Item Archive: MENA

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Safe Haven Helsinki wins Annual Art Act award !

We are honoured to have received the Annual Art Act award, chosen by rap-star Paperi T from a short-list prepared by a jury of leading figures from the Finnish institutional art world. The jury was chaired by Raija Koli, the Director … Continue reading

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Perpetuum Mobile / Artists at Risk WINS the EUROPEAN CITIZEN’S PRIZE

Perpetuum Mobilε​ is delighted to reveal that PM’s Artists at Risk (AR) platform has been awarded the EUROPEAN CITIZEN’S PRIZE of the European Parliament​! A Finnish press event will take place on July 1st at 9.30 am at the European … Continue reading

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ON THE MOVE Programme 2013-2016

On the Move: Political Strategies in Art addresses the ongoing global political and economical shifts reflecting into the works of artists and their chosen working strategies in the real world. The Western (art)world often romanticises the waves of activist art, … 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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RE-ALIGNED recieves commission from CHECKPOINT HELSINKI

December 2013 Perpetuum Mobilε ry has been commissioned by Checkpoint Helsinki to curate an exhibition-process about art and politics based on fresh curatorial research in the MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa) region, and the experience and ideas already developed in … Continue reading

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