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Conference is organized in cooperation between Ateneum Art Museum and Alvar Aalto Foundation at the Ateneum Hall. Conference languages are English and Finnish.


13:00 Director of the Alvar Aalto Foundation, Tommi Lindh: An Introduction to Alvar Aalto. In English.

13:30 Chief curator Jochen Eisenbrand, Vitra Design Museum: Northern Lights: The Aaltos and László Moholy-Nagy. In cooperation with: Goethe Institute. In English.

14:15 Break

14:45 Practices at the Aalto office. The discussion participants are the architect Vezio Nava, the architect Matti Porkka and MSc. Soc. Jussi Rautsi. The interviewer is the architect Jonas Malmberg of the Alvar Aalto Foundation. In Finnish.

15:30 Interior architect Ben af SchulténThe Artek philosophy. The interviewer is the director of the Ateneum Art Museum, Susanna Pettersson. In Finnish or English.

16:15 Artist Caitlin Yardley (Australia/UK). Mobile Composition. A presentation of new work responding to the interior of Maison Louis Carré, Alvar Aalto’s only building in France, and the art collection of its former owner. In English.

Event info

Thursday 24.8.2017 13.00-17.00
Ateneum Art Museum Helsinki
Ateneum entrance fee
More information

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