Open call: Young Arctic Artists 2019
’Young Arctic Artists 2019’ exhibition promotes emerging contemporary art from northern areas of Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Russia. Exhibition will take place in Gallery Napa, Mustanapa and surrounding city space (Rovaniemi, Finland) 5.6.2019 – 31.7.2019.
Exhibition is managed by Artists’ Association of Lapland and co-curated by artist-producers Ninni Korkalo (Finland) and Panu Johansson (Finland).
Under thematic umbrella of ‘Transmission of Knowledge’, Young Arctic Artists now invites proposals for works and projects for its 2019 edition.
Deadline for applications is 15th of February 2019.
Young Arctic Artists 2019 is the third of three international exhibitions organized in Rovaniemi between years 2016-2019 promoting emerging artists working in the arctic. The exhibition will be part of the programme in Arctic Arts Summit 2019.
The aim of this exhibition series project is to map out the scene of young contemporary art in the selected northern geographic area, advance its visibility and to create new networking possibilities for artists, curators and other creative professionals.
Each exhibition is managed by Artists’ Association of Lapland and curated by different emerging curators or curatorial teams. One catalog that presents all three exhibitions, will be created at the end of the project.
Project is funded by the Nordic Culture Fund, The Arts Promotion Centre Finland – The Regional Office of Lapland, and the Artists’ Association of Lapland.