Photo: Patrik Rastenberger

 

EDVARD RICHTER GRANTS 2019

The Edvard Richter Grant for art critics is intended to support applicants familiarizing themselves with the contemporary art scene abroad. The total sum of €10,000 was shared between eleven art critics this year.

1. Karhunen Saara (b. 1983), Helsinki / €400 / The Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA)
2. Kuumola Leena (b. 1958), Helsinki / €800 / Tallinn, Estonia
3. Laaksonen Esa (b. 1956), Helsinki / €800 / Venice Biennale of Architecture
4. Mäki Mikko (b. 1978), Helsinki / €1,400 / São Paulo Art Biennial, Brazil
5. Pasanen Anu (b. 1983), Turku / €1,200 / Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
6. Poutiainen Viivi (b. 1984), Helsinki / €1,100 / Manifesta Biennial, Marseille, France
7. Ryynänen Max (b. 1972), Helsinki / €900 / Sharjah Biennial, Koch, India
8. Rönkkö Jaakko (b. 1947), Helsinki / €900 / St. Petersburg, Russia
9. Rönkä Eeva (b. 1982), Helsinki / €800 / Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels
10. Sandell Valter (b. 1990), Helsinki / €800 / Paris Photo, France
11. Sorjonen Olli (b. 1981), Joensuu / €900 / St. Petersburg, Russia

 

Photo: Patrik Rastenberger

 


 

The Edvard Richter Grant for art critics is intended to support applicants familiarizing themselves with the contemporary art scene abroad. This is a mobility grant and is not intended for funding work projects. The application time is 1.8.–30.9.2020. The online application form will be available here from August 1 to September 30.

The key criteria for selection of recipients are that they are able to show convincingly their merits as critics, and that the plan for the use of the funds is well argued. The grants are awarded in December. Grant recipients are required to submit a report on the use of the grant by the end of the following year.

More info: info(a)suomentaideyhdistys.fi or tel.+358 (0)45 7731 4315.