Mika Taanila’s art is born out of everyday observations

A large retrospective of over twenty films in London Mika Taanila can easily be called a man of many talents. It has been natural for him to juggle the roles…

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…

Call for Applications: Helsinki International Curatorial Programme 2018

Since 2013, Helsinki International Curatorial Programme has offered annually up to four one-month residencies in Helsinki for curators of contemporary art. The programme is co-organised by Frame Contemporary Art Finland…

Frame’s discussion series investigates codependency

Frame Espresso: Codependence is a discussion series developed out of the open call for the Finnish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2017, drawing from the rich selection of proposed projects…

Elina Brotherus: This is My Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Last February, photographer Elina Brotherus won a major photography prize in France. Her exhibition Règle du jeu will open in September at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. We met Brotherus…

Chart highlights Nordic art in Copenhagen

Representing 33  contemporary art galleries from the Nordic region, the Chart Art Fair returns for its 5th edition from 1–3 September in Copenhagen, Denmark. Don't miss our picks from the…

Jan Kaila selected as the Dean of the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki

Doctor of Fine Arts Jan Kaila was selected as the Dean of the Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki (Uniarts Helsinki) for the term of…

Getting over metadata: connection, presence and dialogue in Alone Together by LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner at Ars17 – Hello World!

Frame invites writers and curators to explore and examine topical themes in Finnish contemporary art they find necessary to write about. In the first article of the series, independent curator…

Taiteilijaresidenssihaku Japanissa: Akiyoshidai International Art Village

Akiyoshidai International Art Village ja Suomen Japanin Instituutti  julistavat haettavaksi suomalaiselle taiteilijalle tarkoitetun residenssijakson ajalle 14. tammikuuta – 9. maaliskuuta 2018. Residenssijakso on osa AIAV:n ja SJI:n kahdenvälistä residenssisopimusta. Akiyoshidai…

Open Call for Tokyo Wonder Site residency programs

Tokyo Wonder Site Residency (TWS Residency) offers artist-in-residence programs for international creators working in creative fields such as art, design, music and architecture to stay, engage in creation and conduct…