In conversation with The Finnish Institutes: Creating Safer Spaces

WHEN? Wednesday 3rd November 18-19 EEST / 17-18 CEST WHERE? online In the second session of In conversation with the Finnish institutes we discuss safer spaces together with our guests Efe Ogbeide and Isabelle N’diaye. We examine ways in which institutions, cities and public spaces can become safer for minoritized groups and individuals. They are […]

In conversation with The Finnish Institutes: Decolonisation in the arts and cultural fields

Welcome to the discussion series In Conversation with the Finnish Institutes hosted by The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes! The series invites professionals from the arts, culture and science sphere to ponder and discuss modern perspectives on creating and being. The discussions use a collection of antiracist, decolonial and intersectional tools to bring critical perspectives […]

Together Alone 2.0 Art Projects Include Contemporary Circus and Ecological Fashion

In May 2021 the Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes announced a new ‘Together Alone 2.0’ open call for art projects in order to help the art scene battle challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic. The open call was aimed at artists and creative workers whose activities and livelihood have been adversely affected by the pandemic. […]

The year 2020: The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes organized over 800 events and reached an audience of over 2,2 million

The activities of the 17 Finnish cultural and academic institutes reached a total of over 2,2 million people in 2020. The ongoing covid-19 pandemic had a large impact on the institutes as the number of events and audiences declined with a third compared to the previous year. However, the exceptional year brought with it new […]

Together Alone 2.0 OPEN CALL

The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes network responds to the challenges of the continued Coronavirus pandemic by announcing a new open call for art projects. The prolonged crisis is severely affecting the cultural sector.  The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes exist to promote international mobility, visibility and collaboration of Finnish art, culture, and science. To […]