012 marked the 25th anniversary of the founding of MUU, and today the association has 600 artist members. To celebrate the anniversary, MUU is proud to present achievements across a range of disciplines and skills, from the top and the margin of contemporary art, as well as future visions.