The new AR Studio, Event and Workshop space for AR-Residents on Hietaranta Beach in Helsinki.
Artists at Risk (AR) is delighted to be joining the community at Hietsun Paviljonki in Helsinki, with the use of a studio and a workshop for PM and AR-Safe Haven Helsinki residents. Hietsun Paviljonki joins the AR’s commons and studio spaces at Lapinlahden Lähde and Levytie as the newest AR-Safe Haven Helsinki hosting location. Kholod Hawash and Saddam Jumaily and will be the first artists based at the space which will be available for all PM and AR-Residents.
As the village-house of Töölö district, Hietsun Paviljonki is deeply embedded in its neighbourhood. The building is run by the non-profit organisation KOY Töölön kylätalon Hietsu and is home to the Hietsu classical concert series and the Academy of Hietsu, and frequently hosts community events as well as providing workspaces for artists, musicians, designers, researchers and more.
The goal of the community centre is to offer affordable spaces for communities, organizations and creative individuals and promote interaction between citizens, government, NGOs and small businesses. This offers an ideal environment for PM and AR-Residents to thrive, create and work.
We are looking forward to hosting future events and getting to know our new neighbours!
Artists at Risk’s AR–Safe Haven Helsinki is curated and hosted by Perpetuum Mobile (PM) at Hietsun Paviljonki and Lapinlahden Lähde. It is funded by the Division of Culture and Leisure of the City of Helsinki with help of the AR Secretariat co-funded by Kone Foundation.