News

Maija Blåfield talks about On Destruction and Preservation in YLE Morning Television. Watch the program here.


On Destruction and Preservation will premiere in Ars Fennica exhibition in Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art. Exhibition is open 13th Oct 2017 to 18th Feb 2018.


Short film Golden Age will broadcast in Finnish television YLE Teema on 4th and 7th of October. The film is also available online in YLE Areena (only in Finland).


Maija Blåfield is discussing with professor Hannu Salmi in Dialogissa elokuvan kanssa panel at Tampere Film Festival on Friday March 10th at 2-4 pm. Galleria Bertel, Werstas, Väinö Linnan aukio 8, Tampere.


Roadside Narratives has started on February 18th 2017. The series of photographs and writings is a work in Instagram and will be published during one year.


The candidates for 2017 Ars Fennica prize have been published – including Maija Blåfield! The exhibition will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma from October 13, 2017 to February 2, 2018.


Frame Contemporary Art Finland opens the series of Morning Coffee Clubs with a talk about Golden Age on May 25th at 10 am at Frame, Ratakatu 1, Helsinki


Golden Age is an official selection in New Docs program at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. One of the premier documentary film festivals in USA takes place in Durham, North Carolina April 7-10. Screening times for Golden Age are 8 pm on Friday April 8th and 4 pm on Saturday April 9th.


Golden Age is presented by Av-arkki the Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art at Moving Image New York contemporary art fair in March 3-6, 2016 in Waterfront New York Tunnel in Chelsea district. Welcome to visit us! Read more here.


Golden Age is participating the documentary film competition of Helsinki Short Film Festival. Screening is on November 14th at 2 pm in Andorra.


Golden Age will screen at Love & Anarchy 28th Helsinki International Film Festival on Sunday 20th of September at 2 pm in Dubrovnik, Helsinki.


Screening of Golden Age at Artova Film Festival 5th of September at 4 pm in Kino Sheryl in Helsinki.


Artist residency at FCINY The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York during August and September in New York, US.


Cultural Kitchen at One Design Week in Plovdiv, Bulgaria 26th and 27th of June and presents Maija Blåfield’s work among others. Cultural Kitchen is a cultural carneval where food, music, arts, travel and design all take their turn.


Golden Age is selected for the documentary film competition of 43rd Huesca International Film Festival in Spain and for the competition of experimental films at Brooklyn Film Festival in New York, US. The screenings are on 6th and 7th of June in New York and 14th of June in Huesca.


Golden Age is part of the international selection of EMAF 28th European Media Art Festival in Osnabruck, Germany, 25th of April. The film is also screened at 61. International Short Film Festival Oberhausen in Distributor’s screening by Av-arkki on 3rd of May 2015.


Golden Age was one of the Critic’s Choise films at DocPoint!
John Anderson’s indieWIRE review 3 Finnish highlights from DocPoint.


Short documentary film Golden Age will premiere at DocPoint Helsinki Documentary Film Festival on 28th of January 2015.


Maija Blåfield received the Finnish State Prize for Media Arts for 2014!


The Nine Lives Museum at Gallery Sinne in Helsinki from 28th of November to 21st of December 2014. The exhibition of eight artists is collated by Maija Blåfield and Ilona Valkonen.
The Nine Lives Museum is also accessible online.


(Feed)back to Nature, the 25th Anniversary screening of Av-arkki at Love & Anarchy Helsinki International Film Festival on 26th of September 2014.


MATTERS OF TIME. ARTISTS FROM FINLAND at Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany from 25th of July to 12th of October 2014. Exhibition of eight artists is curated by Holger Kube Ventura and it is part of Frankfurt International Book Fair.


Maria Hirvi-Ijäs interviewed Maija Blåfield for her book 22 tapaa – taiteellinen ajattelu suomalaisessa nykytaiteessa (192 sivua, Parvs Publishing 2014).


A short documentary film Print and Rescue commissioned by Checkpoint Helsinki and directed by Maija Blåfield is released online in May 2014. The film documents visual artist Ahmet Ögut’s artwork Fahrenheit 451 Reprinted and the firemen performing in it during one week in the summer of 2013 in Helsinki.


Solo show Golden Age 6 at Finnish Museum for Photography from 24th of January to 4th of May 2014. The exhibition is the sixth part of the series of video installation Golden Age 1-6.
(Please note that this is a different work than the short film Golden Age).


Summer exhibition Financial Times at Mustarinda, Hyrynsalmi 11th of June to 25th of August 2013.


Seoul Seoul Seoul, Changdong Studio, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South-Korea 5th – 25th of June 2013


The Stranger, Gallery Loop, Seoul, South Korea, 9.4.-5.5.2013


Artist Residency at National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South-Korea, 2013


Valon houkutus, Exhibition of Photographic Art at Lahti Art Museum 8th of February to 26th of May 2013.