Hami Bahadori: Safety and Possible Hazards

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 13:00 to 14:00
Exhibition Laboratory

Gallery-walk-through and conversation is part of the Kuvan Kevät 2018 exhibition. All are welcome! In English.

Safety and Possible Hazards is a short presentation followed by a gallery tour of part of the Kuvan Kevät 2018 exhibition. The focus of the conversation is on the topic of safety in relation to the artworks and gallery space as a site for displaying art. Elements present in the piece are connected to the notion of work and the architecture of everyday life. The focus of this project is the usually unnoticed structures that facilitate the social reproduction of the everyday.

The first part of the project took place during the initial meeting between participating artists and organisers. The Head of Theatre Academy's Theatre, Occupational Health and Safety Manager, Jyri Pulkkinen, was invited to give a lecture during the planning-meeting on 12 January 2018. The public part of the project happens at 13:00 on 9 May 2018. All are welcome to attend the gallery-walk-through led by Pulkkinen, followed by a conversation.

Hami Bahadori is an artist, writer and organizer based in Helsinki. He has studied and lived in Iran, Turkey, Italy and United States. He holds a BFA in Photomedia from University of Washington School of Art. He currently studies MFA in Kuvataideakatemia.

Jyri Pulkkinen is the head of Training Theatre at University of the Arts Theatre Academy in Helsinki. He is also the Occupational Safety and Health Manager of the University of the Arts. He has been developing risk assessment tools for student productions in Theatre Academy.