Antares Art Center, Pien-Liikkalantie 6, 46710 Sippola
Sat August 15, 2020 at 2pm–5pm free entry
Speakers: Ph.D. JUHA-HEIKKI TIHINEN and MA PETRA INNANEN,
Hosting: project manager PIIA KLEIMOLA
Pien-Liikkalantie 6, 46710 Sippola
Mr. Juha-Heikki Tihinen is art historian from Helsinki. He works as a curator in The Pro Artibus foundation. He defended his doctoral dissertation in art history at University of Helsinki year 2008 with following title: The uneasy borders of desire Magnus Enckell's representations of masculinities and femininities and the question how to create the self. That same year, he received an E.J. Vehmas Award for his work as a visual art critic. Tihinen has worked actively as a critic, curator, teacher and recearcher more than 25 years. He has a title of Adjunct professor in University of Helsinki.
Petra Innanen is a visual and burlesque artist. Her tools are painting, drawing, animation, performance and ceramics. She has produced burlesque events since 2008 e.g. Helsinki Burlesque Festival (2008–2019). Petra`s stage name is Bettie Blackheart and she has been on stage in Moskow, Venice and San Fransisco. Innanen has shown her visual art works in solo and group exhibitions since 1992 both in Finland and abroad. Her favorite topics lie within the interface between popular and fine arts, the roles assigned to women, drama and grotesque.