ALFREDO JAAR EXHIBITION

NEWSText: Satsuki Miyanishi

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art will present the exhibition by Alfredo Jaar. Chilean-born Alfredo Jaar is an internationally recognised artist who lives and works in New York. At the core of his installations are ethical issues.

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Jaar’s experiential works address humanitarian crises, collective memories left behind by dictatorships, and media imageries with their concealed racism. Jaar’s art gives a face and a name to things that are familiar from the media; behind the events they zero in on the story of an individual, a story that leaves no one cold. The show in Kiasma is Jaar’s first major solo exhibition in Finland. His work has previously been presented at the ARS 95 and ARS 11 exhibitions.

Alfredo Jaar Exhibition
Date: April 11th – September 7th, 2014
Open Hours: 10:00 – 20:30 (Tuesday, Sunday till 17:00, Saturday till 18:00)
Closed on Mondays
Admission fee: 10/8 €, under 18 years free
Free admission on the first Friday of the month at 17:00-20:30
Place: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
Address: Mannerheiminaukio 2, Helsinki
Tel: +358 (0)9 1733 6501
http://www.kiasma.fi

Text: Satsuki Miyanishi

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