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Pixelache 2017 (Helsinki, Finland)

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017


Pixelache Festival in Suvilahti cultural complex, Helsinki, 22nd-24th September 2017

After the 2015 festival that travelled through Living Spaces, and the 2016 festival delving deep into Interfaces for Empathy, Pixelache festival 2017 gathers stories of Local & Decentralised governance. Tapping in to the shift from centralised -capital based economies to de-centralised -peer based resource distribution, we offer the festival as a meeting point for local initiatives working on similar experiences.

The festival is titled Local & Decentralised and it happens from 22.9 to 24.9 in Suvilahti, Helsinki. Local and decentralised governance seems to happen when collective design and a tangible group effort come together. In order to decentralise temporally the festival and to materialize the festival theme itself, reflecting perhaps on the current edification of Helsinki, from the 15.9 to 21.9 Suvilahti hosts a model construction site by teams participating in the Recycling Olympic Games, who build the main venue of the festival. These new spatial configurations along with existing DIY area such as the skate-park coagulate together with the festival participants to create fluid places where knowledge can emerge and where it can be applied.

Pre-festival and festival activities will happen also at Oranssi premises from 18.9 to 24.9. The role of Oranssi organisation, of Suvilahti permanent tenants and of Pixelache members’ contributions as part of the main program, is an important element for the identity of Local & Decentralised.


September 22, 2017
September 24, 2017
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