AVA Gallery is located in the city center of Helsinki, and is led by Helen Cardoso and Edson Cardoso. Your task is to create international connections to the artists, for artists to be able to focus on their own experiences to create art. AVA Gallery cooperates with the Association of Arte vida Arte. The gallery supports an art school based in Rio de Janeiro.
The art school is called CASA (Centre for Social and Artistic) and is located in the favela Cidade de Deus.