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.
Join us for the launch of the "Our Cuisine=Our Stories" publication which documents gatherings that took place in east Helsinki during April and May 2012. The launch is part of the event IRVi - one night in the week againts racism, below are details of the evening:Experimental live arts at Stoa at One Night in the Week Against Racism An experimental live arts event hosted by Willem Wilhelmus presents some of the most interesting artists in different fields of experimental arts facing themes of the week against racism at Stoa Cultural Centre. Jimi Tenor & Abdissa "Mamba" Assefa create music and sounds on self-designed percussion and wind instruments. Amal Laala, Sari Kivinen and group present a performance of an interactive and cross-cultural food demonstration created in their project Our Cuisine = Our Stories, via preparation of meals and the sharing of stories. Performance artist Baaba Jakeh Chande does something that cannot be told yet. As a desert, screening of a video especially made for the Week Against Racism by performance and video artist Tomasz Szrama.