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.
Through March to May 2012 the project Our Cuisine=Our Stories will take place in East Helsinki.
What is it?
A small club meeting 8 times and bringing together females living in East Helsinki (from various cultural backgrounds and a variety of ages) to cook, share recipes and stories related to food-making and experiences living in Helsinki. The aim is to share cultural diversity in a positive way in the local community.
The final outcomes will be open to participants friends and family to share the experiences.
Monday 16.04, 23.04, 30.04, 07.05, 14.05, 21.05, 28.05
Time: 5-8pm. 3 hour sessions with a home made meal included.
Amal Laala & Sari Kivinen
“Sari is an artist and cultural producer whose projects explore a relationship between storytelling, performance and identity. Amal is a socially engaged artist who works with various groups and communities to instigate and engage in discussion, experimentation and play. Both are working with the artist association Ptarmigan ry, which is a mobile curatorial project based platform.”
We currently still have a few places available for participation. If you (or someone you know) are female, living in East Helsinki, enjoy cooking and are interested to meet new people from diverse backgrounds please contact us!
Contact Amal Laala 0417407360 firstname.lastname@example.org or Sari Kivinen 0458840309 email@example.com