Helsinki School at Paris Photo

[caption id="attachment_3046" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Niina Vatanen: Collector, 2010. © Niina Vatanen / Gallery Taik Persons[/caption] A group of photography artists, Helsinki School is participating the annual Paris Photo art fair…

Series of conversations at Sinne, Helsinki

Gallery Sinne is organising a series of conversations about the exhibition Social Videoscapes from the North. The exhibition, curated by Lorella Scacco, was recently presented in Tammisaari, Finland and Milan,…

Frame awards € 200 000 in grants for the internationalisation of visual art

In the year’s second round of grant applications in August, Frame Visual Art Finland granted € 200 000 for international exhibitions, publications and travel for experts and to seminars. There…

Candidates for the biggest art award in Finland announced

[caption id="attachment_2830" align="aligncenter" width="519"] Leena Nio: Girl II, 2013. Photo: Jussi Tiainen.[/caption] The candidates for the Ars Fennica art award 2014 have been announced. The nominated artists for the biggest…

New gallery opened in Helsinki

[caption id="attachment_2776" align="aligncenter" width="663"] Riikka Ahlfors: Asemalta1, 2013. From the exhibition All of a Sudden.[/caption] The new exhibition space of the Academy of Fine Arts, Kuva/Tila, displays contemporary art by…

Noora Geagea, Heta Kuchka and Miia Rinne at Moving Image London

Finnish media art is presented at Moving Image art fair in London. Finnish artists displayed are Noora Geagea (b. 1981) Heta Kuchka (b. 1974) and Miia Rinne (b. 1973). Geagea’s…

Turku Art Museum presents a major exhibition of IC-98

This autumn Turku Art Museum presents an exhibition by Turku-based artist group IC-98. Established in 1998, the group’s original name was Iconoclast, an allusion to the destruction of images and…

Kaisu Koivisto investigates technology and nature

[caption id="attachment_2590" align="aligncenter" width="516"] Kaisu Koivisto: From series Bombé, 2012.[/caption] Kaisu Koivisto’s installations and photographs examining nature, culture and technology are displayed at the Hendrik Christian Andersen Museum in Rome.…

Art magazine FAT is born

The first issue of the magazine FAT Finnish Art Today was launched on Wednesday September 18. The four-person collective behind the magazine includes curator Laura Köönikkä and Kasino Creative Studio’s Jonathan…

Sasha Huber’s solo exhibition unravels the legacy of colonialism

[caption id="attachment_2319" align="aligncenter" width="743"] Sasha Huber: Louis Agassiz (1807–2013): Eine Heimsuchung, 2013.[/caption] Sasha Huber’s exhibition Louis Agassiz (1807–2013): Eine Heimsuchung continues the artist’s quest in rewriting the history of colonialism.…