AAVE Festival invites you to join our annual cavalcade of projections!  The sixth edition celebrates the plurality of moving images by presenting films, video art, live performances  and exhibitions. The warm-up event of the festival and the seminar on art & technology will be organized in The Finnish Museum of Photography.

Our program will start on Tuesday 7.4. with the exhibition openings at the galleries Oksasenkatu 11 and FISH. The exhibition Silence-Fiction will bring together two works by acclaimed artist MIKA TAANILA. In Cycles three artists, JUHA VAN INGEN, MARKO VUOKOLA and JANNE SÄRKELÄ will lead you to the cycles of images and sound. The day of the exhibition opening will turn into the NIGHT OF THE BEAMERS, a participatory pop-up event.

Our screening program highlights at cultural centre Malmitalo include the 35mm film screening of Aleksander by acclaimed Polish visual artist and filmmaker WILHELM SASNAL and ANKA SASNAL. The small retrospective of Finnish artist DAVE BERG and two celebrated stereoscopic films by Italian ZAPRUDER FILMMAKERSGROUP are accompanied by the anthology film 3X3D (JEAN-LUC GODARD, PETER GREENAWAY and EDGAR PÊRA).

This year our Live Cinema program will be organized in the new venue WHS Theatre Union, with the performers NATALIA KOZIEL & PETTERI KALLIOMÄKI, HELSINKI SOUND-ELECTRONICS, ANNA ESTARRIOLA, ROBERTO PUGLIESE and the band ELENA’S IDEA (Yuko Takeda, Pekka Sassi & Veli-Matti Saarinen).

Welcome to our festival warm-up event at The Finnish Museum of Photography on Wednesday 8.4. at 6pm and to our screening opening at cultural centre Malmitalo on Thursday 9.4. at 6pm. At the warm-up event you’ll be able to meet artists HEIDI TIKKA and DAVE BERG and to experience Berg’s 3D work using an Oculus Rift –virtual reality helmet. (Advance registration and inquiries to aavefestival [at] gmail.com).

Have some great ghostly sessions!
Wishes from AAVE team
>>> Download the 2015 festival catalogue (PDF) 

Night of the Beamers / Participatory pop-up event
Festival Warm-up Event
Planet Stereoskopia / Tridimensional experimental works
Dave Berg
En Garde! / Bold audiovisual works
Live Cinema / Moving images and live performance



Malmitalo cultural centre / Ala-Malmin tori 1 (Buy advance tickets)
WHS Theatre Union / Unioninkatu 45 LH 1-2 (Buy advance tickets)
The Finnish Museum of Photography / Tallberginkatu 1 G
Gallery Oksasenkatu 11 / Oksasenkatu 11
FISH Helsinki / Alppikatu 17 LH2


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