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.…

Finnish artist Mikko Kuorinki tells new stories with banal objects

[caption id="attachment_2193" align="aligncenter" width="614"] Mikko Kuorinki: Peanut.[/caption] How does an old espresso cup change it’s nature when it’s suddenly brought from kitchen to an art gallery? How do ear plugs…

Finnish media artist Erkka Nissinen receives AVEK Award

[caption id="attachment_2182" align="aligncenter" width="614"] Erkka Nissinen: Rigid Regime, 2012.[/caption] The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture has given the AVEK Award to Finnish media artist Erkka Nissinen (b. 1975). The award…

Tiina Kivinen rebels against hurry with her art graphic

[caption id="attachment_2161" align="aligncenter" width="645"] Tiina Kivinen: Close your eyes and a second goes by, 2013. Photo: Mika Ailasmäki.[/caption] The next exhibition of graphic artist Tiina Kivinen opens in Oslo, Norway.…

Taidetta Teksti-TV:ssä: International Teletext Art Festival 2013

[caption id="attachment_2111" align="aligncenter" width="514"] Seppo Renvall: Finnish Achitecture In Small Scale.[/caption] International Teletext Art Festival (ITAF) on suomalaisen FixC-taiteilijaosuuskunnan, ARD Textin, ORF teletextin ja Swiss Textin yhteistyönä toteuttama taidehanke. Hankkeessa…

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…