Category: Uutiset

Almost Perfect 2024: Emmi Jormalainen

        Emmi Jormalainen has been chosen to participate in the 2024 Almost Perfect -residence program.    Emmi Jormalainen is a visual artist and a silent book creator, who has illustrated dozens of children books. She has an MA in Graphic Design from Aalto University, Finland. In her work she focuses especially on visual… Read more »

Shigaraki Ceramics Exhibition

Exhibition Shigaraki presents works by eight ceramic artists from Japan and Finland. The stylistically different artists have all stayed at ceramic art residence in Shigaraki, Japan. Shigaraki is one of the oldest pottery producing places in Japan. Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park (SCCP) was opened in 1990 to promote local pottery industry and culture. The Finnish… Read more »

Together Alone 2.0

(Application period ended) The prolonged crisis is severely affecting the cultural sector.  The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes exist to promote international mobility, visibility and collaboration of Finnish art, culture, and science. To that end, we are launching an open call for Finnish and Finland-based artists, artists groups and their international collaborators. TOGETHER ALONE 2.0… Read more »

Sensory Art Journey Finland × Japan

Make a connection to Japan through Art. At the moment it is difficult to visit other countries, but art can travel. In this two-part workshop we will communicate cross-culturally through art and sensory experimental program. We are connecting Finland and Japan in a hybrid art workshop, during which we take a walk in the nature,… Read more »

Finnish Visual Arts Lecture Series

Welcome to the fascinating world of Finnish visual arts, artistry and artist lives during the Finnish Golden era (ca 1880-1910)! Slides for past lectures available here: Finnish Institute in Japan will organise a lecture series about the golden era of Finnish visual arts and its most beloved and known artists. Join the lectures in Zoom… Read more »

Miila Westin: Mythical

Due to the state of emergency, all our exhibitions are temporarily closed. The exhibitions will resume after the state of emergency has ended. Have you heard of Rongoteus or Ägräs? Miila Westin’s exhibition of Finnish mythical beings is part of her Master of Arts thesis in Aalto University. While researching the Finnish ancient religion the… Read more »

Encore Finland Film Festival

Encore Finland Film Festival brings festival favourites of the recent years to Shibuya Euro Space’s screens 14.–19.11.2020. Films are in Finnish, with Japanese subtitles. Miami, 2017 Little Wing (Tyttö nimeltä Varpu), 2016 Tale of a Lake (Järven tarina), 2016 Summertime (Kesäkaverit), 2014 Above Dark Waters (Tumman veden päällä), 2013 Concrete Night (Betoniyö), 2013 For more details… Read more »