Tellervo Kalleinen and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen

Tellervo Kalleinen and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen
Mori Art Museum
28 november 2009 – 28 february 2010

Complaints Choir of Helsinki


Helsinki based artists, Tellervo Kalleinen (born 1975, Lohja, Finland) and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen (born 1971, Dresden, former East Germany) have been active since 2005. In their “Complaints Choir” series, the artists visit a city and invite people to complain and to sing about their complaints in a choir. The very first official “Complaints Choir of Tokyo” will be held in participation of the artists themselves. In the exhibition, “Complaints Choir” of other cities will also be presented giving one the chance to compare the many complaints of the world.

Complaints Choir official homepage

* Applications for “Complaints Choir of Tokyo” members have been closed.

“Complaints Choir –Tokyo” Performance
“Complaints Choir –Tokyo” will have its premiere at the following dates and locations:

19:00-19:30 Friday, 13 November ROPPONGI HILLS ARENA
15:00-15:30 Saturday, 14 November Zojyo-ji Temple (Shiba Daimon)
19:30-20:00 Saturday, 14 November Staircase, Omotesando Hills

*An edited video of the performances will be shown during the exhibition.
Organizer: Mori Art Museum
Admission: Adult: \1,500
University/Highschool student: \1,000
Child (4 years to Junior Highschool student): \500

*Ticket also valid for “Medicine and Art” and Tokyo City View Observation Deck (excludes Sky Deck).
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The artists will discuss about the making of “Complaints Choir of Tokyo” and their other works.
Speakers: Tellervo Kalleinen, Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen *Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation available
Date: 18:00-19:30 Saturday, 28 November 2009
Venue: Mori Art Museum
Capacity: 100 (bookings required)
Admission: Free (exhibition ticket required)

CURATOR TALK *Japanese only
The exhibition curator of MAM Project 010 will talk about the artists’ works, and discuss about today’s “community.”
Speaker: Kataoka Mami (Chief Curator, Mori Art Museum)
Date: 19:00-20:00 Friday, 22 January 2010
Venue: Mori Art Museum
Capacity: 100 (bookings required)
Admission: Free (exhibition ticket required)

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