A discussion in English of the art biennials as international and local operators. In collaboration with: Frame Visual Art Finland
From 29 June to 23 August, English PUBLIC GUIDED TOURS provide an introduction both to the Turku Biennial and the city block ruins of Aboa Vetus daily at 11.30am.
THE BIENNIAL DAYS provide a diverse program for the whole family. Part of the program is free of charge.
FRAME ESPRESSO AT TURKU BIENNIAL 4pm to 6pm
BIENNIAL DAY I 12pm to 4pm
THE UNEXPECTED MODELLING CLAY SCULPTURE 12pm to 3pm
Visual artist Petri Ikonen creates miniature sculptures from modelling clay. Watch the artist model and guess what kind of figures will emerge.
GARDEN GNOME WORKSHOP 1pm to 4pm (€)
Decorate your own ceramic gnome for your summer garden! Workshop fee 5 € / gnome.
TURKU BIENNIAL JUNIOR WORKSHOP 12pm to 3pm
At this free workshop you can create your own Turku Biennial Junior contest work. The museum offers various materials for the use of the young artists.
NIGHT OF THE ARTS 7pm to 12am
UNEXPECTED BRAIN POETRY 7pm to 12am
The Helsinki-based group Brains on Art brings its poetry generator Brain Poetry to Turku. The generator produces individual poetry based on the EEG of the user, which determines the style and the rhythm of the poem.
Admittance fee to the museum -50% starting at 7pm.
BIENNIAL DAY II 12pm to 6pm
ART WORKSHOP 1pm to 4pm
In this free workshop electrical wires are turned into recycled art. Make your own work by taking apart, plaiting or combining wire with other materials.
ANNA BREU'S PERFORMANCE 5pm
In the performance Den blåa vinden blåser, the present and the future blend in ways that make truth and myth indistinguishable from each other. The performance builds upon the layers of Turku's history.
Anna Breu is a Turku/Helsinki-based artist group founded in 2013.