URB 21 Festival - Outside & Online

Mannerheiminaukio 2, 00100 Helsinki
Kiasma-teatteri

The festival presenting urban culture is arranged this year mostly online and in outside locations.

The festival presenting urban culture is arranged this year mostly online and in outside locations.

Helsinki, Internet

5.-13.6.2021

Programme:

*Ima Iduozee: Diaspora Mixtapes*
Art film and magazine
The film will be available at URB festival’s website during 5 – 13 June. The magazine will be on sale at Ateneum shop and museoshop.fi –webstore. In case the coronavirus situation allows public events indoors, the film will be screened at Ateneum-sali on Sat 5 June at 18:00. This will be announced later.
Language: Finnish, English

*URB Talks tien päällä video series*
Starring artists Fiona Musanga & King Sheikki. New episodes will be online at URB festival’s website during the festival days.
Language: Finnish

*Timimie Märak: 60 minutes of shame. (Resting is resistence.)*
Online lecture on Sun 6 June at 14:00-15:00. Free admission, sign up in advance (check the website)
Swedish Sápmi-queer activist and a poet Timimie Märek’s speech is about art as a tool for activism.
Language: English

*X∙over –dance performance*
Stoan aukio (Turunlinnantie 1) Mon 7, Tue 8. and Fri 11 June at 19:00, free admission.
Ben Furyn (BE/MAR) has created together with Helsinki based street dancers an outside performance. It will also be recorded and available online at URB festival’s website during Fri 11 June at 19:00 – Sun 13 June at 23:00.

*Queer AI: The Garden*
An installation at the courtyard of Cultural Centre Caisa (Kaikukatu 4), Wed 9 - Sat 12 June at 14:00-19.00 and Sun 13 June at 10:00-14:00, free admission
Language: Finnish

*Ines Särkkä: Tehdään se yhdessä (2021)*
A documentary film tells the vivid story of DIY skate park in Suvilahti, Helsinki. The skate park is currently under a threat to be demolished because of a new event centre. The documentary will be available online at URB festival’s website during 12 – 13 June. If the coronavirus situation allows public gatherings indoors, the documentary shall be screened at Suvilahti’s Tiivistämö during the same weekend.
Language: Finnish, English subtitles

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