Frame Contemporary Art Finland

Frame is an advocate for Finnish contemporary art. We support international initiatives, facilitate professional partnerships, and encourage critical development of the field.

Vidha Saumya's artwork Readling List on the wall in a foyer with two chairs and a table.
Woman with dark hair and white shirt in from of a blue background.

Visitor Programme

Frame supports the networking of Finnish and Finland-based contemporary art professionals by inviting international art professionals to visit Finland. Our guests include curators, researchers and cultural producers.

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Artist Pilvi Takala, with white skin and short ash-blonde hair is pictured standing next to Curator Christina Li, with dark wavy hair and tawny skin. They are both looking into the camera, standing in front of a distressed brick wall on a bright sunny day.

Venice Biennale 2022

Close Watch, by Pilvi Takala, premiered at the Pavilion of Finland at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Commissioned and produced by Frame, the exhibition was curated by Christina Li.

Venice Biennale 2022

Grants

Frame awards two types of grants: a travel grant that can be applied for at any time, and a project grant that has two application periods per year.

Grants

Rehearsing Hospitalities 2023

⁠Rehearsing Hospitalities is Frame’s five-year public programme, which consists of different forms of offline and online events such as talks, performances, gatherings, readings, and podcasts.

Rehearsing Hospitalities 2023

Current

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10/01/2023

News

Rehearsing Hospitalities 2023 programme released

15/12/2022

News

Office opening hours over the holiday season

14/12/2022

News

Opinion: Practices of good governance must be followed in the art field

Linocut print titled 'Leaflets' by Minna Henriksson depicting a stream of flying paper leaflets, with a factory and a crowd of presumably factory workers in the background. In the foreground, 2 police-like figures trying to respond to the flying leaflets.

08/12/2022

News, Rehearsing Hospitalities

Editorial Tables: Reciprocal Hospitalities opens at The Showroom, London in January

Blogs

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19/05/2022

Blogs

Blog: The problem remains the same without redistribution beyond hospitality

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10/02/2022

Blogs, News

Blog: An ode to peer reviewers

Videos

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13/10/2022

Rehearsing Hospitalities, Videos

Recipes for Commoning

13/10/2022

Rehearsing Hospitalities, Videos

Institutions Depowered: Schools, Hospitals and Prisons

13/10/2022

Rehearsing Hospitalities, Videos

Pixelache x Ormston House

A girl-shaped sculpture, covered in green, moss-like material, standing amongst ancient pots and pillars.

Call for grant applications for 2023 is open!

Artists and contemporary art experts can apply for travel grants for 2023 from November 1st 2022 onwards.

How to apply