How Do Objects Know?

The event is a part of Uniarts Helsinki’s fourth Research Pavilion, taking place in Hietsun Paviljonki and its surroundings in Helsinki 5 June – 29 August 2021.

Picture: Tomi Humalisto

How do objects know? is a three-day installation and performance that explores everyday materials by Pilvi Porkola, Tomi Humalisto and Markus Heino. We sort, dismantle, combine and re-combine objects with the aim to find out how do we deal and know with the objects and materials. 

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Research Pavilion #4: Helsinki 

Fine arts, concerts, performances, workshops and discussions with an inquiring mindset – welcome to the Uniarts Helsinki Research Pavilion to see and experience what artistic research is all about. Previously arranged in connection with the Venice Biennale, this time the Pavilion will gather artist-researchers to Hietsu in Helsinki.   

Uniarts Helsinki’s fourth Research Pavilion will be organised with the support of the Louise and Göran Ehrnrooth Foundation. 


4.8.2021 – 6.8.2021


Ateljé hall

Hietsun Paviljonki

Hiekkarannantie 9

00100 Helsinki


Free entry

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