Eyes Wild Open
For the first time in the world, Eyes Wild Open photography exhibition will make 70 years of photography converse in a unique scenography, mixing rare vintages, new works, projections, texts and rare books of almost 30 photographers from 17 nationalities, including Finnish artist Arja Hyytiäinen, in the prestigious art center of the Museum of Botanique.
Beursschouwburg: The Aalto Natives
The video component of Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen’s fascinating work The Aalto Natives, which Finland presented at the Venice Biennale in its centenary year, will be presented at Arts Centre Beursschouwburg in the heart of Brussels. The video installation tells the story of Finland’s history and cultural origins by way of absurdist satire while reflecting on prevailing power structures and questions of morality.
Ana Torfs at Pori Art Museum
For her first solo exhibition in the Nordic countries, Belgian visual artist Ana Torfs brings together two major installations: The Parrot & the Nightingale, a Phantasmagoria (2014) and Legend (2009). Toast, an iconic photograph she made in 2003, functions as a connecting element between the two installations. The exhibition is supported by the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux.