Sick of climate inaction? So are we! So we are starting a new movement: a global day of creative action on the day of the UN Climate Action Summit. While people sit in rooms discussing the urgency of slow change, we will be all over […]
Our performance Water Rituals this June 30th at Gallery Ars Libera in my hometown Kuopio, Finland. At the upstairs of the gallery we showed an installation of my photographs and downstairs we held the performance part of Water Rituals. Music and piano performance by Anniina […]
30th of June we are having Water Rituals performance in Kuopio Gallery Ars Libera. Welcome!! Here is an article local newspaper Viikkosavo wrote about it. A Festival of Performance Art. <3
Waiting for the summer in Finland, island hopping and forest walks. Fresh air and midnight sun <3
Our performance at Sibelius Museum 27th of February 2019. Thank you all for coming and making a special evening with us. With Anniina Lehtinen.
Similar signs of the sacred found in the ancient water fountains in Rome and Kathmandu alike.
Our communal artwork we did together with the other Kathmandu Micro Galleries residency artists turned out to be a snake going around the area. Locals joined in on making it and after used the recycled materials for their own needs. In Nepal a snake is […]
Exhibition at Kaalo101 gallery in Patan, Kathmandu held at the time of MIcro Galleries Kathmandu. Here my works and the work of Kianoush Ramezani in the middle..
From the exhibitions in Kathmandu, installation of Water Rituals in the tunnel next to the gallery Kaalo101. All the artists installed their works in the streets and open spaces like this. Community joined and became part of the artworks.
It was so inspiring to meet some young talents of Kathmandu in the artist residency of Micro Galleries in Patan. Here’s one of them, James, who also participated in the residency with around 15 of us. Follow him on instagram james.bataasey
My heart is broken by the beauty of this place and its people. I wish I could stay longer, but I am so happy to have had this chance to participate in the artist residency here in Patan, […]
Micro Galleries Kathmandu coming closer! Check out the program here and if you have a possibility come and join us there.
Warm welcome to our performances next week Water Rituals 2nd of November, 2018, Asbestos Art Space, Helsinki, Finland Mäkelänkatu 45 at 19h00. 30th of October, 2018, Sound Museum, St Petersburg, Russia / Finnish Culture Institute of St Petersburg Ligovsky pr., 53 at […]
Biography of Iiris-Lilja Kuosmanen and Anniina Lehtinen Iiris-Lilja Kuosmanen is a Finnish Visual Artist and Photographer living in Paris, France. She graduated 2012 from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts as Master of Fine Arts. After that she worked in many artist residencies, in France […]
Follow our Water Rituals Performance times in this blog or here in the news section. If you have a chance to be in one of those towns we would be happy to see you there. We are actively looking for new places to perform in […]