The Aalto Natives: an interview with Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors

Tom Jeffreys   Artists Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors will represent Finland at the 57th Venice Biennale, opening in May. As the pair visited Helsinki on a research trip, we…

In conversation with Xander Karskens

Xander Karskens is the curator of the Finnish Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale. He is working with artists Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors on The Aalto Natives, their joint…

Morning Coffee Club: Essi Kausalainen

In February the Morning Coffee Club will be looking at artist Essi Kausalainen’s artwork Newcomers which was shown at SIC gallery, Helsinki in Autumn 2016. Morning Coffee Club takes place…

Erkka Nissinen, Nathaniel Mellors and Pasi ”Sleeping” Myllymäki at Tampere Film Festival

Short films by the artists representing Finland at the Venice Biennale 2017 will be screened at Tampere Film Festival in March in collaboration with AV-arkki and Frame Contemporary Art Finland.…

Uniarts Helsinki to host a Research Pavilion in Venice

Uniarts Helsinki is set to open a Research Pavilion in May in the context of the 57th Venice Biennale: Three contemporary art exhibitions and over forty multidisciplinary events offer varied…

Open call for CPR 2017: The Baltic Sea

The Curatorial Program for Research (CPR) is pleased to announce its open call for curators for CPR 2017: The Baltic Sea, visiting cities across Denmark, Estonia, Norway and Sweden. CPR’s…

Finland sees a boom in museum visitors

Finland’s 154 professionally operated museums attracted a combined total of over 6.6 million visits in 2016. This marks an increase of over a million since 2015. The five most visited…

Finnish media art at the International Film Festival Rotterdam

The programme of the prestigious International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) features four Finnish experimental short films by Mika Taanila, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Antti Jussila & Jari Kallio, Jan Ijäs, and Sasha…

Curators selected for the Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP)

Frame Contemporary Art Finland and HIAP (Helsinki International Artist Programme) have announced their selection of four curators to participate in the Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP) in 2017. Curators Gina…

Envisioning the future of artist residencies

This winter Frame collaborated with the Academy of Fine Arts, Uniarts Helsinki and the HIAP Helsinki International Artist Programme to organize Residencies Reflected, a three-day symposium that set out to investigate and…