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Art Journalism

Critics don’t determine what I watch, listen or experience, but knowledgeable opinions are always appreciated.

- Esko

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Last modified: 27.08.2016

Art critics

Art critics play an important role in communicating art to the general public. Critics are usually specialised in a specific artform, and they offer their expert opinion in discussions about artistic content.

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland supports the work of art critics by awarding artist and project grants. Decisions regarding grants are made by the National Council for Literature, after consulting the Subcommittee for Art Journalism.

Last modified: 18.12.2014
Central Arts Council supports multidisciplinary “good speech” project

The Central Arts Council was awarded a 30,000-euro subsidy to RASMUS ry, which promotes “good speech” in social media and public spaces.

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Nomination of candidates for arts councils underway

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland requests candidates for national and regional arts councils to be nominated by 31 May. The Central Arts Council shall appoint the members for the 2019-20 term in...

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Taike’s online services operating at reduced capacity – submit your application before the deadline

Taike’s online services continue to be affected by the disruption that we reported on 4 April. Our online services are operating, but at reduced capacity. If you are applying for an artist grant,...

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Disruption in online services – application period for artist grants extended

Taike’s online services are currently unavailable due to a technical issue. The application period for state artist grants has been extended until 4:00pm on Monday 9 April.

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Taike’s online services functioning normally again – technical issue resolved

The fault in our online services has been fixed. Our online services now function normally.

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Taike’s online services currently unavailable due to a technical issue – application periods extended

Taike’s online services are currently unavailable due to a technical issue. The cause of the problem will be clarified during the course of the day on Thursday 15 March.

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Artists at Risk residence programme received #movingart prize

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) has awarded its #movingart theme year prize to the Artists at Risk residence programme. The amount awarded is 5000 euros. Taike Director Minna Sirnö...

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Subsidies for festivals and cultural journals available from Taike – application period for regional communities has been brought forward

This autumn’s calls for applications will begin at the end of September. Communities throughout Finland should apply for subsidies in the autumn, as there will not be a separate call for...

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Arts and Culture Barometer 2017: Young artists

This autumn the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) and the Foundation for Cultural Policy Research (Cupore) are conducting research into the state of young artists in different fields of the...

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Central Arts Council aims to counter hate speech – call for applications for “good speech” projects continues until 15 March

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland shall award a state subsidy to one or two “good speech” projects. The total amount of the subsidy is 30,000 euros. The application period began on 15 February and...

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Children and young people make street art on 1st of December all over Finland

The 4th annual Arts Promotion Day will feature multifaceted and multidimensional street art. Over a dozen events throughout Finland will highlight youth culture and allow children and young people...

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Central Arts Council appoints new members to arts councils for the next two-year term

The Central Arts Council of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland has appointed 75 art experts for the seven national arts councils for the 2017-18 term. In addition, 112 members have been appointed...

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The Right to Art – United Nations Day Seminar at the Arts Promotion Centre Finland

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland is organising a seminar on United Nations Day, Monday 24 October 2016, to discuss art, artistic work, international migration and the effects of these on the...

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Central Arts Council announces names, roles and numbers of members for national arts councils

Seven national arts councils shall make decisions about state grants, subsidies and awards in 2017-18. Each national arts council shall have between 9 and 12 members. Publishing Manager Saara...

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New e-mail addresses for the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)

The new e-mail address format for Taike as of 1 June 2016 is: firstname.lastname@taike.fi

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Nomination of candidates for arts councils underway

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland requests candidates for national and regional arts councils to be nominated by 15 June. The Central Arts Council shall appoint the members for the 2017-18 term in...

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Theme year aims to promote culture for children and young people

Special events are planned throughout Finland in 2016 under the theme #artfortheyoung (#taideonlasten). The Arts Promotion Centre Finland will be partnered by children’s cultural centres, and...

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Record number of grant applications – electronic services a success

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) received 5,632 online applications for those grants whose application period ended today. This was the first time that Taike’s electronic services have...

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The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) is moving to a new location in Helsinki

The head office of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) in Helsinki will move from Vuorikatu 24 to Hakaniemenranta 6 on 19 October.

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Contact

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