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PUSSY VS. PUTIN II Film in World Premier in Helsinki

PUSSY VS. PUTIN 2 World Premiere on the Lasipalatsi Square tomorrow 27th of August at 10 pm This premiere/first cut of the second film by Gogol’s Wives presents a number of long episodes from the contemporary life and times of … Continue reading

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Participate in Building a Movable Movie Chair

Mo-we-Mo-bil is a self-built experimental mobile cinema. It aims at (re)activating spaces in Helsinki by bringing people together for public screenings, intervening on relevant topics. It is made of a projection-unit on wheels and foldable chairs, which will be built … Continue reading

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RADIO PRAVDA

RADIO PRAVDA I. Nikolay Oleynikov for the TO THE SQUARE 2 Project Nikolay Oleynikov and friends on RADIO PRAVDA: Oxana Timofeeva, Jonathan Brooks Platt, Grey Violet, Lilu S. Deil, Ilya Yakovenko, Kirill Medvedev, Roman Osminkin, Ivor Stodolsky, Paleface, Olga Jitlina … Continue reading

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Breaking news: Khaled Jarrar is coming TO THE SQUARE 2, his travel-ban unexpectedly reversed

UPDATE: (see PRESS REVIEW at the very bottom) KHALED JARRAR arrives at TO THE SQUARE 2  Photos: ow.ly/AniEaEvents: ow.ly/AniL7 EXCELLENT NEWS!!  At 8.30pm 12.8.2014, Khaled Jarrar successfully crossed the border on Allenby Bridge. He is now in Amman. He will … Continue reading

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Meet the Artists of To The Square 2

Getting the ball rolling “to the square”, join this small gathering with the first artists to arrive. Nikolay Oleynikov (Moscow) will introduce his RADIO PRAVDA project, a multi-channel nomadic broadcast for which he is open to proposals for broadcasting partners, … Continue reading

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Breaking news: PALESTINIAN ARTIST KHALED JARRAR BARRED FROM GOING “To The Square 2” IN HELSINKI

  UPDATE 11-12.8.2014 Breaking news: TRAVEL-BAN ON KHALED JARRAR UNEXPECTEDLY REVERSED, HOPEFULLY   UPDATE 10.8.2014: Unless he defeats the travel ban put on him by the Israeli Security Agency (Shin Bet/Shabak) and arrives in time, Khaled Jarrar will be present … Continue reading

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Full Programme of TO THE SQUARE 2

TO THE SQUARE 2 (#TSQ2) re-invigorates the question of public space as the crucial locus for the articulation of the political and the art of protest. Read more.. Curated by Ivor Stodolsky and Marita Muukkonen Commissioned by Checkpoint Helsinki as … Continue reading

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Press release: Open call for Volunteers for a Performative Action by Khaled Jarrar (Palestine)

Press release, 5th of August, 2014 Open call for Volunteers for a Performative Action by Khaled Jarrar (Palestine) On Power, Dis-/Obedience and War Meeting point for volunteers: LASIPALATSI SQUARE at 5pm on Tuesday, 26 August Performance: The action starts at … Continue reading

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Kunstforum Newsletter on TO THE SQUARE 2

Kunstforum Newsletter, the highly respected German art-news source, reports on TO THE SQUARE 2, linking it to the history of urban squares and uprisings globally. Article below: Aktionen & Projekte: To the Square 2 Am 3. und 4. Juni 1989 … Continue reading

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Updated Press release: TO THE SQUARE 2 takes over Lasipalatsi Square (August)

Press Release, updated 12.8.2014: On the heels of the positive public resonance generated by BACK TO (THE) SQUARE 1 around Helsinki in March 2014, Checkpoint Helsinki presents a second iteration of the Re-Aligned Project curated by Ivor Stodolsky and Marita … Continue reading

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