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…

2017: Finland’s big year

Finland’s centenary celebrations in 2017 highlight our nation’s special strengths – equality and democracy – with a rich and diverse international programme offering something for all friends of Finland. On…

IC-98 and Kustaa Saksi look into the future with tapestry

As part of Collecting Europe Victoria & Albert Museum and the Goethe-Institut in London have commissioned 12 international artists to imagine what Europe might look like 2 000 years from…

Internship programme for the Venice Biennale 2017

Frame is launching an internship programme for the Finnish national exhibition at the Venice Biennale 2017. The internship is offered to the students of the CuMMA and ViCCA Master’s Programmes…

The Nordic Pavilion presents Mirrored at the 57th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia

The exhibition Mirrored will be presented in the 2017 edition of the Nordic Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia. Mirrored is a group exhibition featuring…

The new publication Altern Ecologies explores contemporary art’s methods to address ecological emergencies

The first publication of Framed Conversations series, Altern Ecologies. Emergent Perspectives on the Ecological Threshold at the 55th Venice Biennale, edited by Taru Elfving and Terike Haapoja, is published on…

Meet the Curator: ​​Blanca Victoria López Rodriguez

  Cuban curator and researcher Blanca Victoria López Rodriguez will talk about her curatorial work in Havana Biennial and Wilfredo Lam Contemporary Art Centre on Monday, 9 May at 3–4.30…

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…