The world premiere of a series of international video performances on the theme of ‘Protest Song Competition’
29 April 2017, 7pm
Free, but please reserve a space
The Performance Voyage series of international video performances created for the camera has been produced annually by Finnish Artists’ Association MUU since 2011.
MUU and London-based artist Heidi Kilpeläinen (HK119) challenged artists to participate in Performance Voyage 7 on the theme of protest songs. Protest songs are typically associated with movements calling for social change, and this ethos comes across strongly in the selection of works for Performance Voyage 7 which reflect current political and social phenomena widely, and defend personal, environmental, political, and philosophical spaces through art.
The selection comprises of 18 works by 18 artists or groups:
Kuesti Fraun (Germany): tolerance Niko Skorpio (Finland): I Want My Revolution
Julia Schicker (Switzerland): Pushing Glencore Francois Knoetze (South Africa): Cape Mongo – Cell Arja Renell (Finland): Acts of Sorrow
Paweł Korbus (Poland): Few Simple Words in a Foreign Language
Kim Dotty Hachmann & Steffi Simmen (Germany): Jump Jump Elizabeth Wurst (Peru/Germany): Live at the scene! Iwona Ogrodzka (Poland): About my youth Timo Kokko (Finland): The Man
Elena Mazzi (Italy): The financial singing
Elin Magnusson (Sweden): Man-hate
Heidi Kilpeläinen (Finland/UK): Implicated Jukka Silokunnas (Finland): 400ml of red
Sasha Huber & Petri Saarikko (Finland): Rongoa Remedies
Ignacio Pérez Pérez (Venezuela/Finland): Ode to Migrants Kikka Rytkönen (Finland): Not your profit
Vik Laschenov (Russia): One floor above sing until someone swims with dolphinsAfter the London premiere and a presentation in Dublin on 3 May, Performance Voyage 7 will go on a world tour of 15 locations in Scandinavia, Continental Europe and North America.
Performance Voyage 7 was curated by Heidi Kilpeläinen (artist), Jaakko Nousiainen (Head of Arts & Culture, The Finnish Institute in London) and Timo Soppela (director, MUU).
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