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Eija-Liisa Ahtila (Finnish, born 1959). Detail of Studies on the Ecology of Drama 1—Tutkimuksia Draaman Ekologiasta 1, 2014. Four-channel projected HD installation with five-channel sound. © Kristallisilmä Oy, Crystal Eye Ltd., Helsinki. Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, Paris, and London. Photograph by Marja-Leena Hukkanen.

Members’ Opening for Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Ecologies of Drama

Friday, October 9, 2015 ● 5 pm
7 pm

Albright-Knox Members are invited to attend a Members’ Opening for the new special exhibition Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Ecologies of Drama.

In conjunction with FinnFest USA 2015 in Buffalo, the Albright-Knox presents a uniquely beautiful and immersive exhibition of the works of Eija-Liisa Ahtila. This is the first United States–based career survey of the work of this pioneering Finnish artist, photographer, and storyteller who, for more than twenty years, has been at the forefront of moving-image installation.

Finnish jazz guitarist Olli Hirvonen will perform during the opening celebration. Hirvonen was chosen as the Artist of the Year of the Pori International Jazz Festival in 2011.

free public opening of Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Ecologies of Drama will follow from 7 to 9 pm. At 7:15 pm, join us for Emerging Voices in Contemporary Art: Eija-Liisa Ahtila in Conversation with Janne Sirén and Cathleen Chaffee.

RSVP online, or contact 716.270.8247 or membership@albrightknox.org

Exhibition Sponsors

Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Ecologies of Drama has been made possible through the generous support of Curbell, Inc., and the Finnish Cultural Foundation with additional support from The American Scandinavian Foundation and the Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, Paris, and London.

Technical support provided by Advantage TI.

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