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…

Apply for The Finnish Cultural Institute’s residency in New York

The open call for The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York’s 2018 residencies is now open. Institute invites architects, designers and artists at all stages of their careers to apply…

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art soaks up the future with ARS17

The theme of the ARS17 exhibition is the global digital revolution, whose impacts extend all the way from culture and the economy to human identity and behaviour. The exhibition in…

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…

Frame invites grant applications for contemporary art projects in 2017

Frame Contemporary Art Finland’s project grant applications for international contemporary art projects in 2017 opened on Wednesday 1 March. Frame invites applications from organizations for exhibition projects involving Finnish artists.…

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…

Morning Coffee Club: Essi Kausalainen

In February the Morning Coffee Club will be looking at artist Essi Kausalainen’s artwork Newcomers which was shown at SIC gallery, Helsinki in Autumn 2016. Morning Coffee Club takes place…

Erkka Nissinen, Nathaniel Mellors and Pasi ”Sleeping” Myllymäki at Tampere Film Festival

Short films by the artists representing Finland at the Venice Biennale 2017 will be screened at Tampere Film Festival in March in collaboration with AV-arkki and Frame Contemporary Art Finland.…

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…