The Finnish Art Society gave 150 000 € as grants to 25 young artists or artist groups, each of which received 6000 €. This year there were 304 applicants altogether.

1. Eskola Jenni (b. 1982 in Kirkkonummi), Helsinki; installation
2. Górzna Ewa (b. 1982 in Olsztyn, Poland), Helsinki; video
3. Haanpää Markku (b. 1978 in Jalasjärvi), Turku; installation, sculpture, printmaking
4. Hilasvuori Liisa (b. 1981 in Helsinki), Helsinki; sculpture, installation, performance
5. Isola Pipsu (b. 1981 in Riihimäki), Helsinki; painting, installation
6. Kaihola Anita (b. 1980 in Valkeakoski), Helsinki; painting
7. Karvonen Otto (b. 1975 in Helsinki), Helsinki; environmental art, installation, performance
8. Katara Elina (b. 1975 in Turku), Helsinki; installation, video, drawing
9. Group: Lauri Tomi (b. 1979 in Helsinki) ja Pärkinen Kyösti (b. 1980 in Rovaniemi), Helsinki; installation
10. Lehtonen Kati (b. 1979 in Luvia), Hämeenlinna; installation, video, photography, painting
11. Leinonen Taru (b. 1976 in Laukaa, Järvenpää; mixing painting and photography
12. Lindqvist Robin (b. 1979 in Ystad, Sweden), Helsinki; painting, drawing
13. Lipiäinen Mikko (b. 1975 in Tampere), Tampere; media art, performance, community art
14. Nykyri Anna (b. 1981 in Kaustinen), Helsinki; moving images
15. Pitkänen Jyri (b. 1979 in Helsinki), Tampere; moving images, sound, photography, performance
16. Reinikainen Antti-Ville (b. 1980 in Turku), Helsinki; installation, sculpture, video
17. Ruotsalainen Topi (b. 1979 in Kuopio), Helsinki; painting
18. Rönnholm Emma (b. 1984 in Turku), Helsinki; installation, sculpture
19. Somervuori Kim (b. 1975 in Helsinki), Espoo; painting
20. Syrjälä Nestori (b. 1983 in Eura), Helsinki; installation
21. Tikkanen Aamu (b. 1980 in Helsinki), Helsinki; painting
22. Toni Jouni (b. 1984 in Tampere), Tampere; painting
23. Tuhkanen Elina (b. 1978 in Atlanta, USA), Vantaa; experimental photography, video, installation, performance
24. Turunen Aki (b. 1983 in Helsinki), Helsinki and Copenhagen; painting
25. Vaittinen Timo (b. 1976 in Porvoo), Helsinki; painting, video, installation

The Grant Committee:
Antti Tanttu, artist (Chairman)
Susanne Gottberg, artist
Hanna Johansson, researcher, art historian
Antti Kantola, M. Sc. (Tech.)
Vesa-Pekka Rannikko, artist


Photo: Roger Gustafsson