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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.

Projektit

Kontti
Kontaining

A two-week takeover of a shipping container in Lasipalatsinaukio, Helsinki, from the 29th of May until the 10th of June 2012. Kontaining is produced by Ptarmigan ry in association with the Arts Council of Uusimaa. 

 
Kontaining will host projects by artists that consider the specific site of the container in Kamppi, in the categories of installation, performance and/ or participatory activities for 24 hours (from 9am to 9am) sessions. 
 
The project is process-oriented, supports experimentation and encourages interactive and site-specific artwork and cross-media exchange. At the end of the two weeks, the project will host an Open Day which will invite all the participants to celebrate the developments and results of the events.
 
The Ptarmigan team developing Kontaining is: Amal Laala, James Andean, Marek Pluciennik and Sari Kivinen. For further information please email: helsinki@ptarmigan.fi