UrbanApa x Ateneum Festival 2019

 

Wed 2 Oct–Sunday 6 Oct

UrbanApa X Ateneum contrasts urban contemporary art with the museum context, offering fresh perspectives and presentation concepts. The festival offers a platform for young performing artists to present their works and for dance enthusiasts to meet in a relaxed atmosphere. The Ateneum will host street dance, live art, discussions, film screenings and much more. The artistic director of the event is the choreographer Sonya Lindfors. This year’s theme is: V I B R A T I O N S

More information: www.urbanapa.fi

Accessibility

Ateneum’s exhibition halls and the Ateneum Hall are fully accessible with wheelchair. The space used for Pehmee collective’s installation is not accessible. The accessible toilet can be found downstairs near the cloakroom. A gender-neutral toilet can be found in the Ateneum Hall’s lobby.
Read the festival’s ethical guidelines (scroll down for information in English)

Program

* Free admission, no entrance to the exhibitions.
** Admission is included in the museum entrance fee (under 18 y. 0 €), or with a Museum Card or a Friends of the Ateneum membership card. You can also buy a ticket, 6 €, in advance from Ateneum’s webshop, no admission to the exhibition included.
*** Buy your ticket, 6 €, in advance from Ateneum’s webshop, no admission to the exhibition included.

Installations

Around the museum during the festival

Aftercare / Ana Teo Ala-Ruona & Venla Helenius
Rules for listening / Roy Boswell
The Norm – Episode 1 / Pehmee-collective
Radikaalit enkelit 1 / Jaakko Pallasvuo
Utopia in Progress / Fiona ‘Elone
Kaltaisemme varkaat / Emmi Venna

Wednesday 2 Oct 2019

16:30–20:00 THE OPENING
The lobby and the main staircase + Ateneum Bistro / free admission *
Transcultural journeys II, part 1 / Natalia Castrillón (lever harp, vocals) and Cheick Cissokho (kora, vocals)
obscuredivine / Rutimo (Hanna Kortelainen, Sini Tuominen, Lilli Huttula, Sanna Hoang)
Pink Like the Color of… (extract) / The House of Ninja Finnish chapter (Roza Ahmad, Jérémy Gaudibert, Anneli Kanninen, Joonas Kopra)
ikiliikkuja / Ainu Kyrönseppä, Anna Skibkuj, Arina Laubert
Wekesa X Vibration / dj Wekesa

Thursday 3 Oct 2019

11:00–13:00 WORKSHOP
Exhibition halls  / for adults / Buy your ticket, 6 €, in advance from Ateneum’s webshop ***
Ghosting in Ateneum -workshop by Mira Kautto

16:00–16:45
Ateneum courtyard / free admission *
Transcultural journeys II, part 2 / Natalia Castrillón (lever harp) and Timo Alakotila (keyboard)

18:00–19:30 SCREENING
Ateneum Hall / free admission *
Studio Visit with Iiris / Jaakko Pallasvuo & Iiris Valas
Shifting / Anna Nykyri
L’amour Sauvage / Lior Shamriz

Friday 4 Oct 2019

14:00–14:30
Exhibition hall 33, 3rd floor / included in the admission fee **
Transcultural journeys II, part 3
/ Natalia Castrillón (lever harp and vocals) and Alejandro Olarte (electronics), in collaboration with Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe – Tiina Mankki, Heidi Tiainen and Elke Waibel

15:00–15:45
Exhibition hall 17, 2nd floor / included in the museums admission fee **
Jackie in the box / Maruska Verona & Katariina Havukainen

16:00–18:30 THE GATHERING
Ateneum Hall / Buy your ticket, 6 €, in advance from Ateneum’s webshop ***
Circular / Sensum
Flourish ish / Minna Karttunen

Puun Tarina / Sinikka Gripenberg
ExorSisters presents: The great Ghosts of personal Dance History / Sanni Giordani and Elisa Tuovila

‘’I was trying to install Pixelmon and when I load the world, it loads a bit, then says shutting down internal server, and then it crashes” / Suvi Tuominen and Marlon Moilainen
MNT / MNT Company 

Saturday 5 Oct 2019

13:30–13:50
Ateneum courtyard / free admission *
14:30–14:50
2nd floor bridge / free admission *
Yumeo / Hanna Heino, Ella Seikkala, Jasu Parviainen

15:30–16:30
Exhibition hall 33, 3rd floor / included in the museums admission fee **
Dancing with myself: BS/BF & Välimeren ilmasto / mehikasvihuone / Diina Bukareva ja Mira Kautto

12:00–14:00 and 14:30–16:30
Ateneum Hall / for adults / Buy your ticket, 6 €, in advance from Ateneum’s webshop ***
A TABLETOP ROLE-PLAYING GAME (ENG) New Stories of Finnish Art by Harold Hejazi

Sunday 6. Oct 2019

14:00–16:30
Ateneum Hall / free admission *
WORKING WITH F(R)ICTIONS – shaking the structures
Usha and the Sea of Puris – A Story-telling Performance
/ Tania Nathan and Vidha Saumya