Hetki aikaa taiteelle

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Performance on 10–11 December 2013 in the centre of Pori, Finland

Equipment included: A binder, 160 stickers, a fundraiser vest, printed forms and poems by Anna Akhmatova, Pentti Saaritsa and Pablo Neruda

(Photos by Niilo Rinne)

Hetki aikaa taiteelle (A Moment for Art) is an investigation of people's attitudes towards art and an attempt to get them engaged with art in their day-to-day life during the busiest shopping period of the year. In this performance, I approached people to ask them whether they had a moment for art, meaning a little moment they could dedicate to listening a poetry reading of a poem of their choice. During the two different sessions of approaching people, I managed to recite a poem to one person. The project is still ongoing.