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Performanssipankki / Performance Art Bank


MUU Monday: Performance Night, 12 November 2012, 6–9 pm

EVENING’S PROGRAMME: – Performances as part of the gallery’s ongoing “Behind God’s Back”-exhibition. – Performance Voyage 2 – performance video ensemble.

– Performance Art Bank – new Finnish works from MUU’s performance art database (

The MUU Monday -event night on 12 November follows the themes of MUU’s current exhibition Behind God’s Back – Performances from the woods. Katri Kainulainen, the curator of the exhibition, has together with Leena Kela invited performance artist Inari Virmakoski and the Maanalainen seurakunta laulaa -collective as live artists for the evening. In addition to these performances, Elina Tahkolahti’s live-video installation can be seen and experienced in MUU studio during the evening.

Performance Voyage 2 presents performance videos by ten artists and collectives. Consisting of video documentations of performance pieces, the compilation was selected from among work submitted in an open international admission procedure.

Performance Art Bank is a database that presents current Finnish performance and Live Art. In the database you can view recent works, which can also be ordered as performances. The Performance Art database is maintained by Leena Kela, a regional artist of performance art at the Arts Council of Southwest Finland, in collaboration with Artists’ Association MUU.