Alfred Kordelinin säätiö aloitti yhteistyön newyorkilaisen International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) –residenssiohjelman kanssa vuonna 2012. Säätiö kustantaa joka vuosi kahden suomalaisen taiteilijan puolivuotisen työskentelyn ISCP:ssä. Nyt haettavana ovat apurahat kausille 1.1.-30.6.2015 ja 1.7.-31.12.2015.

The Institute’s exhibition Bodies, Borders, Crossings carries on its life as a global nomad, entering a new continent, South America, this month. After its premiere at Governor’s Island in New York in summer 2011, and its following editions in Norway and Finland, Bodies, Borders, Crossings moves on to cross yet another border as it opens at Lima Photography Biennial in Peru on April 10.

What is the role of an art critic in shaping identities for artists and their work? Stressing the relationship between locality and universality in the geo-cultural context, wherein art has become a global phenomenon, Walking in the Air: Art Criticism in Europe panel aims to discuss and find answers to the questions related to the current state of art criticism in Europe.

Creative entrepreneur and brand professional Liisa Puolakka is allergic to the brand jargon. Her professional goal is to find a unique point of view on all her undertakings, which, as of late, have formed an admittedly diverse set of endeavors.

Instituutin ylläpitämät kaksi residenssiä sijaitsevat Williamsburgissa, Brooklynissä. Residenssijaksot ovat pituudeltaan yksi tai kaksi kuukautta, ja niitä voivat hakea SAFA:n, Ornamon ja STS:n jäsenet. Hakuaika umpeutuu 24.4. klo 16.00.

Vuonna 2015 instituutin tapahtumien teema on kaupunkiluonto (urban nature). Kannustamme kaikkia teeman parissa työskenteleviä tekijöitä hakemaan residensseihin, joskaan teema ei toimi valintakriteerinä.

Boshko Boskovic, the Program Director of Residency Unlimited, is the first New York based fellow to participate in MOBIUS program organized by the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York and the Finnish Institute in London.

Visual artist Hannele Rantala’s work is no stranger to strangeness. Many of her works deal with themes such as migration, homelessness, change and otherness, which intertwine with questions of longing and belonging.

Visual artist Caroline Slotte has a gift of blowing new life into found, familiar objects. For over a decade, she has worked with ready-made, mainly ceramic objects.

Slotte’s foundation for the series Landscape Multiple is familiar to many of us. She creates a series of compelling dioramas by manipulating old illustrated china plates, variations of which are familiar to many of us from family suppers. She piles the plates on top of each other and carves through the images, crafting a multi-layered visual narrative of her own.

MOBIUS – a fellowship program for Visual arts, Museum and Archive Professionals – is looking for motivated Finnish professionals to work as a part of the hosting organizations’ staff in New York for several months during fall/winter 2014 or spring 2015.

The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York is proud to present MOBIUS – a fellowship program for visual arts, museum and archive professionals. MOBIUS is a three-year pilot program organized by the Finnish Institute in London and the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York. The program enables transatlantic mobility and collaborative practices and supports long-lasting professional relationships. In New York the focus is on visual arts (art, design and architecture) and in United Kingdom and Ireland on museums and archives.

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