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 […]

Together Alone – round 3

On March 23rd, The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes network launched the Together Alone project: a fast progressing open call for artists and creatives, many of whose projects were cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19. Nine weeks and 437 applications later, we have now commissioned 20 artists, creatives and collectives around the globe to […]

Together Alone – round 2

The second selection round of Together Alone is now completed. We were thrilled to receive no less than 142 applications from homebound artists and collectives around the world. For this second round, seven projects were selected, employing bravely and widely the potentialities of digital culture and taking new paths to create connections between isolated artists […]

Together Alone – round 1

    We were happy to receive (and read!) a total of 129 applications for the first Together Alone round! We’ve gone through amazing applications by artists and collectives from across the globe – from Finland to Burkina Faso, Japan, India and Australia. Five projects have now been selected, taking us on an exploration of […]

Together Alone – open call

Together Alone – the Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes launch an open call for international art projects documenting the state of emergency The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes network responds to the challenges of the COVID-19 epidemic by announcing an open call for art projects. The current crisis is severely affecting the cultural sector. Many artists […]

Kaarina Gould Is FCINY’s New Director

Kaarina Gould has been appointed Executive Director of the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York from the beginning of September 2016. “I look forward to employing and expanding my professional experience in New York. It is a city that presents Finnish contemporary art, design and architecture with almost infinite opportunities for dialogue and collaboration. The […]