Sunday, August 3, 2008

Arctic Hysteria at Ps1

A Finnish friend o' mine suggested this show at Ps1. I'm definitely checking this out when the Finnish bands Jimi Tenor and Op:1 Bastards are playing on August 23rd. See below for the write-up on the website.

Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland
On view June 1, 2008 - September 15, 2008

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center presents Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland, an intergenerational and interdisciplinary exhibition featuring 16 Finnish artists, that will introduce New York audiences to outlandish visions of aliens, utopias, animals, and psychedelia. Arctic Hysteria will be on view in the First Floor Galleries, Café, and Boiler Room from June 1, 2008 through September 15, 2008. In conjunction, Warm Up will present two major Finnish bands Jimi Tenor and Op:l Bastards on August 23. On September 15, The Museum of Modern Art will present a special screening of Electric Forest, a compilation of historical and contemporary Finnish video works.

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