Publisert 6.06.2023

Frame & HAM welcome international visitors to Helsinki Biennial

Adam Kleinman, Director of Kunsthall Trondheim, is participating Frame Finland’s visitor programme 2023. Kleinman’s visit is organised in collaboration with The Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Institute (FINNO).

Frame Finland is collaborating with HAM Helsinki Art Museum in inviting contemporary art professionals to visit Finland during the opening week of the Helsinki Biennial in June 2023. Annually, Frame hosts 20–30 international curators, researchers and contemporary art professionals from museums and biennials as part of our International Visitor Programme to support international networking and future collaborations in Finnish contemporary art.

Guests include Bruno Alves de Almeida and Aude Christel Mgba (Artistic Directors of Luleå Biennial), Beth Bate (Director of Dundee Contemporary Art, UK), Dominique Fontaine and Miguel A. López (Co-curators of Toronto Biennial of Art), Hitomi Iwasaki (Head of Exhibitions and Curator at the Queens Museum, New York), Storm Janse van Rensburg (Senior Curator at Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town), Adam Kleinman (Director of Kunsthall Trondheim), Renan Laru-an (Artistic Director of SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin) and Lívia Nolasco-Rózsás (Curator at ZKM Karlsruhe) and Farzaneh Soleimani (multidisciplinary artist and Director of Hoorshid Artist residency in Iran).

“We are happy to host curators from different geographical and cultural contexts and institutional positions. They have an exciting trip ahead of them, filled with versatile meetings, presentations, exhibition visits and lots of programme organized by the Helsinki Biennial”, says Jussi Koitela, Head of Programme at Frame.

During the Helsinki Biennial opening week, guests participate in the biennial’s Professional Programme and have individual meetings with local artists and art organisations. For each visitor, Frame’s programme team tailors an individualised programme to support the cross-pollination of ideas and practices over borders and disciplines.

Learn more about Frame’s Visitor Programme and upcoming guests on Frame Finland Website.

Image: Matti Pyykkö/HAM/Helsinki Biennial