Author: tellervo

  • COMPLAINTS CHOIR @ ART AT RISK -CONFERENCE, ZÜRICH, 27-29 FEBRUARY, 2020

    I will be composing a complaints choir song out of the complaints of the Art At Risk -conference participants – and leading a process of learning and performing the choir song. The event is exclusively for the conference members.

  • ARTIST TALK @ THE FELLESHUS, BERLIN, 30 JANUARY, 2020

    I will be talking about our video work Archipelago Science Fiction in the finissage of Ocean Dwellers exhibition, curated by Solvej Ovesen. The talk takes place at the auditorium of the Nordic Embassies, Rauchstrasse 1, Berlin. In the same occasion we will be hearing the talk by curator Heidi Ballet. Free entry!

  • KONE GRANT ENABLES MY WORK FOR THE NEXT THREE YEARS.

    I am deeply grateful for the artist grant from KONE foundation, which allows me to continue the full focus on my artistic work.

  • FOR THIS DANCE I WILL TAKE THE LEAD

    FOR THIS DANCE I WILL TAKE THE LEAD

    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)

  • WORKSHOP @ SHARED CAMPUS, ZURICH, 7 DECEMBER, 2019

    I look forward to give a workshop “Anatomy of a Conflict” at Shared Campus, the Zurich University of the Arts. “Shared Campus is a cooperation platform for international education formats and research networks launched by eight arts institutions. Close cooperation is imperative to tackling issues of global significance. Especially the arts can, and indeed ought to, play…

  • JOKAklubi @ OPEAN 10, MUNICH, 5 DECEMBER, 2019

    JOKAklubi is happy to perform The Perfect End at Opean10 -event at  MUG im Einstein, Munich, 5 December 8pm. The evening continues with the concert of LAU. Thank you Tobias Frank und Patrick Morarescu for the invitation!

  • TALK @ KAMPUSART, TURKU, 2 DECEMBER, 2019

    I will be talking about Keskustelupuisto / Common Ground Park at KampusART -seminar, organised by Turku Arts Academy. Address Joukahaisenkatu 3, Turku. The event starts 2 December 5pm, my talk is 7pm. Free entry! Welcome!

  • FOR THIS DANCE, I WILL TAKE THE LEAD, 28 / 30 NOVEMBER 2019 @ MAD HOUSE HELSINKI

    You are warmly welcome to For this dance, I will take the lead at Mad House Helsinki. The audience is invited to experience the piece on a dance floor. The starting point for the piece is an experience of not being able to always influence your own life as much as you´d like to. The evening bases…

  • AVOIN OSALLISTUJAHAKU: TÄSSÄ TANSSISSA MINÄ VIEN

    Haemme esitykseen ihmisiä jakamaan kokemuksensa siitä, kun on liikaa muiden vietävänä.  Esitys Tässä tanssissa minä vien koostuu osallistujien valitsemista musiikkikappaleista. Niiden soidessa osallistujat toimivat viejän roolissa – yleisön liikkuessa osallistujien ohjeiden mukaisesti.  Teoksessa pysähdytään tunteeseen siitä, kun ei pysty vaikuttamaan tarpeeksi omaan elämäänsä. Millaisissa tilanteissa ja millä elämän alueilla tämä tunne valtaa? Mitä kokemus kontrollin…

  • ISÄNI @ OULU MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL 22-25 AUGUST, 2019

    Isäni -music video, created by artist Niina Lehtonen Braun, was chosen to the competition series of Oulu Music Video Festival 2019. Isäni is a song by my band Olento Orchestral.

  • OCEAN DWELLERS @ NORDIC EMBASSIES, BERLIN, 18 OCTOBER 2019 – 16 FEBRUARY 2020

    Archipelago Science Fiction is part of Ocean Dwellers exhibition at Nordic Embassies, Berlin. The exhibition is curated by Solvej Ovesen. The Turku archipelago on the Baltic Sea provide the framework for four sci–fiscenarios. The islanders themselves perform the hilarious and sometimes chilling episodes, which base on their own fears and hopes of how the area…

  • COMPLAINTS CHOIR OF LIVERPOOL – CITIZENS SINGING ABOUT WORK

    As part of Real Work -exhibition of Fact, a work -related complaints choir will be created in Liverpool. Participation is free for anyone who is ready to spend some time turning complaints into choir lyrics, and practice the new great song with the fabulous choir director Jennifer John. Public performances take place 31 August – follow…

  • 9 CARTUCHOS – PAPERBAG STORIES FROM CUBA

    9 CARTUCHOS – PAPERBAG STORIES FROM CUBA

    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…

  • COMPLAINTS CHOIRS @ KUNSTVEREIN LUDWIGSHAFEN

    The complete installation of Complaints Choirs is presented at Kunstverein Ludwigshafen 12 April – 30 June 2019. We will give an artist talk 30 June. Thank you Curator Barbara Auer for this wonderful invitation!

