Kone Foundation’s activities


Foundation Day and Saari Fellows in Turku on 1 October 2015

Thursday 1 October is the second Foundation day in Finland and the Saari Residence, maintained by Kone Foundation, will participate the day in Turku.

Saari Fellows, media artists Toni Meštrović and Nadija Mustapić present their sound and media installation ” Waiting Room for People, Machines, and the City” (2015) in Turku. The installation is an Extra Screening in the New Performance Turku Festival.

Waiting Room for People, Machines and the City 1 October, 9 pm TEHDAS Teatteri Manilla, Itäinen Rantakatu 64, 20810 Turku

The artist couple documents social phenomena in their video and sound installations. They believe that art activates social progress, life and ideas. In their artworks documentary meets poetry and experiences of space.

At the Saari Residence they work on a continuation of a ‘shipyard’ project, which has previously been shown as a multi-channel audio/video installation titled “Moment of Silence”. It is an experimental film that focuses on the topic of shipyard industry in Croatia – specifically two mayor shipyards “3. May” in Rijeka and “Brodosplit” in Split, which since negotiations of Croatia’s entering the EU have been facing uncertain future and massive discharges.