Ptarmigan is no longer operating in Helsinki.

Ptarmigan existed as a project space in Vallila from 2009-2011 and a mobile curatorial/creative platform until 2014. We no longer exist as an organised collective, but this website will continue to serve as an archive of the activities produced as/at Ptarmigan during these years.

Catalysti Day
03 June, 2013 00:00 Time 12:00 -17:30
part of project: Kontaining13: Traces


Association of Transcultural Artists in Finland (Catalysti)

Come and join us for performances by some of our members and find out more about the association and how you can become involved!


12 – 12:45

Abstract art is more than 100 years old, but yet it appears strange to many.

They ask: "How to understand it?"

We answer: "How do you understand music? There is inner music in visual art, and Buddha Orchestra will play it for you."

Victor X and Outi Debnam


13 - 14 

“hengenvaara “

 a common experience of moments in sound. Step by, take a breath and dive into the waves of:

 Eero Savela – trumpet

Carmelo Nesci – objects/vox

Moritz Cartheuser – guitar


14:30 -15:30 

Cinta Hermo

Singer-songwriter from Andalusia, she goes deeper than ever into the flamenco world.


16 -17:30 

Sivuvalo : Is this Finnish Literature?

Sivuvalo will present a combination of poetry, storytelling for children accompanied by live improvised music 
made by Sergio Andrés Castrillón, a Colombian composer and cellist. 

Zoila Crespo Moreyra
Carlos LLamas
David Gambarte
Luis Mireles-Flores
Roxana Crisólogo


Catalysti is creating a network offering information and advice about funding/grant opportunities, application writing, promoting transcultural activities and events and networking opportunities. Catalysti also deals with cultural policies and maintains a website with information for and about transcultural artists.