Life and art of Aino Aksenja for #100artinhelsinki interview by Irene Suosalo
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Life and art of Aino Aksenja for #100artinhelsinki interview by Irene Suosalo

As a part of the #100artinhelsinki project Irene Suosalo will interview 6 interesting contemporary artists. The interviews will be published during spring 2018 on our website. Irene met the artist Aino Aksenja at the Winter Garden in Helsinki, which was picked as a location because it is one of Aino’s favourite places in Helsinki and…

Letter from a residency Vol. 1 by Laura Köönikkä
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Letter from a residency Vol. 1 by Laura Köönikkä

Dear friend of Finnish Art Agency, Greetings from Århus! I’m the founder of Finnish Art Agency Laura Köönikkä. Currently I’m enjoying a curatorial residency for May and June of 2018 here in Aarhus Denmark. The idea of this diary-like text is to open what do I do here in Denmark during my stay and to…

Reassembling materials with Maija Närhinen in #100artinhelsinki interview
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Reassembling materials with Maija Närhinen in #100artinhelsinki interview

As a part of the #100artinhelsinki project for Finnish Art Agency Irene Suosalo will interview 6 interesting contemporary artists. The interviews will be published during spring 2018 on our website. Irene met the artist Maija Närhinen at the Gallery Sculptor where her exhibition More is More is currently on. Gallery Sculptor is a contemporary art…

Identification and alienation, backpacks with ugly patterns. Meet painter Matilda Enegren for #100artinHelsinki
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Identification and alienation, backpacks with ugly patterns. Meet painter Matilda Enegren for #100artinHelsinki

As a part of the #100artinhelsinki project Irene Suosalo will interview 6 interesting contemporary artists. The interviews will be published during spring 2018 on our website. Irene met the painter Matilda Enegren at her studio in Helsinki. Matilda’s next exhibition will be held at the POM Gallery in Mariefred, Sweden. Tell us about your background and…

“People, fashion, architecture.” Meet photographer Aya Brace #100artinhelsinki Interview
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“People, fashion, architecture.” Meet photographer Aya Brace #100artinhelsinki Interview

As a part of the #100artinhelsinki project Irene Suosalo will interview 6 interesting contemporary artists. The interviews will be published during spring 2018 on our website. As the second artist, Irene met Aya Brace at the Mat restaurant at Punavuori, near some of Aya’s favourite photography locations. They got to discuss about her work as…

Interview with artist Sampo Apajalahti for #100artinhelsinki
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Interview with artist Sampo Apajalahti for #100artinhelsinki

As a part of the #100artinhelsinki project Irene Suosalo will interview 6 interesting contemporary artists. The interviews will be published during spring 2018 on our website. As the first artist, Irene met Sampo Apajalahti at his studio whilst he was exhibiting ”Painter” at TM Gallery in Helsinki. The gallery is Finnish Painters’ Union gallery in…