Julia Weckman

Artgeologists in FLASH2 Light Art Biennial 2.-10.11.2019

Artgeologists by Artist Collective Kunst

Artgeologists, a performative light work and installation which is presented in Suomenlinna Levyhalli and it’s surroundings. Six Artgeologists dressed in glow-in-the-dark overalls investigate the past and the present of mankind. Artgeologists study cultural and social change. They investigate the events that have influenced the formation of the place and the traces left by human activity in the environment. The glowing Artgeologists signify and confine the findings and space. The workwear the Artgeologists use charges with light in a specific light pouches hanging at the Suomenlinna Levyhalli and release a phosphorus glow in darkness.

Opening of the FLASH2 biennial (starting in Levyhalli) on friday 1.11. at 5pm.


friday 1.11. at 5pm

saturday 2.11. at 8pm

saturday 9.11. at 7pm

sunday 10.11. at 7pm

Detailed information is available at the exhibition info at Levyhalli. Other times when the performance is not ongoing, the installation by Artist Collective Kunst is seen at the Levyhalli.

Map for the area of the performances

Artist Collective Kunst is a multidisciplinary Action Group and a cooperative unit that organizes cross-disciplinary and performative exhibitions and interventions. Kunst works as a conversational and executing organ in which the authorship of an individual artist is not emphasized but the authorship is shared. The collective was awarded the National Art Award of Uusimaa 2018. Artist Collective Kunst consists of six finnish artists: Christina Holmlund, Pia Paldanius, Jarmo Palola, Sirpa Päivinen, Anu Suhonen and Julia Weckman.

Press release pdf

FLASH2 biennial – event in Facebook