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14/8/2017

Eliisa Suvanto Appointed Program Manager

Suvanto will start in her position in September together with Artistic Director Paul O’Neill.

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14/6/2017

Paul O’Neill Appointed Artistic Director of Checkpoint Helsinki

"We believe that Paul’s experience of curating, writing, teaching and developing organisations will be beneficial to the whole art scene in Finland.”

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6/3/2017

Checkpoint Helsinki is seeking a Programme Director

We are seeking a professional with an excellent knowledge of contemporary art and a clear vision of the future tasks and roles of a contemporary art organisation. Applications must be received by 31.3.2017.

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9/12/2016

Museums, Nations and Migrations – A Conversation with Joanna Warsza, Peggy Levitt and Hanna Snellman Moderated by Terike Haapoja

17/11/2016

Salon 10.12.2016 - Utopias of Helsinki and rewritten histories

In Checkpoint Helsinki’s final event of the year, we will discuss utopias of Helsinki through four publications that are linked to our recent projects: Finnish Landscape, Remembering Silences, Next Helsinki and An Error in Helsinki. Book launch and discussion on Saturday 10.12.2016 at 16:00-19:00 at SIC (Tyynenmerenkatu 6 C, 3rd floor). Welcome!

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8/6/2016

Visiting Finnish Landscape - public programme

A series of events – discussions, film screenings, workshops and guided tours – will accompany the Finnish Landscape exhibition throughout the summer. Welcome!

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7/6/2016

Finnish Landscape opening day at Seurasaari Open-Air Museum 11.6.2016

An all-day opening program with a guided tour by the curator of Finnish Landscape, Joanna Warsza, talks and performances by the artists of the exhibition and a lecture by special guest Clementine Deliss.

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14/12/2015

Checkpoint Helsinki’s future undecided – City of Helsinki funding coming to an end

The three-year funding – totalling about 800,000 euros – granted by the City of Helsinki to start up the contemporary art organisation Checkpoint Helsinki runs out at the end of 2015. The long-term future of the organisation is at the moment completely open.

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28/11/2015

Checkpoint Helsinki x Radio Helsinki – radio play: Festival 1962

Established history interprets the 1960s in terms of a confrontation between East and West. Minna Henriksson, Elina Izarra, Araba Evelyn Johnston-Arthur and Ahmed Al-Nawas take a fresh look at the situation and trace some forgotten aspects of the 1962 youth festival.

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30/7/2015

Q&A: Klas Eriksson

Why pink, why orange?

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1/6/2015

Saara Hacklin: Five words on zero magic by Goldin+Senneby