Media Facades Festival Helsinki 2013

MEDIA FACADES FESTIVAL HELSINKI 2013  // 22.-25.8.2013, Kurvi-Vaasankatu, Kallio

With the theme Networked City, Media Facades Helsinki 2013 festival's creates connections between cities, maps out changes in European urban spaces and discusses everyday life and finances of the global networked economy.

The main events of Media Facades 2013 are located in Kallio district, around Vaasankatu and the Kurvi intersection next to Sörnäinen metro. Within the international Connecting Cities network the projects will also been seen in Autumn 2013 at urban events in Liverpool and Madrid.

In collaboration with Kiasma and the Streaming Museum, a selection of Nordic media art from the Nordic Outbreak touring events will be seen in Helsinki.

The festival opens on the Night of the Arts 22.8.2013 in an augmented dance event at Lasipalatsi Square, after which the programme continues in Kallio. The best way to enjoy the festival is during the dark evenings between 20-23. At the LED screen by Sörnäinen metro station, programming will be on 24 hours every day until Sunday 25.8.

MFF13 poster
Tytti Viljanen


Robin Hood – Ana Fradique, Julio Lucio, Maria Candia, Akseli Virtanen / Robin Hood Cooperative
Workshops Made in Kallio, Vaasankatu 14, 19.8. 17-20, 20.8. 14-20, 21.8. 14-20
Interactive game installation, Vaasankatu 14, 22.-25.8.  21-23

Binoculars to…from – Mar Canet & Varvara Guljajeva
Kurvi, Helsinginkatu 1&2, 22.8. 20-23, 23.-25.8. 13-23

TransEurope Slow – Uncoded Collective / Sergio Galán & José Roncero Siles
Made in Kallio, Vaasankatu 14, 22.-25.8. klo 20-23

Dance.AR – Sander Veenhof, Marjolein Vogels
Lasipalatsi Square, mbar 22.8. 19-20
Vaasankatu 24.8. 20-21

Nordic Outbreak – curated by Tanya Toft / Streaming Museum, in cooperation with Kiasma
Kiasma, seminar 21.8. 17-19
Kurvi, Helsinginkatu 1, LED screen 22.-24.8. 23-13

Dialogue – Deconstructed City – VJ group Random Doctors & Riders Of The Lost Current & Mér
Corner of Vaasankatu and Fleminginkatu, 24.8. 21-24

City Canvas – Albert Laine, Leena Jääskeläinen, Kristina Laine, Hannu Huhtamo and Janne Parviainen
Vaasankatu 23.8. 22-23

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