2009
  

NOVEMBER

20.–22.11.2009
Participation at the First Pilot for the Arts Assembly which is a Perpetuum Mobilezation initiated by Ivor Stodolsky and Marita Muukkonen. Helsinki, Finland.

20.11.2009, 9:30 PM
Portrait about my work in the culture program Strada screened on channel YLE TV1 (Finnish national TV).

17.11.2009
Joint artist talk titled Elsewhere/Within together with Nurri Kim at the The Knowledge of Arts and Culture, Degree Program for Cultural Management, Novia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.


SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER

26.9.–4.10.2009
I show a new art work named 'Strange Fruit Bowl' at the Art Fair Suomi, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland.

24.9.2009
Petri Saarikko and me are invited to speak at the first Interesting Helsinki event. We talk about our 5 Gramps. Korjaamo cultural factory, Helsinki, Finland.

5.9.2009
We hand over the signatures to our Rentyhorn petition to the Swiss federal (government and the two chambers of Parliament) and the cantonal authorities in Berne.

6.9.2009
A "Round Table Talk" will be held in Switzerland, i.e. a first round of negotiations about our request to have Agassizhorn renamed. Our delegation will consist of: Sasha Huber, Swiss-Haitian artist (Helsinki, Finland), Roger Buangi Puati, minister of the Swiss Reformed Church and historian, with Congolese origins (Lausanne, Switzerland), Kanyana Mutombo, journalist with Congolese origins and director of the "African People's University" (Geneva, Switzerland), as well as Hans Fässler, historian and founder of the Transatlantic committee "De-mounting Louis Agassiz" (St.Gallen, Switzerland). The communes bordering on Agassizhorn will be represented by the mayors of Grindelwald, Emanuel Schlaeppi, and of Guttannen, Hans Abplanalp, the UNESCO World Natural Heritage area by Beat Ruppen (Naters, Switzerland).

7th September 2009
Participation at Eternal Tour in Neuchâtel / Val de Travers, Switzerland, together with Hans Fässler.

4.–6.9.2009, 10 AM - 5 PM
Rentyhorn video at Eternal Tour, Maison blanche in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.


JULY & AUGUST

Two month Artist-In-Residence at Capacete in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

17.8.2009
Public artist talk as part of the Capacete residency events, Gloria, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

13.8.2009
Distribution of bilingual (English - Portuguese) flyers about the Rentyhorn petition at "The 19th Century and the new frontiers of slavery and freedom" Seminar. Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Thank you to Maria Helena Machado for the Portuguese translation and for her support.

19.–24.8.2009
The Rentyhorn video was invited to the International Mountain Film Festival "Ushuaia Shh..." in Argentina.

11.7.–23.8.2009
Variations on Transcending the Finiteness of Human Vision
Finnish contemporary art exhibition curated by Marita Muukkonen, FRAME (Finland) at Riga Art Space.


JUNE

Feature about my work in FRAMEWORK magazine #10.
Presence at launch: Finnish Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, 5.6.2009, 4-6 pm.


MAY


20.–23.5.2009
The Renaming Machine group exhibition & conference curated by Suzana Milevska.
Gallery Miroslav Kraljevic
Zagreb, Croatia


APRIL

4.–30.3.2009 / extended until 13.4.2009
Nom Propre - Exhibition
Gallery Käytävä
Cable Factory
Tallberginkatu 1C, 2. Floor
Helsinki
In collaboration with French Cultural Centre Finland as part of Frakofonia Juhlii.


MARCH

18.–20.3.2009
TACTIC event series. Participation in the debate: You stole my idea! and workshop about power and collaboration arranged and facilitated by Aine Ivers. With Petri Saarikko.
The Lab
Foley Street, Dublin 1
Ireland

19.3.2009
Rentyhorn project presentation at
Dublin Art and Technology Association event.
The Oak
Dame Street, Dublin 2