Helsinki

Helsinki Biennial

Exhibitions

Public art

Helsinki Biennial is an international art event that will bring outstanding contemporary art to maritime Helsinki. The first Helsinki Biennial will be held in the unique surroundings of Vallisaari Island 12.6.–26.9.2021.

Helsinki Biennial will present 40 international artists or groups of artists from both Finland and around the world. The artists have been invited to come to Vallisaari and create new site-specific and temporary artworks or to exhibit existing artworks that will engage in a dialogue with the island.

Helsinki Biennial is free to attend. There is a fee for the ferry to Vallisaari.

Presented by Helsinki Art Museum (HAM), the biennial is directed by HAM’s director Maija Tanninen-Mattila, and curated by HAM’s head curators Pirkko Siitari and Taru Tappola.

Exhibitions

Public art

Address:
Vallisaari Island