“TOM’s Coming Home!” – 15th of November – Liverpool

14th November 2011, 6:35 pm

A film by Mies Mikkonen, Finland, 2011

Produced in partnership with Turku 2011 Foundation, Tom of Finland Foundation and Homotopia and shown as part of new short film night.

The Box at FACT
88 Wood Street
Liverpool, United Kingdom

£5/£4

6:00 pm

Tom of Finland died in Helsinki in 1991 but was actually born in the reigon of Turku, Finland. Mies Mikkonen’s film documents the triumphant return of the permanent collection to Turku including some of Tom’s most iconic and rarely seen artwork.

 

Turku opening, 29th of September, 2011

Tom’s Coming Home premiered at the Vinokino Film Festival.

In 2011, Homotopia curated a year-long exhibition of one of Finland’s most celebrated & iconic artists, Touko Laaksonen aka Tom of Finland, in Turku, Finland as part of the Turku 2011 European Capital of Culture programme. The exhibition has attracted record audiences and is open until the 18th of December, 2011.

Published: 14th November 2011

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