Very happy about the upcoming premier of Tracking Dar es Salaam -piece at ZK/U. For the work we followed 11 very different inhabitants in Dar es Salaam with GPS and camera for one entire day. The volunteers were filmed from morning to evening by local camera men and later interviewed by us. We were interested how […]
Me and Oliver will talk about our work at 2nd Thursdays -series by Roland Rauschmeier and Anne Juren, Thursday 15th of December 2016 8:00 pm at WTKB Studios, Pernerstorfergasse 5, Ateliers 3rd floor, 1100 Vienna. Welcome!
I Almost Said by JOKAklubi and Miia Rinne in Westwerk, Hamburg, 2-16 Oct, with the Time Machine -performance 1 Oct 9pm, and in Hilbertraum, Berlin, 11-20 Nov, 2016. In the first larger gallery exhibition by JOKAklubi we show three installations: The Long Goodbye, The Ends and I Almost Said. The opening performance Time Machine invites the audience to look into […]
Me and Oliver will be spending several weeks in June-July in Tanzania, working within the project Simulizi Mijuni / Urban Narratives. We´ll give artist talk at Nafasi Art Space 14 June.
Olento Orchestral will play at Jättömaa / Wasteland festival in Kouvola, Finland, 23 July 3.30pm. A lot of new music pieces will premiere, performed by Nick Martin, Aino Juutilainen, Mia Erlin, Pentti Luomakangas, Janne Lastumäki and myself. You are so welcome.
Archipelago Science Fiction is part of EMAP, an open air sound and moving image festival in Seoul, Korea, which carries this year a title Save Our Souls. Art for a Time of Urgencies. The festival consists of the art program from Korea and Finland.
JOKAklubi (Tellervo Kalleinen, Niina Lehtonen Braun and Mirka Raito) releases 25th May 2016 a music video, with the fantastic sound track The Long Goodbye by Karl-Jonas Winqvist & Blood Music! We show it at Katko Galleria 25.5.-19.6. – a gallery in Tampere – and publish it also online. Open behind this link: Enjoy watching
In The Middle Of A Movie will be shown at Kumu, Estonia, in an exhibition Kumu Hits. Contemporary Art from the collection of the Art Museum of Estonia. For the work I asked people to write a film scene that takes place in their own home, and act it together with me. The work was […]
Identity -exhibition at NAMU brings together artists from Nordic countries, the Baltics and Ukraine, to survey the marks of identity left on today’s world. The curator of the exhibition is Solvita Krese from Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art.
I will perform at the Binary Night performance art club at Madhouse, Suvilahti, with a new short piece dealing with binary oppositions as well as political polarisation. Other performing artists of the evening are David Frankovich and Irma Optimist, who approach binaries from the perspectives of mathematics, bisexuality, and Between and after the performances, DJs […]
YKON launches a new open source project YKON DINNER GAME at Performing Encounters, Berlin. It takes place April 13, 2016 at 7pm, at Haus Am Lützowplatz. If you like to take part, please RSVP to hello(at)performingencounters.de The YKON DINNER is a game, that alters interactions at the dinner table. By using a dinner structure of […]
Welcome to Lavaklubi, the cozy home base of Speech karaoke! The speech selection of our karaoke system – including almost 300 speeches – has been completed with new speeches found from Thailand, where The Speech Karaoke Action Group had a tour in January 2016. The new speeches Include also the apology speech for Thai berry […]
Nice exhibition coming up… “While utopian or dystopian stories or images typically imagine societies separated from us in space (the island or enclave) or time (the future), these fictions invite us to make comparisons to our own world. The flaws and nascent possibilities that we are blind to in our own time and place become […]
As part of DOings and kNOts -exhibition at Kunstihoone I will tell about our experiences in organising complaints choir -project in different cultures, after which Anneliis Kits, the composer of The Tallinn Complaints Choir, will teach the audience the Tallinn complaints choir song!
I am grateful for being one of the ten receivers of William Thuring Prize, awarded by the Finnish Art Society. Thank you!
I am very happy to announce the first public concert of our band Olento Orchestral. The event takes place at the intimate and lovely concert venue Vihreä Talo. Tellervo Kalleinen – composition, lyrics, vocals Mia Erlin – vocals Aino Juutilainen – cello Nick Martin – synthesizer Janne Lastumäki – drums Pentti Luomakangas – guitar/saxophone
Open – this simple word contains the seeds for a slow and silent revolution. It stands for a complete transformation of society as we know it. In fact, this transition has already started: Open Source Software altered some fundamental economic beliefs. This transformation comes in many shapes and ideas: Open Source, Open Democracy, Open Knowledge, […]
Love, Death and Margarine is a four-hour long potpourri we composed of answers to different questions by the 100 participants of the 101 For All -installation. The interviews chosen for this showing have subtitles in English! Welcome to Kunsthalle Helsinki, Nervanderinkatu 3, Helsinki. You can drop in any time between 4pm and 8pm for the […]
A solo show of me & Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen, premiering new works, opens 17th October 2015 at Art Hall Helsinki. The exhibition deals with the dynamics behind forming and expressing an opinion – and about statistics and the question of representation. We visited 100 people who form a cross section of Finnish population, and asked about […]
We are happy to perform again Family Comes Home – a concept, which was originally commissioned by Helsinki Festival few years back. Together with actors Max Bremer and Johanna Af Schultén we will organize an event where the audience takes their ancestors along. The performances will be in Swedish. Family Comes Home takes place at […]
The Speech Karaoke Action Group will have one of their popular karaoke club evenings at one of their favorite places in the world – Lavaklubi Helsinki!
Complaints Choir work will be included in an exhibition The Never Ending Story: DOings & kNOTs, which introduces manual- and instruction based works. The exhibition is curated by Margit Säde.
Me and Oliver are excited about the invitation to make a new work in Tanzania over the summer 2016. The project is called SIMULIZI MIJINI / URBAN NARRATIVES and it is curated by ZK/U and Nafasi Art Space. It will be our first time in Africa!