Online event: The River I Call Home

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.

Mari Mäkiranta
Picture: Mari Mäkiranta

Docent, DA Mari Mäkiranta’s artistic presentation The River I Call Home combines activism speech with a visualisation of the northern river. An hour-long presentation delves into the relationship between human and nature, the politics of salmon graffiti and the cultural trauma associated with the change in the northern river environment. The event is held in Finnish. 

The event will be streamed on the Uniarts Helsinki Youtube channel

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. 


5.6.2021 at 13:00




Free entry

Further information

How to visit the Research Pavilion.