  • HAVANA BIENNIAL 2019: 9 CARTUCHOS

    For Havana Biennial me and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen make a new work: 9 CARTUCHOS – Paper Bag Stories From Cuba. For the piece we  commissioned local professional writers and thinkers to write a speech about Cuba from their particular point of view – using a paper bag as a reference point. An edition of 9 paper bags with…

  • 101 KAIKKIEN PUOLESTA -TEOS ON JULKAISTU VERKOSSA! // 101 FOR ALL -PIECE IS NOW ONLINE!

    satayksi.fi In 2015 artists me and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen visited one hundred homes around Finland and interviewed people about their personal relationship with 30 topics that tend to divide opinions. The 100 interviewees formed a cross-section of the Finnish population in terms of gender, age, region, education, level of income, country of origin and mother tongue. Why…

  • NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR OLENTO ORCHESTRAL

    Niina Lehtonen Braun has made a new music video for Olento Orchestral´s single Isäni!

  • MAKING WORLDS: ART & SCIENCE FICTION @ CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL PERIPHERY, BERLIN, 8-9 DEC 2018

    Archipelago Science Fiction will be screened at the two day Making Worlds -event including screenings, performances and conversations at Zentrum für Teoretische Peripherie. Thank you curator Isabel de Sena for the invitation!

  • PEOPLE IN WHITE, 10 JANUARY 2019 @ LUDWIGSHAFEN KUNSTVEREIN

    People in White (by Kalleinen & Kochta-Kalleinen) will be screened at Ludwigshafen Kunstverein together with Plantheon (by Ulu Braun and Teuri Haarla) 10 January 7pm. The event is organised by Ludwigshafen Kunstverein, Port25 and Finnland institut.

  • “WHO OWNS THE CITY” -UNCONFERENCE @ CAISA, HELSINKI, 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

    I am glad to be one of the three “provocateurs” at Talk Kallio! Do You Have A Say? It is a series of monthly unconference happenings designed to encourage people to talk about the issues that matter to them. The discussions will be set off by invited guests who will act as provocateurs. The theme of…

  • 101 FOR ALL @ STADTGALERIE KIEL, SPRING 2019

    101 For All – including 65 hours of video material – is finally translated into English! It´s therefore ready to pass the borders of Finland. We are very happy to show the work at  Stadtgallerie Kiel in spring 2019 as part of An Der Nordkante -exhibition.  

  • TUNNELUONTO -WALK

    TUNNELUONTO -WALK

    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…

  • CONSIDERING FINLAND @ LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY

    Archipelago Science Fiction -video installation will be part of Considering Finland -exhibition at Ludwigshafen Art Museum 10 November 2018 – 13 January 2019. The exhibition program includes our artist talk and the screening of People in White 10 November.

  • ARCHIPELAGO SCIENCE FICTION BROADCASTED IN YLE

    Archipelago Science Fiction will be broadcasted by Finnish national television YLE 11 and 12 September 1.40pm, and 14 September 3.15pm.

  • UPCOMING CONCERTS OF OLENTO ORCHESTRAL

    30 June 9pm @ Acud club, Berlin / 14 July 6pm @ Kaaoslava, Oulu / 23 August 8pm @ Villa Kallvik, Helsinki / 8 September 7pm @ Bändi piknik, Harakka, Helsinki / 16 September 5pm @ Viimeinen kymppiklubi, Kirjasto 10, Postitalo, Helsinki /  

  • KESKUSTELUPUISTO / COMMON SITE WEB SITE LAUNCHED!

    Common Ground – A Public Space Game (Keskustelupuisto) web site is launched, and the project is now open for applications! Anyone living in Rauma, Finland, can apply. The project will involve 36 residents who reflect the age distribution of the local population. They will design and realise a public park within a game-like process April 2019 – August…

  • PERFORMANCE @ ULME FESTIVAL, ESTONIA, 18 MAY, 2018

    Happy to be part of Ulme festival in Tartu, Estonia, with my new solo performance Exaggerating Mind. The festival is Curated by Kiwa. “Ulmefestival transforms Tartu New Theatre into an unique state of mind, where fantasy knows no borders and the sci-fi perception horizons come to life in words, sounds and movements. ‘Ulme’ is an estonian word…

  • JOKAklubi TIME MACHINE SHOW @ ACUD, BERLIN, 30 JUNE

    JOKAklubi´s Time Machine invites audience members to re-live selected situations from their memory lane. The evening is a wild combination of short performances of local artists, improvised talk show, music and chaos. We start 9pm with a concert of Olento Orchestral, followed by Time Machine Show and dance party!

