Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors to represent Finland at the 2017 Venice Biennale

Artists Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors have been selected for the Pavilion of Finland at the 57th Venice Biennale with their proposal The Aalto Natives. The exhibition is curated by…

Kiasma to be Frame’s main partner at the Venice Biennale

The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and Frame Visual Art Finland will partner in producing the Finnish exhibition for the Venice Biennale 2017. The partnership will further strengthen collaboration that…

Frame distributes 130,000 euros in grants for international projects in Finnish visual art

[caption id="attachment_11390" align="alignnone" width="710"] Tiina Itkonen received a project grant for two exhibitions held in Greenland in 2016. Photo: Tiina Itkonen: Sermermiut I, 2007/2012.[/caption]   Following its round of project…

Director of Athens Biennale Poka-Yio visiting Helsinki

Artist, curator and the director of Athens Biennale Poka-Yio is visiting Finland as part of Frame's expert visit programme. His visit includes a talk organised in collaboration with Perpetuum Mobile.…

Frame invites grant applications for visual arts projects in 2016

Frame Visual Art Finland distributes grants to promote Finnish contemporary art internationally. Applications for the next round of project grants will open on Tuesday, 1 March. Grants are awarded in…

Mats Stjernstedt to curate Nordic Pavilion 2017

[caption id="attachment_10742" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Mats Stjernstedt. Photo: Åsa Lundén/Moderna Museet.[/caption] Mats Stjernstedt will curate the joint exhibition of Finland, Norway and Sweden in the Nordic Pavilion at the 57th International…

New Children’s Hospital receives million euros for art

The new Children’s Hospital in Helsinki will receive over a million euros for artworks to be displayed in the hospital. Altogether there will be 14 art pieces or installations by…

Exhibitions by Finnish artists on display in Sweden

[caption id="attachment_10571" align="alignnone" width="700"] Nelli Palomäki: Dora at 14, 2015.[/caption] Several solo exhibitions by Finnish artists on display from February onwards in Gothenburg and Malmö, Sweden.   Photographer Nelli Palomäki's…

Almost 100 proposals received for the Venice Biennale’s Pavilion of Finland exhibition

Frame Visual Art Finland received 96 proposals for the exhibition to be staged in the Pavilion of Finland at the forthcoming Venice Biennale in 2017. In its Open Call Frame…

Frame travel grants now also available to curators outside Finland

Applications for Frame travel grants for international projects related to Finnish contemporary art are open as of Monday, 1 February onwards. This year travel grants are also available to international…