Kaapelitehdas - Helsinki


Contact

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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
tιl: 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



Description

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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

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–  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

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– 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

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–  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