uncategorized - 11 September 2017

The ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival returns to Kuopio, Finland this September and the highlight of this year’s event will be the announcement of the 2017 winner of International Prize for Live Art

The Prize – now in its 4th year – is the world’s only International Prize for Live Art, and at €30,000 it is also one of the richest in the arts. Four outstanding contemporary artists or collectives from across the globe are competing for the [...]

uncategorized - 29 June 2017

SARAH MORRIS’S 30-METRE-WIDE WALL PAINTING AT EMMA IS THIS SUMMER’S MUST-SEE PIECE

Aarno Ruusuvuori’s WeeGee building and its unique architecture provided the inspiration for Sarah Morris’s latest piece, produced with the assistance of students from the Academy of Fine Arts at University of the Arts Helsinki. Born in Great [...]

foundation - 31 May 2017

The first visitor of the Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Distinguished Chair grant programme at the University of Eastern Finland is Päivi Pajukanta from the University of California

The Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Distinguished Chair grant programme funding the visits of leading professors in Cardiovascular Diseases and/or Metabolic Diseases will start at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) in September 2017. [...]

art - 24 May 2017

Artist in residence – Interview with Tuomas A. Laitinen

The first glimpses of visual artist Tuomas A. Laitinen’s (b. 1976) most recent works emerged during his artist residency at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York, where Laitinen worked from July to December 2016. [...]

science - 20 March 2017

Increasingly personalised treatment for epilepsy

Traditionally, finding a suitable treatment for epilepsy is a process of trial and error, with no guarantee of success. For some patients, however, a genetic test is nowadays used to find the best course of treatment. An increasingly accurate [...]

art - 7 February 2017

Superduo of Contemporary Art – interview with Elmgreen & Dragset

“If you can just do it yourself, you can do whatever you want.” Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset found each other in 1994 in a night club in Copenhagen, and soon after that, started doing art together. One of their first works was shown in [...]