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…

Frame’s discussion series investigates codependency

Frame Espresso: Codependence is a discussion series developed out of the open call for the Finnish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2017, drawing from the rich selection of proposed projects…

Elina Brotherus: This is My Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Last February, photographer Elina Brotherus won a major photography prize in France. Her exhibition Règle du jeu will open in September at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. We met Brotherus…

Jan Kaila selected as the Dean of the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki

Doctor of Fine Arts Jan Kaila was selected as the Dean of the Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki (Uniarts Helsinki) for the term of…

Workshop on online communication for art professionals

In May Frame and AV-arkki are hosting two art media experts; Steph Kretowicz from AQNB and Caroline Heron from Video in Common in London. They will hold a workshop on…

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…

Curators selected for the Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP)

Frame Contemporary 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 2017. Curators Gina…

Daughters, dogs, dear things – Autumn’s new art publications supported by Frame

A stack of art books supported by Frame’s grant programme are hot off the presses this autumn. We share our pick of five titles by Finnish female artists that deserve…

Alma Heikkilä heads for Gwangju Biennale

Artist Alma Heikkilä will participate in the 11th Gwangju Biennale opening in Gwangju, South Korea on September 2. Addressing eco-critical themes in her artistic practice, Heikkilä shares her thoughts on…

Meet Esa Nickle, the Producing Director of Performa Biennial

The Producing Director of Performa Biennial, Esa Nickle, visits Helsinki in June under Frame’s expert visitor programme. Founded in 2004 in New York, Performa is the leading organisation dedicated to exploring…