Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Galleria Huuto is an artist run organisation in Helsinki, Finland, active since 2002, with more than 100 members. In August 2018 Huuto moved to the city center and now runs four gallery spaces in Eerikinkatu. Annually as many as 50 to 70 contemporary exhibitions are organised in Huuto's premises. Huuto functions as a platform for solo and group exhibitions covering the broad range of styles and media of contemporary art, as well as a space for international collaboration, non-commercial art, screenings, performance events and other artistic statements. Huuto is managed by a board and an executive director. Selection committee for exhibitions suggested for the gallery spaces is chosen from Huuto member artists and changes every half a year.
Galleria Huuto is located in Helsinki, Finland. Currently it maintains two spaces in the centre of Helsinki: a gallery on Uudenmaankatu and a brand new space located in the J.tk.saari harbour area. In total, this comprises of two galleries, a video booth, project space, artist studios and an open lounge for public and artists alike. However Galleria Huuto is not merely confined to these premises. It can also inhabit other locations in the form of various events, projects and visits. Annually, Huuto organises as many as 35-50 contemporary art exhibitions.
Galleria Huuto is a platform for, and run by, independent artists. The galleries and exhibitions are open for all to apply. Freedom and independence of artistic work are the core values of the group and each exhibiting artist arranges the exhibition according to his / her own concept.