Photo Mikko Laaksonen

Abdication -exhibition open at Maunula-talo

Metsäpurontie 4, 00630 Helsinki
Maunula House

Abdication -exhibition open at Maunula-talo from 18th of October to 4th of November 2022.

Monday-Thursday 9:00-20:00 Friday 9:00-16:00 Saturday 10:00-16:00

Abdication -exhibition is located at Maunula-talo’s downstairs and upstairs.

The downstairs lobby has an installation (un)safE placE by Rag Elnyg, Mikko Laaksosen’s memetic comic-styled drawings, feminist rya works by Emma Thomas, Pilvari Pirtola’s acrylic works on fabric and non-binary activist Illusia Juvani’s video-essay Abdication.

The upstairs has a feminist video collection which includes Martta Tuomaala's Paineessa / Under Pressure made in collaboration with Sepideh Rahaa. The intersectionally aligned feminist short film deals with white privilege and sexism, Marja Viitahuhta’s Lamara bennidal shamra -

music video which was made in collaboration with saharawi-refugees of Algeria and Western Sahara.

Abdication -exhibition celebrates the Abdication of the Geniuses - Multidisciplinary Art Festival which is happening from Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of October in 2022 at Oksasenkatu 11 -gallery and Maunula-talo. Abdication -exhibition is curated by Oksasenkatu 11 -gallery’s curator Julius Valve.

Check out the festival program here:

The exhibition is accessible for wheelchairs and guide- and hearing dogs.

Image: Mikko Laaksonen