The candidates for the 2017 Ars Fennica Award are Maija Blåfield, Pekka & Teija Isorättyä, Perttu Saksa, Kari Vehosalo and Camilla Vuorenmaa. A joint exhibition of their work will be presented at Helsinki’s Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma from October 13, 2017 to February 18, 2018. A related web publication will be released in conjunction with the exhibition.
The Ars Fennica Award is valued at €40,000. The winner will be chosen by Beatrix Ruf, the Director of Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. The winner of Ars Fennica 2017 will be announced on the first of February 2018.