• Inka Nieminen: So beautiful but yet so messed up, installation
  • Minna Suoniemi: Iso Paha / Big Bad, 2008, 16 mm filmi / dvd
  • Minna Suoniemi: Iso Paha / Big Bad, 2008, 16 mm filmi / dvd
  • Minna Suoniemi: Iso Paha / Big Bad, 2008, 16 mm filmi / dvd
  • Aleksi Tolonen
  • Aleksi Tolonen
  • Juhana Moisander
  • Jaakko Rustanius
  • Heta Kuchka
  • Sari Palosaari
  • Kimmo Kumela
  • Kasper Muttonen
  • Minna Suoniemi
  • Blackout
  • Blackout
  • Blackout opening
  • Blackout opening
  • Blackout opening
  • Blackout opening

BLACKOUT – Bergen, Norja



BLACKOUT is an exhibition exchange project by Flaggfabrikken and Galleria Huuto.

Opening at KNIPSU on Friday September 17th. 20:00 in Komediebakken 9.

The title of the exhibitions is referring to the ambiguous notion of
control, or the lack of it. Nordic societies has been known to be described
as attempts of organizing freedom and living within such strict forensic
structures, the idyll often suffer hard consequences such as suicide,
alcoholism, or violence. Blackout explores the intersections of the
functional and the dysfunctional, the sane and the insane, the rigid and the

Participating artists: Minna Suoniemi, Aleksi Tolonen, Kasper Muttonen,
Kimmo Kumela, Inka Nieminen, Jaakko Rustanius, Sari Palosaari, Juhanna
Moisander, Heta Kuchka

*In December 2009, Hilde Jørgensen and Maya Økland initiated an art
exhibition exchange with Galeria Huuto in order to promote Finnish artists
in Norway, and Norwegian artists in Finland.* *The collaboration is based
upon a direct switch where Flaggfabrikken Presenterer curates a show with
selected Huuto members and vice versa. The exchange will result in three
exhibitions; Blackout Helsinki at gallery KNIPSU, Bergen, Blackout Bergen at
Gallery Huuto Uudenmaankatu (5.1.-23.1.2011), Helsinki, and Blackout Oslo
with both Finnish and Norwegian artists at Finsk-norsk Kulturinstitutt, Oslo.*

KNIPSU is an artist run gallery in Bergen.

Opening hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 13 to 17 or by


BLACKOUT – Helsinki, 8.1. – 23.1.2011
Heidi Nikolaisen, Hilde Jørgensen, Kristin Tårnesvik, Maya Økland

Näyttelyitä ovat tukeneet:
Norwegian Arts Council, the City of Bergen, Nordic Culture Point, Norsk-finsk Kulturfond and Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Arts Council of Finland, The Finnish-Norwegian Foundation