Poimu space is a feminist, antiracist studio space on the borderline of Pasila and Vallila in Helsinki. It currently hosts and provides working space for 42 feminist art workers, including individual studios; a performance space; a kitchen and social space; nynnyt library & archive of feminist curating, and Femicomix Finland’s library of feminist comics.
The space was initiated by feminist curatorial duo nynnyt and Femicomix Finland in the beginning of 2018, as they wanted a working space that follows feminist and antiracist politics and safer space guidelines. Turned out that many people working in the arts in Helsinki wanted the same thing, and so Poimu was born.
Members of Poimu host public, private and semi-public events in the common area of the studios. We will use this space to advertise possible workshops, parties and other events that are open to join.
Currently all our studios are full, but you can join in the waiting list for spaces by completing this form (opens Google Forms in a new window).