Author: tellervo

  • CURE PARK, AMSTERDAM, 4 JUNE – 16 JULY, 2017

    TEMPORARY PAVILION FOR PERMANENT NEGOTIATIONS  is a space for playing with conflicts. We called on people to tell a story about a conflict: at work, in a relationship, in the neighborhood or on a world scale. The collected conflicts have one thing in common: they were (ultimately) resolved. What happened, and how did the situation transform? These conflicts…

  • WALK TOURS BY MAIJA HIRVANEN & TELLERVO KALLEINEN

    New edition of Walkapolis walk tours by Maija Hirvanen and Tellervo Kalleinen are organised at the botanical garden in Helsinki centre 3rd May 5pm and 6th and 7th May 2pm. Registrations until 1 May to info@walkapolis.fi – the tours are free of charge and in Finnish.

  • ARCHIPELAGO SCIENCE FICTION @  I SEE FESTIVAL, OSLO

    Archipelago Science Fiction is part of I See -festival 26.-27.5.2017 at Ram Galleri Oslo. The curators of the screening are Clemens Wilhelm & Constantin Hartenstein

  • ARCHIPELAGO SCIENCE FICTION @ OULU ART MUSEUM 20 MAY – 12 NOV, 2017

    The exhibition produced by the Finnish Bioart Society and the Oulu Museum of Art, in collaboration with curator Nina Czegledy, focuses its gaze on our relationship with nature, including diverse approaches towards the transforming environment. 

  • NEW WORK @ AMSTERDAM FOREST, JUNE 4 – JULY 16, 2017

    Commissioned by TAAK, we will take part to their Cure Park -project and make a new work to a forest park Amsterdamse Bos. More info follows!

  • EMMA TALKS, 12 APRIL @ ESPOO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

    I am delighted to join Emma Talks -discussion series of Espoo Museum of Modern Art on the meaning of art in society 12 April, 5pm. The discussion between architect Asmo Jaaksi, designer Katja Soini  and myself is moderated by curator Henna Paunu.

  • TRACKING DAR ES SALAAM

    TRACKING DAR ES SALAAM

    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…

  • EMMA TALKS, 12 April @ ESPOO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

    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.

  • PEOPLE IN WHITE – SCREENING AND BROADCAST IN FINLAND

    Screening of People in White  is organised at the auditorium of Lapinlahden Lähde 19 March, followed by discussion. The context of the screening is Sjählö 9 -exhibition. Finnish National TV station YLE broadcasts People in White 26 March 1.30pm.

  • TRACKING DAR ES SALAAM @ ZK/U, BERLIN, 17-26 MARCH, 2017

    The work is an interactive video installation, which 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…

  • ARTIST TALK IN WIEN 15 DEC, 2016

    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 -EXHIBITION IN HAMBURG AND BERLIN

    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…

  • THE LONG GOODBYE

    THE LONG GOODBYE

    JOKAklubi´s video is based on the instrumental piece The Long Goodbye by Karl Jonas Winqvist & Blood Music

  • TALK AT NAFASI ART SPACE, DAR ES SALAAM, 14 JUNE 2016

    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 @ JÄTTÖMAA FESTIVAL, 23 JULY, 2016

    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 SCI-FI AT EMAP -FESTIVAL, SEOUL, 24-29 MAY

    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.

  • PREMIERE OF JOKAklubi´s VIDEO AT KATKO GALLERIA AND ONLINE

    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 -VIDEO INSTALLATION AT KUMU ART MUSEUM, TALLINN, 8 APRIL – 28 AUGUST 2016

    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…

  • BEFORE CHANGING THE MIND -WORK SHOWN AT NATIONAL ART MUSEUM OF UKRAINE 19 MARCH – 22 MAY 2016

    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.

  • PERFORMANCE AT BINARY NIGHTS, HELSINKI 5 MARCH 2016

    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 DINNER GAME, BERLIN, APRIL 13 2016

    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…

  • SPEECH KARAOKE AT LAVAKLUBI, HELSINKI, 20 FEB 2016

    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…

  • NO/GOOD PLACE: UTOPIAN ART FROM FINLAND 23 MARCH – 22 APRIL 2016, HANDWERKER GALLERY, ITHACA

    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…

  • TALK AT KUNSTIHOONE, TALLINN, JANUARY 9, 2016, 3PM

    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!

  • 101 FOR ALL

    101 FOR ALL

    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.

  • WILLIAM THURING PRIZE

    I am grateful for being one of the ten receivers of William Thuring Prize, awarded by the Finnish Art Society. Thank you!

  • UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF YOU AND ME

    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…

  • OLENTO ORCHESTRAL AT VIHREÄ TALO 4 DEC 2015

    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 BINGO – EXHIBITION LABORATORY, HELSINKI, 14 NOV 2015

    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 – A VIDEO MARATHON AT KUNSTHALLE HELSINKI, 20 NOV 2015

    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…

  • The Library of Influential Books

    The Library of Influential Books

    100 people who form a statistical cross section of the Finnish population were asked  to name one book which have strongly influenced their thinking.  The books – together with the texts describing how they influenced the people – form The Library of Influential Books.

  • FAMILY COMES HOME, HELSINKI 28 NOV AND 5 DEC 2015

    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…

  • SPEECH KARAOKE AT LAVAKLUBI, HELSINKI, 18 DEC 2015

    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!

  • MUSIC

    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…

  • The Summit of Practical Utopias

    The Summit of Practical Utopias

    The Summit of Practical Utopias gathered 35 activists, artists, game designers, researchers and visionaries on the island of Brioni, President Tito’s former summer residency in the Croatian Adriatic Sea.

  • I Love My Job

    I Love My Job

    I Love My Job dramatizes conflicts experienced by employees of eight different work places. The episodes end with dark fantasies, that have grown in minds of the participants as a result of the unresolved conflicts.

  • People in White

    People in White

    A film, which looks into the dynamic between caregiver and care receiver from the subjective viewpoint of people with mental illnesses.

  • The Speech Karaoke

    The Speech Karaoke

    The Speech Karaoke Action Group  developed a karaoke system for speeches.

  • The Making of Utopia

    The Making of Utopia

    
The Making of Utopia portrays intentional communities in Australia and their learnings and challenges after the 30 years of living together.

  • YKON

    YKON

    YKON was founded as an artistic initiative and platform for exploring utopian fantasies and the political imaginary in relation to concrete sociopolitical structures and concerns.