New Narrative and Reader artists: Teemu Korpela
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New Narrative and Reader artists: Teemu Korpela

Teemu Korpela (b. 1980) is a painter who deals with the thematics of fulfillment, pleasure, solace, and pain. He has always been fascinated by the ability of the painting to be material and immaterial at the same time, how presenting a painting in an unconventional way one can alter the associations the painting evokes and the…

New Narrative and Reader artists: Laura Konttinen
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New Narrative and Reader artists: Laura Konttinen

Laura Konttinen (b. 1987) is an artist who works mainly with photography. The core focus of her work is the materiality of the photograph. Her photographic collages and installations are created by craftsmen methods of cutting and gluing, reshaping and reconstructing the past. Instead of digital after effects Konttinen plays with analogue tricks on the camera through…

New Narrative and Reader artists: Pauliina Kaasalainen
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New Narrative and Reader artists: Pauliina Kaasalainen

Pauliina Kaasalainen (b. 1981) is an artist who works with installation and painting. With her human shaped sculptures Kaasalainen deals with the changing boundaries of work, theorisation and display. Her site-specific works are constructed on the terms of the surrounding environment and space and they can be seen as hypothetical representations of the absurd logic of human…

New Narrative and Reader artists: Sami Havia
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New Narrative and Reader artists: Sami Havia

Sami Havia (b. 1982) is a painter who works with spontaneous and intuitive painting combined with slow and detailed drawing. He describes his paintings as a “sum of coincidence and clumsy control“. After the painting process, when the canvas is dry, he lets his mind combine different schemes with each other, but without organizing assumed forms. Such…

Meet the New Narrative and Reader exhibition artists: Erno Enkenberg
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Meet the New Narrative and Reader exhibition artists: Erno Enkenberg

New Narrative and Reader, a major exhibition of Finnish contemporary art launches in England already in three weeks. Finnish Art Agency wants to shortly introduce all of the artists one by one, starting with visual artist Erno Enkenberg. Erno Enkenberg (b. 1975) is an artist whose artistic process involves paper models, photography and painting. His works…

IC-98 + Paperi T & Khid at Venice Biennale
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IC-98 + Paperi T & Khid at Venice Biennale

Finnish Art Agency is eagerly looking forward to IC-98 newest exhibition in the Finnish Pavilion in Venice Biennale. On top of that we are thrilled to announce a guest appearance of rap artists Paperi T and Khid on 7th of May reception at 5–7 pm. The reception for IC-98 will include a DJ set by Paperi T and…