Simmering together – a new mentoring programme for live art professionals began in Finland

This year marks the launch of Hautumo, a new mentoring programme for live art professionals working in Finland. The programme is organised by LADAF, Live Art Development Agency Finland (1),…

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…

Northern exposure through new Arctic residency centre

Plans are under way to set up a new Arctic residency centre in Northern Finland as part of Res Artis, a global network of artist residencies. If all goes well…

Dialogue with bones – Pia Lindman at the São Paulo Biennial

Nose Eyes Ears (2016) is a performative, multisensory piece presented by Finnish artist Pia Lindman at the 32nd São Paulo Biennial from September 7 to December 11 in Brazil. For…

HKI Art Guide: Spotting the best of Helsinki’s art scene

Launched in May, HKI Art Guide is one of the rare English online guides to the contemporary art scene in Helsinki. Founders Alexandra Marila and Diego Barros tell us why…

On beets and ping pong: Interview with Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors

[caption id="attachment_11607" align="alignnone" width="725"] Nathaniel Mellors (left) and Erkka Nissinen presented their exhibition proposal for the jury remotely from Los Angeles and New York. The hand belongs to curator Xander…