Since the 1980s Pasila has been one of the most important places for the graffiti and street art scene in Helsinki. Now, Tripla Urban Art Wall, which is inside Original Sokos Hotel Tripla, is also showing the imprint of Finnish street artists.
In addition to all the street art around Itä-Pasila district, we now bring art also indoors in Pasila Urban Art Center, which hosts a different kind of exhibitions, workshops and events.
Discover the gems of Helsinki street art in Pasila neighbourhood.
Many people think that Pasila is just a grey district. But that has now changed because of the street art that is spreading all over the area.
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Pieces by Sara Multanen bring colour into the lives of residents and kindergarten kids
Kalasatama district is still under construction, so we had the chance to paint the first murals of the area.
After finishing the mural in Kannelmäki and continuing her journey towards southern Europe, the argentinian Milu Correch painted another piece in Helsinki. An apartment building in Kallio had requested their wall in the inner courtyard to be painted, and the shape of the wall inspired the artist to create a very special composition.
The assisted living building in the neighbourhood of Kannelmäki received a mural in June 2017 by the Argentinian street artist Milu Correch. The piece was partly inspired by the residents of the house, and it shows four of the residents in the middle of a card game.
The old railway station of Pasila in Helsinki has been the center of a lot of changes over the past year. In May 2017, just before the station will be demolished, it was that one more time when a Spanish street artist Sabek painted a large mural on the southside roof of the station.
In August 2017, the grey district of Merihaka received a 80 meter long street art piece on the walls of its shared courtyard, made by Essi Ruuskanen and Jukka Hakanen.
Vaasanpuistikko, Vaasanaukio, Piritori. The locals have given the square in front of the Sörnäinen metro station many names, and in June 2017 in received one more, when a street art piece covering the whole square was made.