Event: Intersection 10/12/17 – Shieko Reto

“Intersection 10/12/17” is the time and date our lives will intersect at the Myymälä2 gallery-space.

It’s time to emphasize nowness. The micro-moments we share with each other, with story sharing, music making, drinking wine and coffee and fun activities
Let’s gather and create memorable experiences at Intersection 10/12/17

Breakdown:
A mini-exhibition of Shieko “Shika” Reto’s drawings/paintings from her travels from Kuala Lumpur to Turku to Helsinki.

18:00 – 21:00 Open mic/stage for any artist or performance-artist.
Prepare your approx 15 minutes!

Have your portrait painted by Shika’s in opposite/whatever gender
Donations per potrait welcome!

Performance of Tingtongketz
Acoustic songs and jamming with Jo and Hami

Drawing as a therapeutic performance
I will doodle on any person’s back using my finger for some insanely relaxing therapeutic moments

Potluck!
Bring your own food and wine!

Shieko Reto is a visual artist and activist from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, whose work addresses the concerns of trans- and cross-cultural phenomena. Her work has been part of international exhibitions, including the Singapore Biennial and the Artists at Risk PAVILION at Matadero-Madrid.

Shieko Reto is currently an Artists at Risk (AR) Resident at AR-Safe Haven Helsinki, hosted in cooperation with HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme. The AR-Network is curated by Perpetuum Mobilε (PM) and is coordinated by the AR-Secretariat, co-funded by Kone Foundation. This residency is co-funded by the Helsinki City Cultural Office. The event is co-funded by the Finnish Culture Fund Suomen Kulttuurirahasto.

 

 

For more information see:
http://artistsatrisk.org/2017/01/03/sheiko-reito-long-term-resident-artist-at-risk-at-safe-haven-helsinki/

 

Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union

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