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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 Pavilion of Finland. The pavilion is situated in the Giardini in Venice. We are looking forward to a wide range of exhibition proposals which take into consideration the scale of the Pavilion space.

Proposals may be submitted by a curator working together with an artist or vice versa. The curator and the artist can be an individual or a collective. The project must include one or more artists who are Finnish citizens or based in Finland.

The deadline for applications is 10 January 2018. The international jury will invite 3–4 applicants to develop their proposals further.

In April 2018, one project will be selected to be realised for the Pavilion of Finland at the Venice Biennale 2019.


The jury members

Maija Tanninen-Mattila, Director, HAM Helsinki Art Museum
Natasha Ginwala, Curator
Terike Haapoja, Artist, Nordic Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale
Chaired by Raija Koli, Director, Frame Contemporary Art Finland


Read more and see the application guidelines here.


Image: Alvar Aalto Pavilion of Finland, photo Ugo Carmeni.