AUKIO’S OPENING: BRYK & WIRKKALA VISIBLE STORAGE AND EXHIBITIONS | EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art

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AUKIO’S OPENING: BRYK & WIRKKALA VISIBLE STORAGE AND EXHIBITIONS

17.11.2017

 

We are honoured to invite you to the opening of Aukio on Friday November 17th at 4–7 pm. The new space is dedicated to Rut Bryk’s and Tapio Wirkkala’s creative legacy in the form of a visible storage and changing design exhibitions. Concurrently we celebrate the opening of STILL / LIFE – Tapio Wirkkala Retrospective, curated by Designer Harri Koskinen.

In the opening you will get to be among the first to experience Bryk’s and Wirkkala’s visible storage and the exhibition STILL / LIFE, you will meet representatives of EMMA, Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation and the City of Espoo. In addition you will hear talks on modern design.

Sign up and receive a photo spread of the evening: https://www.lyyti.in/aukio.

You may also attend the Facebook event.

#emmamuseum #visiblestorage #brykwirkkala

Programme of the evening

In the Aukio exhibition space: Bryk & Wirkkala visible storage and STILL / LIFE – Tapio Wirkkala Retrospective (1st floor)
Representatives of the Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation greet guests at the entrance. EMMA’s guides are in the new space for possible questions and discussion. In addition to Aukio all of EMMA’s exhibitions are open for the evening.

The festivities begin in the WeeGee lobby (Ground floor)
Representatives of EMMA and the City of Espoo greet guests at the main entrance. Enjoy the festive atmosphere in the Exhibition Centre WeeGee lobby. The EMMA Shop novelties include modern design - come and shop, enjoy the ambience and find unique gift ideas.

Expert talks in the Aitio space (1st floor)
Listen to expert talks on design in Aitio space throughout the evening. The programme dives into Rut Bryk and Tapio Wirkkala, design and the planning of the new Aukio space. The moderator of the talks is Iia Palovaara, Communications Coordinator at EMMA.

Talk in English:
At 5:30 pm. Designing a new exhibition concept
Johanna Brummer and Heini-Emilia Saari, Architects of Aukio, Wanderlust

Talks in Finnish and Swedish:
At 4:15 pm. Katseluvarasto, kokoelman säilyttäminen ja konservointi
Katja Oijusluoma, Aukio- projektivastaava, vastaava konservaattori, EMMA

At 4:30 pm. Mikä on Aukio: Bryk & Wirkkala -katseluvarasto ja näyttelytila?
Henna Paunu, Aukio-hankkeen vastaava, intendentti, EMMA

At 4:45 pm. Mitä uusi designlaajennus merkitsee Espoolle?
Jukka Mäkelä, Espoon kaupunginjohtaja

At 5:00 pm. Rut ja Tapio
Maaria Wirkkala, kuvataiteilija, Rut Brykin ja Tapio Wirkkalan tytär

At 5:15 pm. Vad är en visningslager, och hur visas Bryks och Wirkkalas arv i Aukio?
Pernilla Wiik, museolehtori, EMMA

At 5:30 pm. Designing a new exhibition concept
Johanna Brummer ja Heini-Emilia Saari, Aukion arkkitehdit, Wanderlust

At 5:45 pm. Muotoilu osaksi EMMAn pysyvää näyttelytarjontaa
Pilvi Kalhama, museonjohtaja, EMMA

At 6:00 pm. Miten STILL / LIFE - Tapio Wirkkala Retrospective syntyi?
Harri Koskinen, muotoilija, näyttelyn kuraattori

At 6:15 pm. Aukio-hankkeen merkitys Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Säätiölle
Esa Laaksonen, Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Säätiön puheenjohtaja, arkkitehti SAFA

At 6:30 pm. Miten Brykin ja Wirkkalan perintöä avataan tulevaisuudessa museovieraille
Reetta Kalajo, intendentti, EMMA

You may also attend the Facebook event.

#emmamuseum #visiblestorage #brykwirkkala

 

Read more:

Images of the building process of Aukio and videos on concervation.

Bryk & Wirkkala Visible Storage

STILL / LIFE - Tapio Wirkkala Retrospective

 

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