Image: © Miroslaw Balka Studio
The IHME Project artist 2013 is Miroslaw Balka with Signals. It is an art project carried out together with Helsinki residents. The work is realized as four Communication Points in four Helsinki districts, events with the important issues of each community at their core. An event begins with a performance of a visual signal on the city streets and continues as a verbal discussion to which all the parties concerned are invited. The project is realized during four days ie. from 4th to 7th April, 2013.
Further details of the questions, speakers, venues and dates:
1. Communication Point: Pasila and Töölö
2. Communication Point: Roihuvuori and Punavuori
3. Communication Point: Artova (Arabianranta-Toukola-Vanhakaupunki) and Malmi
4. Communication Point: Herttoniemi and Kivinokka
Eight communities were chosen through an open call to participate in the project. They will participate in four Communication points, each for one day. Tölö specialiseringsgymnasium and Pasila Community House will share their questions in the first Communication Point. The second one one will be conceived with Rööperifest and Roihuvuori District Association. Malmi District Association and Arabianranta-Toukola-Vanhakaupunki District Association will co-operate in the third Communication Point. The fourth one will gather together residents from Kivinokka Association and Herttoniemi District Association . The key issues of the districts are performed as visual signals - semaphore flag signals - in urban space. The issues are also opened for discussion and all the parties concerned are invited to attend. The day will end in an event organized by the participating communities.