Finland

Kaapelitehdas - Helsinki


Contact image 120 x 200

Name of the responsible structure : Real Estate Company Cable Ltd
Type of structure : Company Ltd
Profile of the initiators of the project : artist community working in the building since the beginning .
Continent : Europe
Country : Finland
Address/tel/fax : Tallberginkatu 1 C / 15
00180 Helsinki
tél: 358.9.47.63.83.00
fax: 358.9.47.63.83.83
e-mail: cable@kaapelitehdas.fi
web: www.kaapelitehdas.fi
Contact : Antti Manninen, director


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The Cable Factory offers permanent and short-term space for all possible fields and forms of art. Also commercial events are possible.

Former use of the building: cable factory owned by Nokia Ltd
Architect of the former building: Waino G. Palmqvist, (1939-1944)
Several architects for the renovation: Heikkinen & Komonen, Architects, Pia Ilonen etTotal
Surface of the indoor place only: 43 000 m2
Ownership: Real Estate Company Cable Ltd.
Type of occupation: rent
Location : city
Foundation year of the centre : 1991


Infrastructures / Facilities image 200 x 150

-  Restaurant and cafe
-  Offices for associations
-  Training places
-  Art schools
-  Dance studios
-  Art gallery
-  Rehearsal studios
-  Theatre hall
-  Production studios (video, audio, etc.)
-  Artist residencies spaces (multidisciplinary)
-  Radio stations
-  Museum of Photography
-  Hotel-and Restaurant Museum, Theatre Museum

Venues:
- 2700 m2 - 2400 persons - 280 m2- 240 persons - 500 m2- 400 persons - 470 m2- 400 persons - 200 m2- 180 persons - 102 m2- 60 persons


Social and artistic disciplines image 200 x 130

- Visual arts, studios, exhibitions etc.
- Music
- Dance
- Theatre
- Circus
- Radio
- Multimedia
- Drawing
- Video
- Architecture,
- Photography,
- Material arts,
- Ceramic
- etc.

-  Workshops
-  Artist association
-  Magazines
-  Children’s specific cultural activities
-  Disabled people education and arts
-  Artists’ residencies
-  Recording audio and video studios
-  Artist education/training programmes etc.
-  Many spaces to rent (check website)


Other structures/organisations resident on the site

Many artists, companies, organisations in different fields, all renting a space at kaapelitehdas


Financial support image 200 x 134

-  No Institutional support at all
-  % of own income in the budget : 100%
-  no sponsor

Networks

- Trans Europe Halles
- RES ARTIS

Modified on Monday 6 December 2004