Finnish artists exhibit at new Asian contemporary art venues

[caption id="attachment_2025" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Kaarina Kaikkonen: Are We Still Going On? (2012). Collezione Maramotti. © Artist, Collezione Maramotti.[/caption]   Two Finnish artists, Kaarina Kaikkonen and Mika Taanila, are exhibiting their…

Finnish-Belgian collaboration Kopioitu (Copied) challenges the concept of the original

[caption id="attachment_1810" align="aligncenter" width="717"] Maija Luutonen's installation at SIC gallery, 2012.[/caption]   Initiated by the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux, Kopioitu (Copied) is a project bringing together twelve artists to…

Frame Visual Art Finland grants: apply now

The Frame Visual Art Finland grant applications for projects promoting international export and cooperation in visual art open on Monday 12 August. Grants are awarded for international projects in different…

Group exhibition in search for Nordicness

[caption id="attachment_1888" align="aligncenter" width="253"] Photo: Harri Larjosto[/caption] A group of nine Finnish artists exhibit in France until the end of August. The exhibition XVIIémes rencontres d’art contemporain is on display…

Laura Horelli’s latest work at Berlinische Galerie

[caption id="attachment_1839" align="aligncenter" width="717"] Laura Horelli: A Letter to Mother (2013). © Laura Horelli, Courtesy Galerie Barbara Weiss[/caption] Laura Horelli's latest video work A Letter to Mother (2013) is exhibited alongside…

Hans Rosenström’s sound installation Mikado in Paris

[caption id="attachment_1718" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Hans Rosenström: Mikado, 2009. Sound installation for a single viewer. Photo: Hans Rosenström. Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival, 2012.[/caption] Palais de Tokyo in Paris presents Hans Rosenström’s…

Media review: Finnish exhibition in Venice part of an ecological mini-trend

Finnish national participation in the 55th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia has gained attention in both international and Nordic media. The Biennial opened to the public on…

Pilvi Takala’s Emdash Award piece at Frieze London

[caption id="attachment_1449" align="aligncenter" width="645"] Pilvi Takala: Wallflower (2006). Still from a video.10:25 min video (16:9).[/caption]   Pilvi Takala (b. 1980), Finnish artist living and working in Istanbul and Amsterdam, has…

CAM presents the first solo American exhibition of Mika Taanila

[caption id="attachment_1429" align="aligncenter" width="655"] Mika Taanila: Tomorrow's New Dawn, installation view, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.[/caption]   The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) presents the first solo U.S. museum…


Frame awards €170,000 in grants for the internationalisation of visual art



In the year's first round of grant applications, Frame Visual Art Finland granted close to €170,000 for international exhibitions, publications and travel for experts and to seminars. There were a…