Weekly Tips: What to do in September

In addition to Helsinki Design Week from 7th to 17th September, next month offers movies, philosophy and comics. Weekly Tips series provides monthly activity tips for design enthusiasts.

See Helsinki Design Week programme here.

Julian Rosefeldt: Manifesto

Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto has already moved people in Berlin and New York. Manifesto consists of 13 short films, each of them including a one manifesto written about art. Visually excellent videos has been shot in two weeks in all over the Berlin. An Australian actress Cate Blanchett does a great role by acting 13 different characters from news anchor to a homeless man and from CEO to an astronaut. This is a must see exhibition this Autumn!
Art Hall, Nervanderinkatu 3
Exhibition is open till  15.10.
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Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival

Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Autumn and darkening evenings are the best time to watch movies and the festival is an easy way to watch movies from all over the world.

Several movie theaters in Helsinki
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Home Revisited

Many factors will impact future living developments, such as environmental questions, redefining the concept of family, multiculturalism, the aging population, and digitalisation. The ‘Home Revisited’ design competition is looking for solutions to these and many other changes. It is launched by the Asko Foundation to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The competition strives to create new innovations for the home of the future. The ten finalists of this international, multi-discipline competition are presented by using prototypes and scale models at Iittala & Arabia Design Centre.

Iitta & Arabia Design Centre
Hämeentie 135
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Researchers’ Night

The European Researchers’ Night is held at the same time in around 300 cities across Europe. In Finland there are happenings in fourteen different cities. The programme in Helsinki will be held for example at the new Think Corner of the University of Helsinki. Open lectures and discussions combine science and arts and different point of views about the future.

All over Helsinki
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See Bike Delivery Guys battle and eat great italian artisan ice-cream at the same time.
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Night of Philosophy

In relation to the ARS17 exhibition taking over Kiasma, A Night of Philosophy offers perspectives into the increasingly complex relationship between humankind and technology. Digitalisation and the internet have drastically changed our everyday lives, from work and leisure to the economy and means of communication. But how has this digital revolution affected our way of thinking, questioning and philosophising?

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Free entry
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Helsinki Comics Festival 2017

The 2017 Helsinki Comics Festival celebrates comic art in all its forms. This year the themes are South American comics and tango music. Organised by the Finnish Comics Society, Helsinki Comics Festival is the largest comics-related event in Finland and Northern Europe. There are also gallery exhibitions all around Helsinki.

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The iik!week event offers Halloween atmosphere at Linnanmäki Amusement Park.

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