Contemporary Art

This year’s art exhibitions explore the theme Freedom of Expression. Exhibition Curator 2017 is Ville Färsaaret. He is a self-taught urban artist from the city of Lappeenranta, a cultural producer and a gallerist. Ville Färsaaret is the Regional Artist of Pirkanmaa Region for 2017. The Art Exhibitions take place in libraries and other public places.

Conceptual art in Pirkanmaa region libraries

Curator Ville Färsaaret creates conceptual art pieces together with the art students of Tampere University of Applied Sciences. The pieces are made in 20 minutes.

August 30 at 5.30pm at Kangasala Library, address Keskusaukio 2 Kangasala
August 31 at 5.30pm at Sastamala Library, address Sillankorvankatu 1, Sastamala
September 1 at 5.30pm Ylöjärvi Library, address Koivumäentie 2, Ylöjärvi

Exhibitions in Tampere September 2–28

Exhibition Opening on September 1 at Vastavirta-klubi starting at 9.00 pm.

Gallery Himmelblau, downstairs, address Finlaysoninkuja 9
ARSI KEVA, paintings
KAIJA PAPU, “Free art give away”
RAKETTIRYHMÄ, video installation
VHS-KLUBI video installation

Vastavirta-klubi, downstairs, address Pispalan valtatie 39
HEIKKI HEINÄAHO painting installation

Sampola Library, address Sammonkatu 2
J-P KÖYKKÄ, open air installation

Hervanta Library, address Insinöörinkatu 38
LAURI MÄKIMURTO, painting installation

Lielahti Library, address Lielahtikeskus, 2 kerros, Antti Possin kuja 1

Koilliskeskus Library, address Liikekatu 3
(during September 18-29)
MIA HUU, wall painting


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