Exhibition: 5 April, 2008 - 11 May, 2008
Address: Bergstr. 22, 10115 Berlin-Mitte
Gallery TAIK is delighted to present artists from The Helsinki School with the group exhibition Helsinki By Night, presenting their latest works.
Helsinki by Night – Berlin a project by the University of Art and Design Helsinki will open three exhibitions – in collaboration with the Museum for Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki and the Berlin Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst, which every two years has approximately 50.000 visitors at the opening weekend (held in Berlin-Mitte). The exhibitons will feature Pasi Autio, Hannu Karjalainen, Juha Nenonen, and Santeri Tuori at brandatmosphere, Ola Kolehmainen at Galerie koal and Jyrki Parantainen at KFA Gallery. Along with those coordinated openings Gallery TaiK will open an exhibition featuring Tom Hunter (Helsinki School professional workshop series). Alongside there will be shown four video artists from the Helsinki School and selected videos from the Kiasma collection. Furthermore there will be a private showing of Timo Kelaranta, Ulla Jokisalo and Pentti Sammallahti.
In collaboration with the Berlin Biennale Gallery TaiK will feature a video of official Berlin Biennale artist Lukasz Jastrubczak from Poland, who for his latest work created a fictional Finnish figure named Markku Peltola. This cooperation makes Gallery TaiK an official platform for the Berlin Biennale.
Helsinki by Night in Berlin with artists from the Kiasma collection and artists from Helsinki will create a cultural platform that will show the unique artistic spirit of today’s Finland.