New additions to ANTI Festival 2018 programme!

Media release 26.6.2018 The 17th edition of ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival will take place between 25th and 30th September 2018. The festival focuses on the themes of play, playfulness, games and gaming. We are excited to announce the below additions to our festival programme: Anna Maria Häkkinen, Lotta Suomi & Emil Uuttu (FI): Wrestling […]


ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art 2018 Programme

Media release 16.8.2018 ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art will be awarded for the 5th time on 29th September 2018 in Kuopio, Finland. The world’s only international award for Live Art is €30,000, making it one of the richest cultural prizes in the arts. In September, ANTI Festival presents a programme of online and […]


Newsletter 7/2018

Experience and play ANTI! Welcome to Wrestling Club Reveal your talent in signing love songs Join our volunteer staff Experience and play ANTI! At ANTI Festival 25.-30.9.2018 you may participate in contemporary arts in exciting and playful ways. Below invitations to Wrestling Club and Oh Europa vocal group. In addition, we welcome you to, for […]


Newsletter 6/2018

ANTI Festival programme 2018 ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art – new website! Summer break ANTI Festival programme 2018 The festival programme was completed in June and we are excited to present the following artists and works: Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphrey (AU): Pivot Action Hero (UK): Oh Europa Tania El Khoury (LB): The […]


ANTI Festival and Amnesty Kuopio invite to dance for the rights of refugees

ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival and Amnesty International Kuopion organise a communal dance event ”Take me as I am” at Kuopio Market Square on Monday 18th June starting at 12 pm. till 1 pm. The positive flash mob aims at provoking discussion on a serious matter; the rights of refugees and asylum seekers both in Finland […]


Announcing the 2018 ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art Shortlist and Jury Chair, Jacques Rancière

Media release 24.5.2018 ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art will be awarded for the 5th time in September 2018 in Kuopio, Finland. The world’s only international award for Live Art is €30,000, making it one of the richest cultural prizes in the arts. This year, the international prize jury is chaired by one of […]


Newsletter 4/2018

ANTI Festival 2018 Festival artists visiting Kuopio in May Follow Action Hero’s journey towards Kuopio! Greetings from the April audience workshop  ANTI Festival 2018 In April, we published the five lead works of our international festival programme. Did you already read about them? READ MORE Festival artists visiting Kuopio in May Tania El Khoury & […]


ANTI Festival 2018 – First programme release!

Media release 12.4.2018 The 17th edition of ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival will take place between 25th and 30th September 2018. Internationally celebrated, award-winning artists from around the world will present projects engaged with ideas of play, playfulness, games and gaming. A playful engagement with the spaces of Kuopio, ANTI Festival’s host city, has been […]


Newsletter 3/2018

Welcome to our audience panel! Divercities Kuopio workshop Finland’s most satisfied residents live in Kuopio! Welcome to our audience panel! Wednesday 25th April 2018 at 5 pm. ANTI OFFICE (Nahkurinkatu 1, Kuopio, Finland) What have you always wanted to say to the organisers of ANTI Festival? What kind of thoughts our coming festival programme brings […]


Revealing the creative face of Kuopio in Divercities workshop

Thursday 26th April 2018 from 3 pm. ANTI OFFICE | Nahkurinkatu 1, Kuopio, Finland Design Week Kuopio 2018 programme! Divercities app is a transnational digital tool that associates European cities: Kuopio, Brussels, Berlin, Barcelona, Paris, Lyon and Marseille. Developed by the French cooperative 1D Lab, the app aims at representing a city through creative content. Divercities […]