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Weekend Wrap

IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

Helsinki has been buzzing with creative music and art events in the July heat.Jussi Hellsten

It’s business as usual for the arts scene as several inspiring exhibitions open up in Helsinki and Finnish record labels step up. Take a look at the past seven days in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Avantgarde artists in Tampere have renovated a lakeside sanctuary over the past 13 years to be able to express themselves more freely. (Photo: Facebook/Hirvitalo Pispalan Nykytaiteen Keskus)

One of the most iconic Finnish painters, Helene Schjerfbeck, has made her debut at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. (Photo: Finnish National Gallery) Read The Guardian’s review

Finnish-Danish film Psychosia is set to screen at the Venice Critics' Week. The debut feature by writer-director Marie Grahtø dives into the relationship of a psychologist and her patient. (Photo: Bofu)

Svart Records supports creative risk-taking and caters to fans of progressive rock, hardcore punk, techno and jazz. (Photo: Facebook/Svart Records) Listen to Bandcamp’s overview of the label

Aamu Song's and Johan Olin's new exhibition, Secret Universe, showcases the designer duo's works from the past decade. (Photo: Paavo Lehtonen)
Vogue Australia checked out street styles in Helsinki last week during the Helsinki Fashion Week. (Photo: Helsinki Fashion Week)

Old-school soul has been Timmion Records’ jam for the past 15 years. The Helsinki-based label’s selected works have now been listed on a new album called Bad Education, Vol. 1. (Photo: Facebook/Timmion Records) Check out Timmion Record’s sampler

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) enjoys a good reputation internationally. Indian newspaper Telanga Today checked out KAMK's offering. (Photo: Facebook/KAMK)

Ateneum museum celebrates the Japanese-Finnish diplomatic relations centenary with an exhibition that explores the soulmate-aesthetics of the two countries and is aptly named ‘Silent beauty’. (Photo: Aleksi Poutanen) Read Wallpaper’s article

Svart Records is well underway to release the complete works of the mysterious indie legend Paavoharju. (Photo: Facebook/Paavoharju) Check out Skug’s long read

By: Samuli Ojala