31 january 2004 - 2 may 2004

A contemporary perspective on the future of art in the Baltic countries, Finland and Russia.

20 artists from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland and Russia discuss their relationship with the near past and, in particular, its reflections on the present day in an exhibition produced by Kiasma. What will the future bring? What is the tradition that provides a foundation to build on and with whom to identify oneself? From the Finnish perspective, it is time to think of our Eastern selves and its visible impact on our culture.

Artists: Mart Viljus, Chernysev & Efimov, F5 (Famous Five), Gints Gabrans, Kristaps Gelzis, Arunas Gudaitis, Mikhail Jeleznikov, Tuukka Kaila, Laanemets & Sukmit, Merila & Tammiksaar, Alexander Petljura, Kerim Ragimov, Rainio & Roberts, Egle Rakauskaite, Liisa Roberts

Ene-Liis Semper, Laura Stasiulyte, Viktor Sydorenko, Dmitry Vilensky, The Blue Noses Group.

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

Mannerheiminaukio 2, FIN-00100

Helsinki, Finland