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OPEN CALL: ART FAIR SUOMI 23-26 MAY 2019

We invite you to join
ART FAIR SUOMI 19 – Finland’s Most Versatile Event of Contemporary Art, 23-26 May 2019
Kaapelitehdas / Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland

Platform application, deadline 30 September 2018!

For the year 2019, 30 ARTIST-RUN GALLERIES will be chosen to present their works at AFS19. Also in display will be over 600 works by members of Artists’ Association MUU and the Photographic Artists’ Association. The fair offers a total of 4,600 square metres of exhibition space at the Cable Factory in Helsinki, Finland. As a major international art festival, AFS19 also includes a side programme that features a series of networking events and seminars for art professionals.

ART FAIR SUOMI 2019 IS AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART FESTIVAL THAT WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 23 TO 26 MAY 2019 AT THE CABLE FACTORY IN HELSINKI. IT IS CO-ORGANISED BY ARTISTS’ ASSOCIATION MUU AND THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS’ ASSOCIATION IN FINLAND.

YEAR 2019 THE ART FAIR WILL BE OPEN FOR THE THIRD TIME TO INTERNATIONAL ARTIST-RUN GALLERIES, PROJECT SPACES AND OFF-SPACES FROM THE NORDIC COUNTRIES, EUROPE AND ALL OVER THE WORLD. ARTISTS AND ARTIST-RUN GALLERIES ARE SELECTED ON THE BASIS OF AN OPEN CALL. THE GOAL OF AFS19 IS TO MAKE ART INTERESTING AND TO PRODUCE AN APPROACHABLE EVENT WITH RICH CONTENT THAT ALSO APPEALS TO MAINSTREAM AUDIENCES, BY REFINING THE IDEA OF A TRADITIONAL ART FAIR.

WHAT ART FAIR SUOMI 2019 OFFERS YOU:

– The selected galleries will receive A SPACE OF ABOUT 20 m2 TO PRESENT THEIR GALLERY. It is suitable for presenting art in all sorts of media: photography, media and video art, installations, sound art, performance, paintings etc.
– MEETINGS AND NETWORKING EVENTS will be organised for Finnish and international professionals (artists and representatives of artist organisations, curators, educators, critics, gallerists, etc.) as well as A SEMINAR ON NEW FORMS OF COLLABORATION, A PANEL DISCUSSION and ARTIST TALKS and PRESENTATIONS.
– THE STAGE WILL FEATURE live events, such as performances and video screenings. You can also suggest events for the Stage!
– The programme will feature action, information and a wide spectrum of events. Visitors can enjoy GUIDED TOURS, SCREENINGS, ART SHOPPING, AND LATE-NIGHT EVENTS inside and out of Cable Factory. Visitors will have easy and free access to make art purchases.

VENUE
Kaapelitehdas / Cable Factory – Merikaapelihalli & Puristamo & Valssaamo & MUU Kaapeli
Tallberginkatu 1 C, 00180 Helsinki, FINLAND

APPLICATIONS
-Attendance fee for artist-run galleries: €700 (Booth approx. 20 m2)
-Applications must be submitted no later than on 30 September 2018.
After submitting your application, you will receive confirmation via e-mail.

APPLICATION FORM IS OPEN NOW AT: ARTFAIRSUOMI.FI

ART FAIR SUOMI Since 2005
Organised since 2005, Art Fair Suomi is run by two artist associations representing new media in contemporary art, Artists’ Association MUU and the Photographic Artists´ Association in Finland. Between them they have almost 1000 front-line Finnish artists as their members.

ENQUIRIES
Artists’ Association MUU / MUU Gallery
muugalleria(a)muu.fi
Timo Soppela, director(a)muu.fi, +358 9 625 972
Photographic Artists’ Association / Photography Gallery Hippolyte, info(a)hippolyte.fi
Henna Harri, henna.harri(a)hippolyte.fi, +358 40 591 0770

www.artfairsuomi.fi
www.facebook.com/ArtFairSuomi
www.muu.fi
hippolyte.fi