Free Thoughts

Participatory demonstration in Hämeenkatu, Tampere (FI) 30.8.2013

Free Thoughts

Participatory demonstration in Tampere (FI), 20.8.2013

What kind of issues has been marched for in Hämeenkatu in Tampere during the different decades?

Free Thoughts is a participatory demonstration organized by a visual artist Kalle Hamm. The replicas of demonstrations signs from different decays will be carried in the demonstration. Issues vary from censorship to women rights and from capitalism to migration.

The demonstration celebrates the right to freedom of expression in a public space, tolerance for different opinions and ability for conviviality in plural society. The demonstration makes visible the historical layers of Hämeenkatu and messages from the past will get simultaneously new interpretations in the modern society, when they have been taken out of their context.