The life and work of one of the most celebrated figures of the twentieth century on screen

18th August 2020, 8:57 am


“Tom of Finland” screenings

18th Sep 2020 – 24th Sep 2020 @ All Day –         Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds postwar Helsinki rampant with homophobic persecution, and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko […]

“Reality & Fantasy: The World of Tom of Finland”

18th Sep 2020 – 5th Oct 2020 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm –                                 Presented by Finnish Institute Japan, Embassy of Finland in Japan, Tom of Finland Foundation, The Container, and Parco   Curated by Shai Ohayon The exhibition features a selection of 30 historical works, ranging from 1946 to 1989, covering the […]

Tom of Finland lectures ONLINE

18th Sep 2020 – 5th Oct 2020 @ All Day –       6:00-7:30p (Toyko time) Lecture 1 hour followed by 1/2 hour Q&A                   Lectures are in English and interpreted into Japanese.   18th September The Heavenly Creatures of Lust – The Male Body made desirable in Tom of Finland’s Drawings Dr Juha-Heikki Tihinen / Curator, […]

Published: 18th August 2020

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