⦿ Live from the gathering

Welcome to the online venue for Gathering for Rehearsing Hospitalities 2022.

7 October, 13–15

Recipes for Commoning

[Conversation, Food preparation, Performance, 120 min]

Federica Bueti, Anna Talasniemi, K-oh-llective (Nada Elkalaawy, Engy Mohsen, Mohamed Al Bakeri, Soukaina Joual, Rania Atef)

Hosted by Farbod Fakharzadeh


7 October , 10–12

Institutions Depowered: Schools, Hospitals and Prisons

[Discussion, 150 min]

Birgit Ærenlund Bundesen & Anna Rieder Prison Outside / Free Translation (Anastasia Artemeva & Arlene Tucker) Anissa R. Lewis Eva Koťátková

Hosted by Frame Contemporary Art Finland

6 October, 13.30 – 16.30

Pixelache x Ormston House

[Presentation, Discussion, Reading, Performance, 180 min]

Mary Conlon, El Reid-Buckley, William Keohane, Steve Maher, Eoin O’Dowd, Vishnu Vardhani Rajan, Isa Hukka

Hosted by Mary Conlon and Steve Maher 

6 October, 10.00–12.45

Promise of Decentralisation and Collectivity

[Discussion, 135 min]

Massimiliano Mollona, Station of Commons  (Grégoire Rousseau, Minerva Juolahti & Eddie Choo Wen Yi), Minna Tarkka, Raija Koli, Farid Rakun (ruangrupa), Paul O’Neill, Xenia Kalpaktsoglou, Pilvi Kalhama and Dahlia El Broul 

Hosted by Frame Contemporary Art Finland

Cover image: A cyber-eco-feminist goat path: towards west Attica my hometown, 2022, curated by Pegy Zali & Xenia Kalpaktsoglou for Waste-d Pavilion exhibition (episode 1), curated by PAT. Installation view at State of Concept, Athens

Now available for download.

Rehearsing Hospitalities Companion 4, published in October 2021, is the fourth in a series of readers published by Frame Contemporary Art Finland and Archive Books, which accompany Rehearsing Hospitalities.

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Gathering for Rehearsing Hospitalities is a four-day annual gathering in October in Helsinki, Finland, connecting artists, curators and other practitioners within the field of contemporary art. This year’s programme focuses on practices that deal with the redistribution of power, wealth, and resources within the art field and society at large.

Gathering for Rehearsing Hospitalities autumn 2022 programme is organised and curated in collaboration with artist, curator and storyteller Farbod FakharzadehLAPS – Live Art and Performance Studies at the Theatre Academy of Uniarts Helsinki, artist Iida Nissinen and art educator Kaura Raudaskoski, and Steve Maher, producer of Pixelache (2019–2021) together with Mary Conlon, Artistic Director of Ormston House in Ireland, Frame’s Head of Programme Jussi Koitela and associate curator Yvonne Billimore.

Contributors include Marwa Arsanios, Anastasia Artemeva & Arlene Tucker (Prison Outside / Free Translation), Federica Bueti, Birgit Ærenlund Bundesen, Florian Carl, Dahlia El Broul, Ida Enegren, Johanna Hedva, Sigrid Holmwood, Isa Hukka, K-oh-llective (Nada Elkalaawy, Engy Mohsen, Mohamed Al Bakeri, Soukaina Joual, Rania Atef), Pilvi Kalhama, Xenia Kalpaktsoglou, Kaisa Karvinen, William Keohane, Raija Koli, Eva Koťátková, Jenni Laiti, Anissa R. Lewis, Jemina Lindholm, Gemma Medina Estupiñán & Alessandra Saviotti (Arte Útil Archive), Massimiliano Mollona, Eoin O’Dowd, Paul O’Neill, Farid Rakun (ruangrupa), El Reid-Buckley, Anna Rieder, Sandra Ruiz, Ailie Rutherford, Station of Commons (Grégoire Rousseau, Minerva Juolahti & Eddie Choo Wen Yi), Anna Talasniemi, Minna Tarkka, Meenakshi Thirukode, Hypatia Vourloumis and Mike Watson.