Performance Voyage 6

26 - 29.05.16 
ART-ATHINA Contemporary Art Fair, Faliro Pavilion, Athens, Greece

                                                                                                                               Come Out Italy, Come Out!, 2013
ART-ATHINA, one of the oldest art fairs in Europe, is organised now for the 21st time. The annual fair has over 35,000 visitors. MUU Gallery has received an invitation to participate in its PLATFORM PROJECT, which in 2016 features 51 artist-run galleries from 15 countries. The total number of galleries participating in the fair is one hundred, and the programme also includes several curated shows, collection exhibitions, organisational presentations, events and talks.
MUU Gallery – Platforms Project@Art-Athina 2016:
• PERFORMANCE ART BANK – a database of Finnish performance art
• PERFORMANCES – Helinä Hukkataival, artist of the Some Artist Week campaign
• PERFORMANCE PORTFOLIO – presenting Essi Kausalainen's portfolio and community performance Diamonds and Pearls
FILMS@ART-ATHINA programme: Performance Voyage 6 video screening and discussion, Timo Soppela
At the fair MUU will present the recently updated Performance Art Bank and its features. Performance artist Helinä Hukkataival will perform daily at MUU's booth and will also participate in the Performance Art Bank's Some Artist Week campaign. Essi Kausalainen's Performance Portfolio will be on display, as well as a short documentary about the creation of her community performance Diamonds and Pearls.
MUU's collection of international video performances, Performance Voyage 6, was selected for the fair's Art Athina Film programme. The artists of the Performance Voyage 6 compilation are Caroline Blais, James Duesing, Roberto Fassone, Rick Fisher & Don Rice, Andrew de Freitas, Stefan Hurtig, Henri Hütt, Linda Lenssen, Michael Mallis, Roberta Orlando, Johanna Reich, Pia Sirén, Niko Skorpio, Willem Wilhelmus & Tomasz Szrama.
In cooperation with Arts Promotion Centre Finland's Southwest Finland Regional Office.
Thank you: Helsinki City Cultural Office, Frame Contemporary Art Finland

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