Kosketusetäisyys – Within reach

Kosketusetäisyys – Within reach

2.1.2014 Kosketusetäisyys – Within reach   The Finnish word “kosketusetäisyys” refers to the distance or the perimeter of what could become touchable within one’s reach. The three installations in the exhibition elaborate on this distance. They invite the visitor into…

Välitilassa – Trinh T.Minh-ha ja marginaalista puhumisen taito

1.10.2013 Välitilassa – Trinh T.Minh-ha ja marginaalista puhumisen taito In the article (Interstice – Trinh T.Minh-ha, the art of speaking of the marginal) Heidi Tikka approaches Trinh T.Minh-ha’s work from the point of view of artistic research, looking at the…

Kuala Lumpur 7th  Triennial: Barricade

Configurations for Surveillance Cameras 1-2 at Kuala Lumpur 7th Triennial

Kuala Lumpur 7th  Triennial: Barricade, 16 Feb – 02 March 2013, White Box, MAP @ Publika “Following on KLT6: Artifice, this year’s Kuala Lumpur Triennial has taken on the theme of the Barricade. The title refers to recent contestations over…

Performativity of power – on financing media art

15.10.2012 Performativity of power – on financing media art How do the institutions that finance media art in Finland, shape the field of media art production? In her most recent article in AVEK 2/12 Heidi Tikka discusses the performative role…

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Extension for At Hand, Europe video installation

1.9.2012 Extension for At Hand, Europe video installation At Hand video installation at the Europe metro station in Paris has been extended until 31.10.2012

Curating and producing on urban screens, round table discussion

23.8.2012 Curating and producing on urban screens, round table discussion Discussion moderated by Susa Pop, Media Facades, Berlin participants Nerea Calvillo from Medialab-Prado, Madrid and Heidi Tikka, artist, Helsinki. City Sets & Media Facades seminar, 23.-24.8.2012, Media Centre Lume, Helsinki…

City Sets project and At Hand video installation reviewed by Maureen Thomas

“Tikka’s At Hand has the effect of subverting the ‘position of the individual as subject being constructed, or produced through the urban space in relation to others’ (Wodiczco and Ferguson, 1992) which is the normal experience of metro travel –…

At Hand, touch installation at the Institut Finlandais, Paris

At Hand, touch installation at the Institut Finlandais, Paris

  1.6.-24.6.2012, visible after dark at the window of the institute 60, rue des Écoles, 75005 Paris

At Hand video installation at the Europe metro station

31.5.2012 At Hand video installation at the Europe metro station 31.5.-31.8.2012, Europe metro station, line 14, Paris

At Hand, Movable Places project pilot

29.4.2012 At Hand, Movable Places project pilot Alkovi Gallery Helsinginkatu 19, Helsinki, between 23-06