Sleep Paralysis exhibition in Myymälä2 Gallery until 12th of November, 2017.
“Sleep Paralysis” is a series of works realised by media and sound artists Tuukka Haapakorpi, Jukka Hautamäki and Joonas Siren, taking the phenomenon of sleep paralysis as a starting point. The artists have recently graduated recently from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts.
Sleep paralysis is a condition where the mind is awake but the body is not. The experience is described as an oppressive feeling and a distortion of space. Often a strange entity is perceived occupying the space. Thinking is possible but action is not. The exhibition is based on sleep paralysis as an allegory to a dysfunctional political subjectivity, fueled by a paralysis of discourse.
Consisting of a series of spatial experimentations and abstraction as an instrument of substance, the artist group aims to produce a landscape governed by an immobility of language,
Welcome to the opening on Wednesday 18th of October, from 6 pm – 8 pm!
Myymälä2 Gallery, Uudenmaankatu 23 F, Helsinki
Opening hours: wed-sat 12.00 p.m.-6.00 p.m., sun 12.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m.