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 […]


Newsletter 10/2018

Thank you for ANTI Festival 2018! Co-creating festival works Highlights Future DiverCities Lab #3 ANTI 2018 in images Changes in ANTI team Thank you for ANTI Festival 2018! ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival was organised in Kuopio, Finland between 25th and 30th September 2018. The festival brought together artists and audiences from across Finland and […]


10 000 people exploring ideas of play and games

Media release 1.10.2018 ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival was organised in Kuopio, Finland between 25th and 30th September 2018. The festival brought together artists and audiences from across Finland and over 15 different countries. The audiences experienced multidisciplinary contemporary art, explored public spaces and played together as the festival works commented on the ideas of […]


Sonya Lindfors is the 2018 Winner of ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art

Media release 29.9.2018 Finnish artist Sonya Lindfors was announced as the 2018 winner of ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art on Saturday 29th September. Lindfors was revealed as the 5th winner of the prestigious prize by a short film simultaneously published online and screened during the ANTI Prize Party in Kuopio, Finland. The prize, at €30,000, […]


ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art – Jury Statement 2018

We wish to thank the generosity of the four remarkable shortlisted artists for sharing their work with us. It has been a pleasure and privilege to encounter the work of these artists operating across diverse practices, using very different strategies, but united in their shared commitment to affect and to change; they stand as agents […]


Highlight of the ANTI Festival week is awarding ANTI Live Art Prize

Media release 29.9.2018 The highlight of the festival week is the awarding of ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art at ANTI Prize Party, today at 21.00 in restaurant Panza (Ajurinkatu 26) – featuring a show by a New York based singer, musician, writer and artist Joseph Keckler (in the image), hailed by the New […]


New openings and discussion at ANTI Festival

Media release 27.9.2018 ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival is running in Kuopio, Finland. We open new works and host discussion meetings today and tomorrow, see below! Also remember the programme which opened in the beginning of the week and continues till Saturday. For more information: Elisa Itkonen, +358 50 305 2005, elisa@antifestival.com. ANTI Live Art […]


ANTI Festival opens today in Kuopio, Finland!

Media release 25.9.2018 17th edition of ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival opens today on Tuesday 25th September in Kuopio, Finland. Internationally celebrated, award-winning artists from around the world will present projects engaged with ideas of play, playfulness, games and gaming. All festival events are free to attend. Read about the programme of the first festival […]


One week to ANTI Festival 2018 – welcome to play with us!

Media release 18.9.2018 ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival starts in Kuopio, Finland on Tuesday 25th September. The festival programme is responding to the themes of play, playfulness, games and gaming. Experience live art with all your senses! All festival events are free to attend but we require seat reservations to some performances. Read more below […]


ANTI Festival 25.-30.9.2018 – Gift for the whole family

Media release 13.9.2018 The 17th edition of ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival will take place between 25th and 30th September 2018. The festival projects are engaged with ideas of play, playfulness, games and gaming. The artistic programme offers experiences to audiences of all ages! Below our tips for the whole family! All events are free […]


Newsletter 8/2018

ANTI Festival starts in a month Sign up for “behind the scenes” festival experiences Book your seats ANTIZINE vol. 6 ANTI Festival, Kuopio, Finland starts in a month ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival 2018 is getting closer and we enjoy the festival opening after a month, on 25th September.  Internationally celebrated, award-winning artists from around […]