Inside Outside Finland – a virtual exhibition of Finnish Outsider Art in New York

Inside Outside Finland at Outsider Art Fair, New York

January 17 – 20

Ace Hotel

20 W 29th St

New York, NY 10001


Inside Outside Finland, a virtual exhibition presenting Finnish Outsider Art from the past 100 years is featured at Outsider Art Fair in New York on January 17 – 20. The international premiere of the work will take place at Raw Vision’s 100th issue party at ACE Hotel New York on January 16. The work will be on view 5 PM – 9 PM. Each virtual presentation will be hosted IRL (in real life) by one of the artists, Kalevi Helvetti, who will also entertain guests with Finnish ghost stories and draw their instant portraits onsite. RSVP for the event here.

 In Inside Outside Finland, Finnish contemporary artist Jani Leinonen guides the viewers to a virtual visit in four unique Outsider Art Environments in Finland. The locations are Veijo Rönkkönen’s Statue Park in Parikkala, Enni Id’s home in Padasjoki, the Art Studio of Autism Foundation and live performance of Kalevi Helvetti in Helsinki. 


Inside Outside Finland is produced by Pertti’s Choice Outsider Art Gallery and Donkey Hotel Ltd. The work premiered at Helsinki's new Central Library Oodi in December 2018.


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