What happens when you put together a German fire engine, the Funky Bus and bikes? Bring your bike, get yourself over to Kasarmitori and prepare to be astounded. Take part in the Slow Bicycle Race performance to live music and check out the mobile art exhibition. FIREFIT, the fire engine driven to Helsinki from Germany by the artist Dida Zende will be touring Helsinki from August 17th on and serves as a mobile performance venue. The audience gets to follow the creation of new art works by young artists as the Funky Bus is transformed into a pop-up gallery. The Konst Parkings group which creates mobile stages for art will also pay a visit. Audience participation encouraged! If you wish to bring your own project in, please contact Olli Gunst, 040 5783 472.

Schedule:

18:00-19:00 Drum’n’Sax gig
19:00-20:00 Ken Mai Butoh dance performance
20:00-21:00 Biking performance – Cris af Enehielm

Continuous program:

– Slow Bicycle Race – Kaspar König
– Experimental sound art – Taina Riikonen & Ecobike
– Art Clinic – Mikko Kaukolampi
– Art Lab – Angela Oker-Blom
– Art Lab – TRKCrew

In co-operation: Goethe Institut. The FIREFIT-tour is part of World Design Capital 2012 -program. The event is supported by the Embassy of Netherlands and Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland.

http://www.helsinginjuhlaviikot.fi/en/ty_tapahtuma/artwheels-2/ 

 

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