The 9th Möhkönvirta exhibition will bring contemporary art from Finland and neighboring countries to Möhkö Ironworks Museum and Parppeinvaara Bardic Village. In the museum buildings you can find high-quality modern art. The works of the exhibition include paintings, sculptures, installations, media art, graphics, drawings and watercolors. In Möhkönvirta, works of art and the cultural history of Ilomantsi are having an interesting dialog, surrounded by the summer north karelian nature and landscape.

The artists invited to the 2018 exhibition are: Hanna Järvenpää, Liperi, Sanna Korteniemi, Rovaniemi, Igor Kotukov, Petrozavodsk, Russia, Heikki Leis, Tartu, Estonia, Tuomas Ollikainen, Joensuu, Torunn Ovanger, Tromsø, Norway, Jouni Viljakainen, Imatra and Saeid Ahmadgog , Tampere and Heidi Vasara, Joensuu.

The exhibition is curated by artists Heidi Vasara and Kari Virtanen.

The Möhkönvirta exhibition is open 2.6.-1.9.2018 during the opening hours of the museums.

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See the forest and the trees – Photos by Topi Ylä-Mononen

Nature photographer Topi Ylä-Mononen's photographs, which tell about the relationship between people and forest in Ilomantsi.

The exhibition is open from 1 June to 31 August 2018 during the museum's opening hours

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