Mika Taanila’s art is born out of everyday observations

A large retrospective of over twenty films in London Mika Taanila can easily be called a man of many talents. It has been natural for him to juggle the roles…

Call for Applications: Helsinki International Curatorial Programme 2018

Since 2013, Helsinki International Curatorial Programme has offered annually up to four one-month residencies in Helsinki for curators of contemporary art. The programme is co-organised by Frame Contemporary Art Finland…

Frame and City of Jyväskylä to Guide Visitors to Alvar Aalto’s Architecture at Venice Biennale

Visitors of the Finnish Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale will be treated to daily guided tours of the exhibition featuring the history of the pavilion itself, which Finnish master…

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art soaks up the future with ARS17

The theme of the ARS17 exhibition is the global digital revolution, whose impacts extend all the way from culture and the economy to human identity and behaviour. The exhibition in…

Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors explore nationalism and creation myths in their absurdist video installation to feature in the Finnish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Artists Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen will present their first collaboration, The Aalto Natives, in the Finnish Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Opening on…

The Aalto Natives: an interview with Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors

Tom Jeffreys   Artists Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors will represent Finland at the 57th Venice Biennale, opening in May. As the pair visited Helsinki on a research trip, we…

In conversation with Xander Karskens

Xander Karskens is the curator of the Finnish Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale. He is working with artists Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors on The Aalto Natives, their joint…

Uniarts Helsinki to host a Research Pavilion in Venice

Uniarts Helsinki is set to open a Research Pavilion in May in the context of the 57th Venice Biennale: Three contemporary art exhibitions and over forty multidisciplinary events offer varied…

Open call for CPR 2017: The Baltic Sea

The Curatorial Program for Research (CPR) is pleased to announce its open call for curators for CPR 2017: The Baltic Sea, visiting cities across Denmark, Estonia, Norway and Sweden. CPR’s…

Finland sees a boom in museum visitors

Finland’s 154 professionally operated museums attracted a combined total of over 6.6 million visits in 2016. This marks an increase of over a million since 2015. The five most visited…