28 Oct 2021


HIAP Open Studios / Autumn 2021

Welcome to the autumn edition of the HIAP Open Studios!

Download the leaflet for the Autumn Open Studios here

HIAP Open Studios
 offers the unique opportunity to meet up with the artists-in-residence and get a glimpse of the work that they have been developing during their residency. The event takes place towards the end of each three-month residency season, in late May, August, and November.

The supporting curator for the autumn season 2021 is Otto Byström.

Autumn Season 2021 residents at HIAP
Freja Bäckman (Finland / Germany), Kate Brehme (Australia / Germany), Jessie Bullivant (Australia / Finland), Michaela Casková (Finland / Czech Republic), Sarah Hillebrecht (Germany), Khaled Kaddal (UK / Egypt), Yoichi Kamimura (Japan), Minjee Hwang Kim (Finland / South Korea), Lucila Mayol (Argentina / Norway / Finland), Minou Norouzi (Austria / United Kingdom), Bita Razavi (Finland / Estonia / Iran), Timo Viialainen (Finland).

Read more about the current residents here.


THU 18 NOV 17:00–21:00
FRI 19 NOV 17:00–21:00

Download the hand-out with programme & event locations here

Note: The programme features two special events that require signing up in advance!

Thu 18.11 / 18:00–18:45 Curator Kate Brehme in discussion with Jussi Koitela, Frame Contemporary Art Finland
>> Sign up here
Fri 19.11 / 18:30–20:00 Short films by Sasha Pirker and discussion between Pirker and Minou Norouzi
>> Sign up here

Measurements for a safe visit
In order to ensure a safe visit, we are limiting the simultaneous number of visitors in our studios. If the venues reach their capacity, please be prepared to wait a little.

In our effort to ensure a safe visit to all our events, we strongly advise you to consider and follow the guidelines listed below:
– Refrain from visiting our events, if you have any symptoms of illness.
– We strongly recommend you use a face mask in all our event locations (recommended for visitors over 15-years-old). If you have forgotten yours, we offer face masks on site.
– Keep a safe distance from others.
– Use hand sanitiser upon entering any event locations.
– Cough or sneeze on a tissue or your sleeve.

Locations (see locations on map below)

  • HIAP Studios (nr 34 on the Suomenlinna map), Suomenlinna B 44-45
  • HIAP Gallery Augusta & Project Space (nr 33 on the map), Suomenlinna B 28/2

How to get there
The HSL ferry leaves from the Market Square (Kauppatori).
Ferry timetable here

Accessing Suomenlinna by wheelchair is possible but we recommend being accompanied by a person assisting. We are happy to help you plan your visit. Please contact HIAP for additional information, and read more on accessible route for visitors on Suomenlinna here.

Free entrance. Welcome!

Photo: HIAP Suomenlinna / Ódhran Cadwell & Yilin Ma