SKY After Work is a new, monthly event where you can sit down with colleagues, have a drink and discuss in a casual setting. The first SKY After Work will take place in Ipi Kulmakuppila on Thursday 28th of January at 5PM. Nora Sternfeld from Aalto University will join us and tell about her background and practice. See you at Ipi!
Frame Visual 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 2016. Curators Xavier Acarín, Adelaide Bannerman, Richard Birkett and Kalliopi Tsipni-Kolaza will work in a one-month long curatorial residency in Helsinki either in June or November 2016. The application round was arranged in October 2015 and attracted 102 applications.
Helsinki International Curatorial Programme provides curators with an opportunity to carry out research and work on international curatorial projects while building contacts with art practitioners and cultural organisations in Finland. Curatorial residency is co-organised by Frame Visual Art Finland and HIAP Helsinki International Artist Programme. HIAP and Frame will both offer practical assistance, networking support and a critical context for the residents’ curatorial research and projects.
More info here
The City of Helsinki Executive Office, Helsinki Art Museum HAM and YIT are organising a competition to find a public work of art to be located on Fredikanterassi.
The purpose of the competition is to find several permanent and site-specific public artworks for the pedestrian area of a bridge that will connect East and West Pasila. The area will be called Fredikanterassi and will be located in front of the Tripla complex which is expected to be completed in 2021.
There will be considerable investment in the quality and amenity of the public outdoor space in Central Pasila. The Fredikanterassi artwork competition is a joint project of the City of Helsinki and YIT which has the aim of increasing the attractiveness of the area.
The percentage financing principle, which is also in use at Central Pasila, will provide the funds for the artworks: in connection with the plot conveyance, funds have been collected from the area’s developers to enable public art projects.
More info on HAM homepage