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Kaartinkaupunki
URBAN ENCOUNTERS

TIMO HEINO: TOUCH (1997)
A group of ten sculptures, an urban garden crossed by stripes and branches in which two strangers touch.
FABIANINKATU 2

RENJA LEINO: WORKS FROM THE SERIES ABSENT MINDS (2005)
Phone-camera photos of people today enchanted by the screen.
KASARMIKATU 42 & 46
FABIANINKATU 6 & 19

ELSA SALONEN: MEMORIES (2006)
An installation set in time exploring memories and the way they vanish. In a constant state of change throughout the Night of the Arts.
POHJOINEN MAKASIINIKATU 6

MARJUKKA KORHONEN: SOUNDPOINT (2005)
A SoundPoint installation connecting two nearby blocks on the Night of the Arts. Listen to the soundscape on the other side of the festival area or begin a conversation with some random passer-by.
KASARMIKATU 17
BERNHARDINKATU 6

ANTERO TOIKKA: ORANGERIE (2007)
A work travelling round Helsinki all summer halts for the Night of the Arts at the end of Unioninkatu.
KOPERNIKUKSENKUJA


PERFORMANCE ON WHEELS

MIMOSA PALE: MOBILE FEMALE MONUMENT
Feel born again! Mimosa Pale and the Mobile Female Monument are out on the town again!
The interactive performance sculpture tours Kaartinkaupunki. One person admitted at a time. 23–01.30

ANTON WIRAEUS: CITY PROJECTION
A performance taking a special look at boring city surfaces onto which animation videos are projected. The artist will travel from one point to another with a video projector. 22–01

LINDA GRANFORS AND AURA HAKURI: AT WORK
How does life look through the eyes of a child? Have a little nap in a carriage pushed by artists who take you for a ride and read a long bedtime story. 23–01


NIGHT LIGHTS

VIDEO WORKS
Non-stop videos by leading Finnish artists all night long. Works include the Finnish premiere of Kalle Hamm’s Renamed Helsinki and Rax Rinnekangas’s Európia. Rinnekangas work will be shown at 23 and consists of 97 colour photos of a content whose history and existence are dominated by a variety of utopias. Sound design Heikki Innanen.
POHJOINEN MAKASIINIKATU 4

VIDEO WORKS
Non-stop videos by leading Finnish artists all night long. Works include world premiere of Saara Ekström’s living alphabet letters and Eeva-Mari Haikala’s study of fire.
KASARMIKATU 21

KAISA SALMI: LIGHT WORK
A shifting light work that makes an ordinary wall glow. Watch the endlessly changing lights and colours all night long if you wish!
FABIANINKATU 7

MINI STAGE
17-03
17–19 Excerpts on the hour from the Glims & Gloms dance theatre work Kaijat to be premiered on 30.8.
20 Orchestre Cadet de O.J.A.L. (FR) and the West Helsinki Chamber Orchestra in a joint concert. Orchestra of over 60 conducted by Julien Leroy and Olli Vartiainen
21 M. A. Numminen and Pedro Hietanen
22 Maritta Kuula & Laura Sippola Duo
23 Superjanne
24 Tuomas Toivonen
01 Manna & Joel Melasniemi
02 Risto Juhani
DJ Vilunki 3000
KASARMITORI

ONE NIGHT KITCHEN
16-03
Glorious restaurant eats in Kasarmintori Square from afternoon onwards.
KASARMITORI, KASARMIKATU 19

DANS UN JARDIN D’HELSINKI
Chamber music in the summer night in Finnish-Argentinean-French mood:
Kamus Quartet
Katri Mattila, flute & Saara Rautio, harp
Sibelius-Piazzolla-Ravel
22 & 24
FABIANINKATU 6, INNER COURTYARD

SAIMA HARMAJA
Readings of poetry and diaries by Saima Harmaja (in Finnish) at 22.
SHIPWRECK MONUMENT, OBSERVATORY HILL (Tähtitorninvuori)

6 X BACH
A monumental concert of the complete partitas and sonatas for solo violin by J. S. Bach. Teemu Kupiainen, viola. Recitals begin on the hour from 19.
GERMAN CHURCH
UNIONINKATU 1

ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS
21, inner courtyard Butoh dance performance and music led by Shinji Kanki. Compositions by John Cage. 23 Bällarby Singers on the roof terrace, 8th floor.
KASARMIKATU 36

NIGHT AT A PRESS WORKSHOP
17–20 Metro-theme comic as a group project and illustration of metro bags. 17–21 manual typesetting, page layout and a thudding printing machine in the basement. 21–23 Metro disco.
Päivälehden Museo
LUDVIGINKATU 2–4

DESIGN MUSEUM
16–19 non-stop fabric-printing workshop, 17 talk (in Finnish) by Susanna Vakkari on Rut Bryk, 19 Vuokko Nurmesniemi presents her exhibition. 15, 18 and 20 guided tours in Finnish and Swedish. Admission free 15–22.
KORKEAVUORENKATU 23

ARTEK PAVILION
Opening of the Artek Pavilion designed by Shigeru Ban in the yard between the Design Museum and the Museum of Finnish Architecture. Open 12–22._Korkeavuorenkatu 23
KASARMIKATU 24

MUSEUM OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE
City Home exhibition, guided tours at 18, 19 and 20. Book market. Museum open until 21. KASARMIKATU 24

NIGHT OF THE ARTS AT THE RIKHARDINKATU LIBRARY
Evening in Finnish with poets 19-22. Manga workshop 18.30–21.30.
RIKHARDINKATU 3

FAMILY DINNER & SHOW
Music 17. Sytkyt Puppet Theatre: Beauty and the Beast (in Finnish) 18. Buffet 17–19.
BANK
UNIONINKATU 20

ETNO-ESPA NIGHT OF THE ARTS
New folk music from yoiks via folk-punk-ska to Hehkumo starring Pauli Hanhiniemi. 21.30 Vilddas, 23.30 Pohjannaula, 1.30 Hehkumo
ESPLANADI STAGE