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News, 11/17/2015

9 Artists from Helsinki: From the Box

A Finnish Co-operative artist society Forum Box and the Czech Centre Prague organize an exhibition 'From the Box' by nine Finnish artists. The vernissage of the exhibition is on November 19, 2015 and the exhibition is open until January 16, 2016 at the Czech Centre (Rytířská 31, Praha 1.)

9 Artists from Helsinki: From the Box

Exhibition presents nine artists from Helsinki, Finland: Kaisaleena Halinen (b. 1973), Emma Helle (b. 1979), Markus Kåhre (b.1969), Juhana Moisander (b. 1977), Vesa-Pekka Rannikko (b. 1968),Tommi Toija (b.1974), Samppa Törmälehto (b.1977), Antti Oikarinen (1974) and Ilona Valkonen(1980). They work in the field of sculpture, installation, moving image and painting & between these mediums. 

All the artists of the exhibition are members of co-operative society Forum Box which was initiated in 1996 in Helsinki by sculptor Kain Tapper (1930-2004). Its main purpose is to maintain an art space in Helsinki in order to enrich and support the Finnish cultural life. Currently Forum Box co-op has about 80 artist members, all of which are prominent Finnish artists and actors in the field of contemporary art. Forum Box aims to be a space open for all forms of art.

The Exhibition is produced by Forum Box and the Czech Centre Prague. The exhibition has been sponsored by Frame Visual Art Finland and The Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

More information about the event: http://prague.czechcentres.cz/en/news/from-the-box-9-artists-from-helsinki1/

Forum Box: http://prague.czechcentres.cz/en/news/from-the-box-9-artists-from-helsinki1/

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Updated 11/17/2015


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