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Arctic Design Week POP-UP Shop

Taito Lappi, Valtakatu 21 Rovaniemi,

Arctic Design Week POP-UP Shop is a collection of local designers and arctic design, that are gathered together by Arctic Design Week, Arctic Design Shop and Taito Lappi. POP-UP Shop located at Taito Lappi.

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The snow installation Hyyde

Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4 Rovaniemi, 96200

The snow installation Hyyde is on display in front of Arktikum during the Arctic Design Week. At dark the installation also offers a glimpse of Winter Laser World – Levi. Organised by students of the Faculty of Art and Design at the University of Lapland.

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Origami exhibition Northern paths

Tiedekeskus Pilke, Ounasjoentie 6 Rovaniemi, 96200 Suomi

Sari Huttunen is a origami artist from Ylivieska and during the design week she opens an origami exhibition to Pilke Science Centre. Name of the exhibition is “Pohjoisen polkuja” (Northern paths) and it collects together example origami works that are made of old maps.

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Arctic Design Shop

Galleria Kopio, Lapin yliopiston taiteiden tiedekunta, Yliopistonkatu 8 Rovaniemi, 96300

Arctic Design Shop is a store located in University of Lapland campus. In our collection of designers, we have and continuously reach for the raising star designers starting their career from the University of Lapland.

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Dialogue with nature – Japanese arts & crafts exhibition

Tiedekeskus Pilke, Ounasjoentie 6 Rovaniemi, 96200 Suomi

A unique chance to dive into the art scene of the rural Japan. The city of Yamaguchi is in the western Japan, and with its 200 000 inhabitants it is considered a small rural capital of the Yamaguchi prefecture. Yamaguchi holds an important role in the Japanese history and many historically significant buildings have remained in the city to date.

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Designer Stories Seminar

Lapin yliopisto, F-talo Esko ja Asko sali, Yliopistonkatu 8 Rovaniemi, 96300

Designers and industrial designers who have graduated from the University of Lapland’s Faculty of Arts and moved on into the working world share their stories.

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Taival – Journey

Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4 Rovaniemi, 96200

Exhibition by students and alumni of Lapland University Faculty of Art at gallery Valo and gallery Katve (Arktikum).

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Vaana – interactive exhibition

Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4 Rovaniemi, 96200

Vaana displays a collective look on this arctic scarcity through designers’ view. The products in the exhibition display the experience of seeing only a few remaining rays of light during the day through interactive measures. All the pieces in the exhibition are made by University of Lapland students and the Naked Approach research group. The exhibition will be revealed first

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Let’s Talk a Little – discussion by Grafia

Kauppayhtiö, Valtakatu 24 Rovaniemi,

The ‘Let’s Talk a Little’ discussions hosted by Grafia – Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland visit Rovaniemi.

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Public Art Seminar

Lapin yliopisto, F-siipi, Yliopistonkatu 8 Rovaniemi, 96300

Theme of the seminar is textiles. The seminar language is Finnish.

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Childrens ice and snow art event

Kansalaistori/Pääkirjasto, Hallituskatu 7 Rovaniemi,

Children’s ice and snow art event is a part of Finland 100 events. The event is organised by the city of Rovaniemi, Rovaniemi City Library and the University of Lapland.

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Seminar: Frencois-Auguste Briard (1799-1882) Myyttinen Lappi

Kulttuuritalo Korundi, Lapinkävijäntie 4 Rovaniemi,

Seminar is mainly held in Finnish. Free of charge. 12.00 Introduction to the theme, Professor Tuija Hautala-Hirvioja 12.10 Lars Levi Laestadius La Researché – as a guide and critic of an expedition, Professor Emeritus Juha Pentikäinen 13.00 Artist Francois-Auguste Biard (in English), Art expert Baptiste Henriot 14.00 Coffee 14.30 The voyage of The Duke of Orleans in 1795 – and the

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A new art shop in the Napa Gallery

Galleria Napa, Kairatie 3 Rovaniemi, 96100 Suomi

We open a new art shop in the Napa Gallery. We exhibit, sell and lease artworks from a diverse range of contemporary artists in Lapland. Openings on Wednesday 22.2 at 16-18. Welcome to check our new space and products! Art by Mari Oikarinen, Irina Havaste-Ukkola and Konsta Huusko in the picture.

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Interwoven exhibition

Galleria Kopio, Lapin yliopiston taiteiden tiedekunta, Yliopistonkatu 8 Rovaniemi, 96300

The exhibition includes works by artists associated with four universities in the Arctic region; the University of Lapland, the Sámi University College, Bergen University and Iceland Academy of the Arts.

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Fennia Prize 2017

Kulttuuritalo Korundi, Lapinkävijäntie 4 Rovaniemi,

Fennia Prize, organized every second year, is one of the biggest design competitions in Finland. It is organized by the design promotion organization Design Forum Finland, the Fennia Group, Elo, and the Finnish Patent and Registration Office. After Helsinki, the exhibition will come to Arctic Design Week in Rovaniemi.

