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Monitoimitila O. (FI)

Monitoimitila O. is a new artist-run space in eastern Helsinki. The location of the space is in a suburb built in the mid-nineties, a former apartment house club room with its original features left untouched. The idea is to bring art to new surroundings.

Curated for
CHART

For CHART 2021, Monitoimitila O. presents a publication that is handed out at CHART. This publication, made in the spirit of artist’s books, enables each of the nine members to communicate something related to their own practice as well as to focus on the themes and values behind Monitoimitila O.

Natal chart for Monitoimitila O. (28.11.2020 12pm 60.192059, 24.945831)

Kati Ruohomäki, Aina kuivalla maalla Adam osaa uida, 2021, poster A3

Monitoimitila O. (FI)

Monitoimitila O. is a restless romantic with plenty of hobbies, adventures and dreams. O. is ambitious and thirsty for knowledge and blessed with charm. While O.'s desire for variety may sometimes be tinged with uncertainty, it’s life is diverse, rich, and full of events. Monitoimitila O. is witty, enthusiastic and optimistic. O.'s manner of behaviour towards other people is straightforward, because it strives to be honest at all costs. Monitoimitila O. may engage in creative self-expression or follow paths of religious and moral exploration.

Monitoimitila O. is run by artists Pipsu Isola, Tomi Lauri, Arttu Partinen, Sini Pelkki, Taneli Rautiainen, Kati Ruohomäki, Hermanni Saarinen, Masi Tiitta and Jenni Toikka.

Taneli Rautiainen, Oo

Installation view
2021

Photo by Taneli Rautiainen

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Masi Tiitta, Mira Kautto & Elina Vainio, Palais de Mari

Performance
2021

Photo by Elina Vainio

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Kati Ruohomäki, A2C

Installation view
2021

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Sini Pelkki, Departing Shadow (16mm Film), 2020, installation view. Photo by Sini Pelkki