Our work is not separate from the life we are living: it is threatening and at the same time very very satisfying.READ
Editorial / March 2021
On artistic exchange as an avenue for navigating immediate crises, precarious lifeworks, and unstable futures, and countering batekeeping by interchnaging roles of writer, artist, curator, and the reader.
Art universities didn’t teach you that art was a game with certain rules, they rather taught you how to worship the ones who’d figured it all out by themselves. But how about those of us who didn’t want to play by the rules, what was our alternative?READ
Dear museum of Bad Art (MoBA)
What’s more genuine than putting all your efforts into what you truly believe in, and failing?
Vacationing requires taking the risk of being bored. No planning. No aspirations. No goals. No distractions. In a world filled with products and services marketing distraction as ‘happiness’, and in a work environment where multitasking is the norm and nothing is ever enough, vacation should be the opposite.READ
Achievement ≠ Happiness
Hanna Järvinen makes a case on why to divorce happiness from achievement, how to take a deliberate vacation and schedule time for being bored.
Kirjasto/ Library does not formally announce a thematic drive at its outset, but situates itself within an abstract idea ‘archiving’, or of what a collection, library, or an archive could be.READ
A Longing for Something Written in Memory
Ali Akbar Mehta’s review of Kirjasto/Library gathers thoughts on why archive-based exhibition-making practices are required.
I feel there’s nothing to do for me but to constantly make and create more spaces. It is like drilling through existing hard shelled spaces, cemented in their ways.READ
To Follow a Ball of Yarn: A Conversation With Shubhangi Singh
On gendered forms of labor, collective struggles, domestic and public spaces in relation to the body.
Additional vocabulary could meanREAD
The fog spilled in
The Finding of Hän is an original puppet theater production that explores the inherent duality of human nature and imagines the lifespan of an ancient object. Themes and characters are drawn from coastal cultures and stories from around the world.READ
The Finding of Hän
To Run Deep Down Somewhere is a playlist I put together with 40 of my all-time favourite love songs. I made the playlist in 2019. I had turned 30 that year, so naturally, I was going through this unnecessary dramatic emotional phase where I imagined myself as the cynical heroine of a 60’s French New Wave film.READ
To Run Deep Down Somewhere