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Arctic Design Week – Opening event

Kulttuuritalo Korundi, Lapinkävijäntie 4 Rovaniemi,

The opening parties for Design Week, Fennia Prize design exhibition and Francois-Auguste Biard exhibition at Korundi. Launch of the BRP Design Competition. After-party at Café&Bar21

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Opening:Francois-Auguste Briard: La Laponie Mythique – Myyttinen Lappi

Kulttuuritalo Korundi, Lapinkävijäntie 4 Rovaniemi,

In 1841, The French artist Francois-Auguste Biard painted artworks where the Duke of Orleans travels to Lapland with an expedition in 1795. The artworks show how the French scientists were interested in Lapland in early times and there were important people on the journeys. These artworks have never been on display in Lapland or even in Finland. Free entrance! Welcome

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ADW Opening Night After-Party

Cafe & Bar 21, Rovakatu 21 Rovaniemi, 96200 Suomi

After-Party for Arctic Design Week 2017 and Fennia Prize-exhibition Opening Ceremony.

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Textiles by a Sculptor – Kari Huhtamo Exhibition

Galleria Kopio, Lapin yliopiston taiteiden tiedekunta, Yliopistonkatu 8 Rovaniemi, 96300

During the course of his lengthy career, sculptor Kari Huhtamo has always been extremely open-minded with his methods and materials, as well as a true experimenter. Textiles have been no exception. The exhibition “Textiles by a Sculptor” opens up new perspectives in terms of the significance of the materials, the creative process and the self-imposed visual language of Huhtamo’s style.

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Arctic Design MISH MASH Day 1

SantaPark, Tarvantie 1 Rovaniemi, 96930

Thursdays theme is customer experience and the development of the environment trough design and architecture.

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The Arctic Aesthetics: Approaches to arctic – exhibition

Galleria Kopio, Lapin yliopiston taiteiden tiedekunta, Yliopistonkatu 8 Rovaniemi, 96300

The Faculty of Arts of the University of Lapland students bring their horizons of arctic visually out in the exhibition Arctic Aesthetics: Approaches to arctic.

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Pecha Kucha – Arctic Artists

Tiedekeskus Pilke, Ounasjoentie 6 Rovaniemi, 96200 Suomi

THU 23rd Feb, 18-19 The networking pre-party will be held among artists from the North at the Pilke Science Center. The event includes presentations by artists associated with four universities in the Arctic region; the University of Lapland, the Sámi allaskuvla/Sami University of Applied Sciences, Bergen University and Iceland Academy of the Arts. Sustainability, crafts and culture form the starting

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ARCTIC DESIGN MISH MASH MATCHMAKING

Arktikum, Pohjoisranta 4 Rovaniemi, 96200

Food, drinks, music. Awarding the arctic design company of the year. Come and meet other participants, companies and experts at what will be the biggest get together in Arctic Design Week history. Tickets for the evening 49,60 € (incl. VAT 24%)

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Arctic Design MISH MASH Day 2

Armeijan Kasarmi, Sodankylä, Sodankylä

On Friday we will come face-to-face with the Arctic surroundings. Through a mixture of inside and outside sessions, located at the army base of Sodankylä, we will be lead into the heart of the Arctic nature. An experience unlike any other design seminar. This is MISH MASH.

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Architectural Finlandia prize Follow-up Ceremony

Railo, Rovaniemen keskuskenttä, Poromiehentie 4 Rovaniemi,

Architectural Finlandia prize Follow-up Ceremony at Railo, Sports Arena

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Jutajaiset goes Arctic Design week

Kulttuuritalo Korundi, Lapinkävijäntie 4 Rovaniemi,

“Jutajaiset” Soiree at the Korundi House of Culture, Friday 24th Feb, 19-21. Free entry! The revamped “Jutajaiset” folklore festival returns to Rovaniemi this summer, during 30th June-2nd July 2017. In honor of the international folk and dance festival, Design Week goers are welcome to catch a glimpse of what lies ahead at this summer’s weekend folklore festival, on Friday 24th

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Arctic Design Dinner

Kulttuuritalo Korundi, Lapinkävijäntie 4 Rovaniemi,

Matka Suomen taiteen ja lappilaisen ruuan maailmaan. Arctic Design Week toteuttaa yhteistyössä keittiömestari Teemu Korkalaisen ja Kulttuuritalo Korundin kanssa unohtumattoman illallismatkan lappilaisiin makuihin ja Suomen taiteen tarinaan pe 24.2.2017.

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Arctic Design Week BRUNCH 2017

Aitta Deli&Dine, Rovakatu 26 Rovaniemi,

Design brunches are served 25th and 26th of February at 11-15.

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”Close Your Eyes and See”

Lapin yliopisto, F-siipi, Yliopistonkatu 8 Rovaniemi, 96300

University of Lapland’s show presenting functional clothing.

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Koti-ilta – Evening at Home

Hostel Café Koti, Valtakatu 21 Rovaniemi,

Program put together by Pia Lindors, featuring a Lapland-inspired flashmob, local DJs as well as a video and light show. The purpose of these club nights is to highlight local cultural talents.

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