Open call for the Pavilion of Finland at the Venice Biennale 2019

Frame Contemporary Art Finland invites proposals for the Pavilion of Finland at the 58th Venice Biennale in 2019. Frame Contemporary Art Finland is seeking project proposals for the Alvar Aalto…

New Project by Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen at New York’s New Museum

Artists Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen will collaborate on a new video sculpture and installation to be exhibited at the New Museum in spring 2018 as part of Mellors’ solo…

MoMA adds Liisa Roberts’s Petersburg Underground to its permanent collection 

Petersburg Underground, a suite of photographic group portraits by Liisa Roberts, has been acquired for The Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection in New York. The work was commissioned by…

Film Reader and other stories – Mika Taanila in the Nordic Pavilion

Artist and filmmaker Mika Taanila is participating in the Nordic Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, along with five other Nordic artists. We had a chat with him ahead of…

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…

Visit Finland and Frame Present: Win a Trip to the Land of “Finlanders”

What would you like to see in the Land of Finlanders? Answer the question and win a culture-filled voyage to the incomparable Finnish archipelago. The competition is part of the…

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…