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Media Art

Media art is something that I can experience without even seeking it out.

- Irmeli

© Antti Luostarinen / Hahmo. Artists: Noora Aaltonen and Elina Tenho.
Last modified: 01.09.2016

Media Art

Media art utilises electronic media, technologies and related theories. The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) includes light and sound art within the scope of media art. Light art utilises various forms of light, from lasers to sunlight. Sound art utilises instruments that produce and transmit sound, as well as different ways of listening to sound. Taike supports the work of media artists both in Finland and internationally.

The National Council for Audiovisual Art awards artist grants and project grants to support the work of media artists, light artists and sound artists, as well as workshops, exhibitions and other projects. Taike also awards operational subsidies and special subsidies to media art organisations, media art festivals and other related events.

The Centre for the Promotion of Audiovisual Culture (AVEK) supports the production of short films, documentary films, animation films, and media art, as well as related festivals and events. The Centre for the Promotion of Visual Art (VISEK) allocates grants for audiovisual art productions and digital art.

Other key actors in this field include Muu Artists’ Association, AV-arkki – the Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art, the Finnish Media Network, the Media Culture Association m-cult, Pixelache Piknik Frequency ry, the Finnish Light Art Association, the Art & Craft School Robotti, the Finnish Bioart Society, Äänen lumo and the Northern Media Culture Association Magneetti.

Last modified: 03.09.2018
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Contact

National Council for Audiovisual Art
Hakaniemenranta 6, PL 1001
00531  Helsinki
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Tel. +358 295330900
asiakaspalvelu@taike.fi



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