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Outsider Art Festival will take over Helsinki from 19 to 22 August and invites everyone to celebrate cultural equality! OAF gives voice to the outsider artists by presenting a vibrant collection of music, visual arts, performing arts, films, and life stories. OAF is a partner festival of Helsinki Festival.

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Presidents and opened doors

Satu Nekala is a self-taught visual artist and musician from Tampere. The sculptures of presidents Satu made are showcased in the OAF group exhibition, which

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Outside of standards and norms

OAF music programs curators Miika Turunen, Sani Valoranta, and mentor Maria Mattila aka Mara Balls are corresponding to this year’s artist selections. Also, John Cafiero


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