Over the past month, the Frame team has welcomed two new members: Programme Officer Dahlia El Broul and Venice Biennale Project Coordinator Francesco Raccanelli.
Dahlia El Broul plans and manages Frame’s international visitor programme as part of Frame’s programme team. With the visitor programme, Frame supports the networking of Finnish contemporary art professionals by inviting international art professionals to visit Finland. Francesco Raccanelli is in charge of coordinating the exhibition at the Finnish Pavilion in the 2022 Venice Art Biennale. Frame commissions and produces the exhibition.
Dahlia El Broul is a curator, educator, and artist originally from New York City, where she worked with such institutions as BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, the 92nd Street Y Art Center and MoMA PS1. In 2017, she was part of the educational team for documenta 14, in Kassel Germany. After moving to Finland, she earned her MA in Curating, Managing, and Mediating Art from Aalto University. She is currently the Vice-Chair of Catalysti ry; an arts association focused on anti-racist work, inclusivity and equity in the Finnish art scene.
Francesco Raccanelli is an art professional from Italy with a background in Art History and Cultural Heritage. The beginning of his experience in the Venice Biennale dates back to 2011, and since then he has been involved in numerous exhibitions collaborating with international institutions such as Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen – Ifa and British Council. After moving to Finland in 2019, he has worked as a project coordinator at Archinfo Finland and Frame in their respective Venice Biennale exhibitions.