Suohpanterror // Together We Rise
Pispalan valtatie 131, Tampere
Avoinna / Open 24/7
Together We Rise, 2017
Suohpanterror is a group of anonymous Saami artists from Sápmi. Since 2012 the group has been creating disruptive posters, drawing from pop art and western popular culture. Suohpanterror uses activism through art to comment on the society and current topics. Their activism is creative nonviolent resistance to further justice and equality. Suohpanterror aims to draw attention to the indigenous rights left unfulfilled for Saami people, and other injustice, such as colonialism, racism, and the exploitation of Sápmi. Suohpanterror criticizes the colonialism of nature and people, and encourages every individual to take part in decolonization by questioning colonialism. Suohpanterror works on grass roots, actively promoting the Saami rights with performance art, direct action, and events. Their works have been exhibited in several solo exhibitions and group exhibitions in Sápmi, Nordic countries and Europe. Suohpanterror also works actively on social media.
Yösäilö (eng. Night Safe) gallery is vitrine gallery founded in 2016. The gallery is located at the entrance of Tampere Kunsthalle. Each exhibition is curated by one of the members of Tampere Kunsthalle. Works that consider the historical, political and economical context and the public space surrounding the gallery are emphasized in the curating process. Yösäilö gallery is free of charge for the artist.