Pertti’s Choice Popup is the London branch of Pertin Valinta (https://www.pertinvalinta.fi/), Finland’s first social enterprise owned by people with learning disabilities. Pertti’s Choice takes over Protein Studios in Shoreditch between 7–10 August with outsider art, music performances, vegan café and a shop.
- See VR exhibition Inside Outside Finland introducing six exciting outsider artists, New York Plague by Kalevi Helvetti and portraits by Tanya Raabe-Webber
- Enjoy gigs by DJ Miika singer Eeva Lusenius and jazz artist Kalle Salonen
- Drink Kyrö Gin & Tonics from Iittala glasses
6–7 pm: Panel discussion ‘Getting all abilities to work - Entrepreneurship and disability in Finland and the UK’. Panelists: Laura Green, Entrepreneur, Laura Green’s Serendipity, Sami Helle, Founder, Pertti’s Choice, Tanya Raabe-Webber, Artist
7–7.30 Networking, private view of the exhibitions, Kyrö Gin & Tonics served in Iittala glasses.
7.30–9.30 pm: Gigs by DJ Miika, singer Eeva Lusenius and jazz artist Kalle Salonen
With artists: Kalevi Helvetti, Tanya Raabe-Webber, Enni Id, Veijo Rönkkönen, Markku Tolvanen, Riina Noro, Hanna Keynäs, Eeva Lusenius, Kalle Salonen, Rudolf Väliaho, Sam Heat, Miika Turunen, Maija Mattila, Zombie Crash, Pekka Elomaa, Kalle Pajamaa and Niila Suoranta
RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/perttis-choice-opening-party-tickets-65023479979?aff=eac2