Widely celebrated in recent international art biennials, contemporary artist Alicja Kwade makes her Finnish debut with a solo exhibition at EMMA. Titled Trans-For-Men, the exhibition that is built around a commission by the Saastamoinen Foundation, sheds light on the artist’s current practice.
Hear about the exhibition from the artist herself in her interview at the EMMA Talks event on the exhibition's opening day:
Wed 10th Oct, 5.30–6.30pm.
ON STAGE – ALICJA KWADE
Alicja Kwade shares insights into the background story behind her new exhibition at EMMA and the themes of her art in this interview with curator Marie Nipper. The discussion is held in English.
The exhibition Trans-For-Men marks the beginning of a new form of collaboration between EMMA and the Saastamoinen Foundation. Every year, a new work will be commissioned from a seminal, topical contemporary artist. The first artist in the collaboration Alicja Kwade has planned her exhibition to interact with the museum’s unique architecture. Kwade lives and works in Berlin. She is an award-winning rising name in contemporary art whose work has featured at the Venice Biennale and numerous major museums over the past decade.
Photo: Ari Karttunen / EMMA.