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…

Osallistujat Framen, HIAPin ja AV-arkin Aasian opintomatkalle valittu

Osallistujat Framen, HIAPin (Helsinki International Artist Programme) ja AV-arkin maaliskuussa järjestämälle Aasian opintomatkalle on valittu. Matkalle lähtevät kuraattori Pirkko Siitari ja galleria Alkovin toiminnanjohtaja Miina Hujala. Noin viikon mittaisella matkalla vieraillaan Tokiossa ja Soulissa. Opintomatka jatkaa Framen monivuotista…

Collaboration and networks make us stronger

What internationality actually means today and can it even be separated from any activity in the global art field? This was one of the questions at the Art (net)works seminar…

Curators for Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP) have been selected

Frame Visual Art Finland and HIAP (Helsinki International Artist Programme) have announced their selection of four curators to participate in the Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP) in 2016. Curators Xavier…

New report: Finnish international contemporary art based on peer networks

Networks and interactive collaboration are the foundation of Finnish contemporary art in the international context, a new report reveals. Personal peer networks abroad are vital for artists, curators and organisations.…