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Ptarmigan is no longer operating in Helsinki.

Ptarmigan existed as a project space in Vallila from 2009-2011 and a mobile curatorial/creative platfom until 2014. We no longer exist as an organised collective, but this website will continue to serve as an archive of the activities produced as Ptarmigan during these years.

Some of the people who were involved with Ptarmigan are now operating Temporary.

Tallinnmap
Human Space
walk : workshop : 3 days : journey
31 July, 2014 00:00 - 01 August, 2014 00:00 Thursday 19:00-21:30, Friday 10:30-17:00
Featuring artist: Sara Evelyn-Brown & Meera Shakti Osborne

Human space workshop invites participants to collectively embark on a journey through Tallinn using an incorrect map. Together we will celebrate and document entries, exits and boundaries in our search for the edge of the landscape through a series of drawing, sound and movement led exercises. The workshop examines our physical relationship to different spacial environments and ways in which it might be documented and represented in an image, movement or sound.

The workshop is based on the combined interdisciplinary practices of Sara Evelyn-Brown and Meera Shakti Osborne, both scenographers from the UK with a visual artist background. Time, space, movement, sound, map making and journeying, are key themes within their collaborative work.

We like games and rules. Finding ways of creating work collectively, exploring winning and losing, embracing everything. The relationship between the body and the things that we make is also important and a central part of the process.

The workshop is open to all. It may be of specific interest to those working in disciplines including: scenography, performance, sound and visual art.

Schedule for each day- it is important for participants to take part in the walk in preparation for the Friday workshop.

Thursday 31st// Walk - 19.00-21.30

Friday 1st// Workshop- 10.30-17.00

What to bring/wear

1. Bring drawing materials and paper (we will also have spare materials)

2. Wear comfortable footwear & clothing that is good for moving