Venice Biennale is one of the most important international forums for presenting contemporary art and a meeting place for art professionals from all over the world. Commissioning and producing the exhibition for the Pavilion of Finland is Frame’s most extensive international project.

Venice Biennale 2022

In 2022 at the 59th Venice Biennale Finland will be represented by Pilvi Takala. The exhibition at the Pavilion of Finland is curated by Christina Li.

Venice Biennale 2019

In 2019 the Pavilion of Finland at the 58th Venice Biennale hosted the Miracle Workers Collective.

Venice Biennale 2017

The 57th Venice Biennale was held 13 May – 26 November 2017 and Finland presented The Aalto Natives by Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors.

Venice Biennale 2015

Artist duo IC-98 represented Finland in the Venice Biennale 2015 with the installation Hours, Years, Aeons.

Venice Biennale 2013

Artists Antti Laitinen (Aalto Pavilion) and Terike Haapoja (Nordic Pavilion) represented Finland with the exhibition Falling Trees.


Venice Biennale, founded in 1895, is the oldest and largest contemporary art biennale in the world. Finnish artists have participated in the biennale for over a hundred years.


Besides the national pavilion, designed by architect Alvar Aalto, Finland participates in the Nordic Pavilion alongside Norway and Sweden.