Programme

ANTI Prize Weekend 27.-29.10.2016

 

ANTI - Contemporary Art Festival presents a new event celebrating today’s most explosive live artists. ANTI Prize Weekend will take place around the ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art between 27th and 29th October 2016 in Kuopio, Finland.

In the three-day-long event we will award the world’s only, international prize for live art and present a new commissioned work, Artefact by last year’s winner, Australian Willoh S.Weiland. Our Creative Europe Programme project Future DiverCities will also be presented for the first time to public. The event will feature a club programme, audience workshops,
artist talks and a PechaKucha Night.

 


 

A new event celebrating today’s most explosive live artists

 


 

  

Friday 28.10.2016

18.00 The Puijo Church | Taivaanpankontie Street 3
19.30 “Technopolis Park” | Savilahdentie Street, next to the skate park

No entrance fee!

Artefact is a ceremony for obsolete technology.

It commemorates the mysterious phenomenon of brand disappearance from Blackberry, to Nokia. It is a tribute to the immortal consumer icons we have internationally adored and the intimate and fickle ways we worship them.

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Saturday 29.10.2016

20.00 till late Restaurant Puikkari | Maaherrankatu Street 5

On Saturday 29th October we announce the 2016 Winner of ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art. A Massive Party will be followed by the prize ceremony!

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Saturday 29.10.2016

22.00
Restaurant Puikkari | Maaherrankatu 5

K-X-P flies to Kuopio directly from London!

Visiting Kuopio for the first time ever, K-X-P will offer rhythmic, electronic and hypnotic musical experience on Saturday 29th October 2016 in the restaurant Puikkari during the ANTI Prize Weekend. Showtime at 10 pm!

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23.-30.10.2016

ANTI Festival will host an experimental artist residency “Lab” as a part of the Future DiverCities project in Kuopio. This will be the first of the 19 Artist Labs which will test and develop the practical approaches of Future DiverCities vision and mission.

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Saturday 29.10.2016

11.00 – 13.00 Matkus Shopping Center, 2nd floor | Matkuksentie Street 60
20.00 – Restaurant Puikkari  | Maaherrankatu Street 5

The Future DiverCities Lab Artists will stage an intervention at Matkus, the biggest shopping mall of Kuopio to collect contributions – data on sonic memories, hope and discomfort – from the local people! The overmapping concept contains multiple layers and will be presented in form of a light and map installation during the ANTI Prize Party in the restaurant Puikkari.

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Saturday 29.10.2016

17.30 – 18.30 Kuopio Academy of Design | Piispankatu Street 8

ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival and the international Future DiverCities – Creativity in an Urban Context project will take part in the Curators’ Day organized by the local artist association Ars Libera.
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Thursday 27.10.2016

17.00 Bistro Wine & Deli | Minna Canthin katu 16

At the PechaKucha Kuopio vol. 12, the Future DiverCities Lab Artists and The Map Consortium will share their practice and after work moods in images!

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Monday 24.10.2016

18.00-20.00 Mylly – Luovien alojen keskus | Kuninkaankatu Street 7, 3rd floor

ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival and Future DiverCities project invite artists and creatives and everyone interested in developing city culture and digital innovation to get together in Kuopio!

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