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The Asbestos Ars Week festival (focused on experimental music and performance) was organized a year ago for the first time. The festival continues this year with the theme shifting towards improvised music and art.

The program, which focuses on improvised sound, includes the following:

Thursday 31.8.

The opening of the festival at 6 p.m., some snacks & drinks

7 p.m. Heliä Mailiis, Sergio Castrillón

8 p.m. Kääriäinen, Mureddu, Mustonen

Friday 1.9.

6 p.m. (doors)

7 p.m. Livia Schweizer, Anna Häkkinen

8 p.m. Matti Luokkanen, Samuli Tanner

Saturday 2.9.

5 p.m. (doors)

6 p.m. Antti Virtaranta

7 p.m. Gon Muruaga

8 p.m. Heta Bilaletdin

Also this year, Katja Iljana is creating a spatial artwork in Asbestos Art Space. The cover image of the event is a detail of Katja's work from last year.

The event has been supported this year by the City of Helsinki and Musiikin edistämissäätiö. Thank you!


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