Venice Biennale 2019: iteration in Kárášjohka

A Greater Miracle of Perception: The Kárášjohka Iteration is the third unfoldment in a series of public events developed by the Miracle Workers Collective for the Land Pavilion as an anational intervention to the Pavilion of Finland’s site at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

The Kárášjohka iteration 20–22 September 2019 continues Miracle Workers Collective’s conversations concerning practices of rematriation of Sámi belongings, collective healing, and intangible diasporic archives at their intersection with contemporary art.

The event is part of a three-day gathering organised in collaboration with Sámi Dáiddaguovddaš / Sámi Center for Contemporary Art. It is kindly kindly supported by Sámediggi / the Sami Parliament, the Goethe-Institut Finnland and Norway,  the Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Institute, and the Office for Contemporary Art Norway OCA.

The Kárášjohka Iteration is developed by members of the collective Maryan Abdulkarim, Giovanna Esposito Yussif, Outi Pieski, Martta Tuomaala, and Suvi West, as well as invited collaborations by Pauliina Feodoroff, Eeva-Kristiina Harlin, Niillas Holmberg, Biret Elle Láilá, Jenni Laiti, and Sunna Nousuniemi.

The project A Greater Miracle of Perception presented at the Finnish Pavilion for the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia is commissioned and produced by Frame Contemporary Art Finland.

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Image: The Pavilion of Finland at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Photo: Ugo Carmeni.