Feb, 8th – May 18th, 2019
The exhibition consists of the photography and video art works of Salla Tykkä (b. 1973) from the 1990's to present day. The focal themes of the artists work are gaze, power, and corporeal existence. The works look into the interaction between the outer and inner worlds af the human. Tykkä uses methods from cinematography in her work.
Oct. 5th – Jan. 13th
The theme of the exhibition is armed conflicts from the point of view of the civilians and victims. Although it is timely to look back at the Finnish Civil War, fought in 1918, this exhibition also covers present-day conflicts around the world. Works by Finnish artists reflecting the Civil War are presented alongside works of international artists that deal woth the wars of our own time.
Contemporary art by the river
The Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art (WAM) is the Turku City Art Museum named after the famous Turku born sculptor, Wäinö Aaltonen (1894–1966). For nearly 50 years this modernist white museum building has been reflected in the Aurajoki river, becoming part of the cultural landscape on the east bank. The middle-aged museum isn’t content to just rest on its laurels, but is presenting new and experimental art projects. In addition to changing exhibitions, the programme includes various cultural events, lectures, concerts and theme days for families.
A new exhibition examining the effects of civil wars and other armed conflicts from the victims’ point of view will be opened at Wäinö
Spring 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the Finnish Civil War.