Future DiverCities Lab #3

Community Center Pinari | Pyörönkaari Street 19

ANTI Festival will host the third Future DiverCities  Lab in Kuopio before and during the festival!

In the Lab, artists from different artistic backgrounds and around the globe work together in the frame work of the Future DiverCities project, in relation to each other, the local environment and community, sharing practices and engaging members of the community in artistic interventions.

The 2018 Lab artists are  Sanna From (FI), Riina Hannuksela (FI), Joseph Keckler (US), and  Bart Witte (NL). Scroll down for presentations!

The Lab is hosted by ANTI in partnership with creative facilitators of The Map Consortium (UK) and artists local to Kuopio; dance artist Eevi Tolvanen and visual artist Timo Kokko .

The studio for the Lab is the community center “Pinari” in the Petonen district in Kuopio.



Future DiverCities Lab #3

Lab Artists 2018

Sanna From is a dance artist concentrating on social possibilities in arts. She has been taking part in developing ways to utilize the expertise of dance artists in promotion of learning, social equality and wellbeing.

Sanna is a graduated dance pedagogue (Danshögskolan 2000) and in 2014, she also studied in the ”Artist as Developer” programme of Theatre Academy of University of Arts, Helsinki. Read more ▸

Riina Hannuksela is a dance artist working for diversity and inclusion. She works outside art institutions, in public space and usually with non-professionals. She is inspired by everyday life and is always ready to play.

Hannuksela has MA in Cultural History (2006) and BA in Dance Pedagogy (2010). Read more ▸

Joseph Keckler is singer, musician, writer and visual artist. He was recently described as a “major vocal talent who shatters the conventional boundaries of classical singing” by The New York Times and was once named the “Best downtown performance artist” in NYC by The Village Voice. Read more ▸

Bart Witte is a founding member of Expodium collective, educated as an artist in Genk, Utrecht and Melbourne. His work is concentrating on international networks, commissions and projects and developed systems to research specific local situations. Read more ▸

Future DiverCities Lab #3

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