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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
Taike distributes 34 million euros in seventh round of COVID-19 support

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) distributed 30.4 million euros in COVID-19 grants and 3.6 million euros in COVID-19 subsidies in the seventh round of COVID-19 support at the beginning of...

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Artists believe in the future – optimism created by a strong belief in their own work, artistry and ability to influence their own future as artists

According to the latest Arts and Culture Barometer, artists have an optimistic view of the future, but concerns about their livelihoods and ability to cope are undermining their wellbeing. The...

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State prizes awarded to 13 distinguished artists and art communities

The national arts councils of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) have awarded state prizes to distinguished artists, artist groups and art communities.

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Application period for Taike grants begins on 1 October

Changes have been made to calls for applications for grants. Grants for mobility are being offered for the last time; in future, support for internationalisation and foreign travel can be applied...

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Taike announces new call for applications beginning 1 May for COVID-19 grants for professionals in the creative industries affected by the coronavirus

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) is providing emergency funding to professionals in the fields of the arts and culture whose livelihoods have been weakened due to the coronavirus pandemic....

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State prizes awarded to 14 artists

The national arts councils have awarded state prizes in the fields of architecture, cinema, the performing arts, literature, the visual arts, children’s culture, media art, multidisciplinary art,...

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Survey on Livelihood of Artists

The theme of this year’s Arts and Culture Barometer is the livelihood of artists. Data for the barometer is gathered by means of an online survey that is open to artists working in all fields of...

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Finland’s first regional artist for outsider art begins work

Ethnomusicologist Esa Vienamo (MA) has been appointed regional artist for outsider art. The role of the regional artist for outsider art is to promote the artistic work opportunities of outsider...

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State prizes awarded to 16 artists

The national arts councils of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) have awarded state prizes in the fields of architecture, cinema, the performing arts, literature, the visual arts, media art,...

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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 (Taike) has appointed 74 art experts for the seven national arts councils for the 2019-20 term. In addition, 107 members have been...

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Mobility survey for artists

Barometer to shed light on the mobility of art and artists and related needs.

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Application period for Taike grants and subsidies begins on 1 October

Changes have been made to this autumn’s calls for applications. For the first time, the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) will award three-year operational subsidies for the performing arts....

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Taike awards 304 artist grants, of which one in six to young artists

The arts councils of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) have awarded 304 artist grants. Most of these grants were allocated to professional artists in the fields of the visual arts,...

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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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