  • TRACKING DAR ES SALAAM, @ MÄNTTÄ ART FESTIVAL, FINLAND, JUNE-AUGUST 2018

    We are honoured to have the Finland premiere of Tracking Dar Es Salaam at Mänttä Art Festival (17 June – 31 August, 2018). This work by Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen and myself  is an interactive video installation, which shows parallel realities of Dar es Salaam through one ordinary weekday of 11 local inhabitants. The spectator have to make choices which of the video clips to watch,…

  • AVATAR GAME @ MAUNULA, HELSINKI, JUNE 2018

    In the new project of mine and Oliver – commissioned by m-cult – we will collaborate with three different kind of groups from Maunula to influence their neighbourhood. Each group will develop a real-life avatar, played by actors (Max Bremer, Outi Vuoriranta and Niina Sillanpää), which they conduct within the local ‘game zone’. We wish to create…

  • “COMMON GROUND – A Public Space Game” -proposal was selected by Lönnström Art Museum

    We are happy to announce that our project proposal, which we submitted to the open call of Lönnström Art Museum, was selected. The exceptionally large production sum of 150 000 euro allowed us to think big, and we developed the concept COMMON GROUND – A Public Space Game. We´ll invite 36 people to turn an appointed piece of land into a public park.…

  • TEMPORARY PAVILION FOR PERMANENT NEGOTIATIONS

    TEMPORARY PAVILION FOR PERMANENT NEGOTIATIONS

    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…

  • PLAY THIS AT MY FUNERAL @ MEETINGS FESTIVAL, TARM, DENMARK, 1 SEPT, 2017

    The video work Play This At My Funeral by Niina Lehtonen Braun and myself – based on the music by Karl Jonas Winqvist – will be part of MEETINGS -festival, organized by ET4U and curated by Leena Kela.

  • COMPLAINTS CHOIR -VIDEO @ TAMPERE ART MUSEUM 18 NOV 2017 – 25 FEB 2018

    The documentation video of Helsinki Complaints Choir will be part of Kansan Asialla -group exhibition at Tampere Art Museum. The exhibition, which is part of Finland´s 100 year celebrations, deals with the relationship between the art world and the other citizens.

  • TEMPORARY PAVILION FOR PERMANENT NEGOTIATIONS @ THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINLAND, HELSINKI, 12 AUG, 2017

    We looked for stories about conflicts that were amicably settled. The stories we received came from different areas of life and society and were taking place in different parts of the world. A selection of the stories will be retold at Temporary Pavilion for Permanent Negotiations by a Dutch mediator Chantal van Doesburgh, who also facilitates discussion, which the…

  • PANEL ABOUT EXPERIMENTAL FILM, HELSINKI, 27 SEPT, 2017

    In the context of AVEK 30 years anniversary, AV Arkki organises a screening of experimental films, including a panel discussion which I will be joining. 27 Sept 5pm at Orion cinema, Helsinki.

  • TUNNELUONTO WALK TOUR @ ARTS IN THE ENVIRONMENT NORDIC SYMPOSIUM, HELSINKI, 2 SEPT 2017

    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 participants to reflect the relationship between knowledge and feeling when experiencing nature. 2 September 12 o´clock at Vartiosaari, Helsinki. More info: http://www.nordicenviroart.org/

  • STUDIO GENERALIA @ MUSIC CENTRE, HELSINKI, 7 SEPT, 2017

    Talks  about participation in contemporary art by  Kaija Kaitavuori and myself. Studia Generalia, Art University, 7 September, 4.30pm @ Auditorium of Musiikkitalo.

  • 101 FOR ALL VIDEO INSTALLATION @ LAPPEENRANTA ART MUSEUM & SEINÄJOKI ART HALL

    101 For All is shown at Lappeenranta art museum 3.6.-30.7.2016 and at Seinäjoki Taidehalli / Art Hall 18.11.2017 -21.1.2018. The one hundred participants in this interactive video installation represent a statistic cross section of the Finnish population. The artists visited their homes during a period of six months and interviewed them of 30 divisive issues. One viewer at a time…

  • SHADES OF AGENCY @ MAUNULA TALO, HELSINKI, 15 JUNE 2017

    I am happy to participate a seminar on collaborative arts, June 15, 15.30-18.30 at Maunula-talo, Metsäpurontie 4, Helsinki. Collaborative, socially engaged arts redistribute the agency of art-making among artists, participants and institutional contexts. In this event we will address the complex negotiations involved in the production and presentation of collaborative projects. The event is free of charge but requires…