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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.

Public Exhibition Opening for Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Ecologies of Drama

Friday, October 9, 2015 ● 7 pm
9 pm

1905 Building

Please join us for a FREE public opening of the 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.

At 7:15 pm, join us for Emerging Voices in Contemporary Art: Eija-Liisa Ahtila in Conversation with Janne Sirén and Cathleen Chaffee.

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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