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Utopian days x Freedom

  Jani Leinonen´s works are included in the video festival Utopian Days x Freedom at the Total Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, Korea. The Festival Utopian days x Freedom aspires at creating a space, where people have the opportunity to openly think, approach and share about the concept of freedom. Strong artworks and relevant actors, from different academic backgrounds, have been chosen to share and cross their concern with the theme of Freedom. The exhibition is open from March 20 – April 13, 2014

Boutique in Washington D.C.

Boutique –Where Art Meets Fashion, an exhibition starring Jani Leinonen and other artists along with fashion designers, will take place in The Embassy of Finland in Washington D.C. from October to early November. The popular exhibition was originally on display at the Amos Anderson Art Museum in Helsinki as a part of the program for the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012. The exhibition includes a collaboration of Leinonen and shoe designer Minna Parikka. The exhibition is open Saturdays and Sundays 11 AM through 4 PM on October 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 and November 2-3.

Art Basel Miami Beach

Jani Leinonen will be presented by Galerie Gmurzynska at the 12th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, the most prestigious art show in the Americas, taking place in Florida from December 5 through 8, 2013. Over 250 of the world’s leading galleries participate in the show, drawing over 50,000 visitors each year.

Cabaret Jamon

Jani Leinonen has joined forces with the internationally known Finnish shoe designer Minna Parikka to do the set and costume design for Cirko’s upcoming show Cabaret Jamon in Helsinki, Finland. The premier of Cabaret Jamon will be on the 28th of November, 2013.

Kunst 13 Zürich

Jani Leinonen is presented by Galerie Gmurzynska at the Kunst 13 Zürich International Contemporary Art Fair in Zürich, Switzerland. The 19th Kunst Zürich fair is held from 31st of October until the 3rd of November.  

Art Helsinki

Jani Leinonen’s works are shown at the ArtHelsinki contemporary art event in Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre from 18th to 22nd of September by Showroom Helsinki. Art Helsinki website

The Politics and Pleasures of Food

Jani Leinonen’s works are shown in the Politics and Pleasures of Food exhibition in Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany. In The Politics and Pleasures of Food, the social, political and economical dimensions of food production and consumption are interpreted and redefined by Leinonen and 15 other international artists. The exhibition is open from 21st of September until 17th of November 17, 2013

Promises at Showroom Helsinki Telakkaranta

Showroom Helsinki opens a new gallery space at Telakkaranta with an exhibition called Promises, showcasing Jani Leinonen and Aurora Reinhard. The exhibition will be opened by Finland’s Minister of Culture and Sport Paavo Arhinmäki on 13th of September, 2013. The exhibition is open from 14th of September until 3th of November, 2013. Opening hours: Wednesday 16 – 20, Friday 16 – 20, Sunday, 12 – 16.  

Celebrating Tom Exhibition

Jani Leinonen is one of the artists taking part in an exhibition called Celebrating Tom. The exhibition is part of Helsinki Design Week and shows the rarely seen works of artist Touko Laaksonen, also known as Tom of Finland. The exhibition also includes works from Leinonen, Rosa Liksom, Riiko Sakkinen, Jukka Korkeila and Eemil Karila who have been inspired by Laaksonen’s work.