Trouble Festival, Brussels, 2021 The performance turned the playground into an absurd stage of adulthood, and created an awkward tension and dialogue between generations. Four adult actors presented children ́s views about adulthood, with the audience following them and occasionally participating in the acts. As they slid down, they shouted what kind of adults they […]
JOKAklubi and Olento Orchestral, as well The Spermbankers band from the Czech Republic will perform at Westgermany club in Berlin. More info follows!
Our log term collaboration with Art As Foundation will continue, this time in Armenia. The research trip is planned to take place in September 2021.
A unique artistic experiment of transforming an abandoned plot of land into a public park in the Finnish town of Rauma. In 2019 thirty residents between the ages of 6 and 89 became players in a two-year-long “Public Space Game”. Their mission was to turn their 30 individual visions into one urban park. The playful […]
Photo: Saara Autere An audience gathers on a floor, ready for a dance. The music of the evening has been picked by people, who are too often led by others in life. Tonight, during the song of their choice, they will lead the audience. Concept: Tellervo Kalleinen / Production: Mad House Helsinki (2019)
Installation @ Havana Biennale, Cuba, 2019 Kalleinen & Kochta-Kalleinen commissioned nine local writers and thinkers to write a speech about Cuba – using a paper bag as a reference point. An edition of 9 paper bags with excerpts of each of the speeches were printed on 100.000 bags. The bags are distributed over the period […]
Walk tour by Maija Hirvanen and Tellervo Kalleinen Duration ca 1,45h In Finnish language Tunne luonto means both “knowing” about nature and “feeling” the nature. On their Tunneluonto -walk Maija Hirvanen and Tellervo Kalleinen invite the co-walkers to reflect the relationship between knowledge and feeling when experiencing nature. Different ways of determining nature are discussed as well. The […]
A storyteller Chantal van Doesburgh told conflict stories on a sand box. The stories were contributed by locals. In an arena made of sand she made the problems visible and palpable with the help of props. The project was part of Cure Park, organised by TAAK, an intervention in the tranquile setting of one of the largest public […]
An interactive video installation The work shows parallel realities of Dar es Salaam through one weekday of 11 local inhabitants. The spectator have to make choices which of the video clips to watch, recorded in different parts of the city during that day, and which of the people to follow and listen. The soundtrack consists of recorded interviews with the participants as well as […]
I am delighted to join Emma Talks -discussion series of Espoo Museum of Modern Art on the meaning of art in society. The discussion between architect Asmo Jaaksi, designer Katja Soini and myself is moderated by curator Henna Paunu.
The exhibition, which premiered at Kunsthalle Helsinki in October 2015, looks beyond the opinions and statistics of a cross-section of the Finnish population as 100 individuals address sensitive topics in the intimacy of their own homes. The interviewees try to pinpoint experiences and influences that play a role on how their opinions are shaped.
Composition, Lyrics & Vocals Tellervo Kalleinen, Cello Aino Juutilainen, Guitar Pentti Luomakangas, Recording and Mixing PK Keränen, 2015 The song contains subliminal messages (a phenomenon known as backmasking) encouraging people to be open and emphatic towards other people and their opinions. Under The Influence is the sound track for 101 For All -Exhibition by Tellervo […]
Tellervo – working with several musicians under Kaukaisu -name – has released a music album Käsky ja Hyräily (A Command And A Hum). It features a selection of her songs written since she was 16 years old until recent years. The vinyl is available at Digelius, Record Shop X and at Bandcamp – Mp3 -download […]