We visit exhibitions every week and feature on the first page our recommendations and timely updates. See also our latest interviews, talks and videos with artists for a glimpse into their works and thoughts on current relevant matters.

EXHIBITION REVIEW | Erno Enkenberg – We Were Promised to Be Taken Care Of at Galleria Heino

Artist | Erno Enkenberg (b. 1975) gained an MA from the Academy of Fine Arts in 2010. He has also studied at Wimbledon School of Art (1997-2001) and Free Art School (1997-1998). Enkenberg’s works have been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions…

EXHIBITION REVIEW | Marcus Eek – Tapetenwechsel at Helsinki Contemporary

Artist | Marcus Eek (b. 1968 in Stockholm) lives and works in Berlin, and graduated from the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm in 1997. Eek has taken part in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the Nordic countries and Europe. He is also…

COFFEE WITH AN ARTIST | Kim Simonsson – Tales of the Moss People

Artist | Kim Simonsson (b. 1974) graduated as a ceramics major from the University of Arts and Design in 2000, and he was chosen Finland’s Young Artist of the Year in 2004. Simonsson is internationally known for his ceramic sculptures that portray…

COFFEE WITH AN ARTIST | Aurora Reinhard – Fairytales, Porn and the Everyday

Artist | Aurora Reinhard (b. 1975) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts - department of Time and Space Art, in Helsinki in 2003. Reinhard is known for her video, photographic and sculptural work dealing with themes of gender and sexuality, her…

COFFEE WITH AN ARTIST | Defining the Abstract: Eeva-Riitta Eerola’s ”Senses of the Other”

Artist | Eeva-Riitta Eerola (b. 1980) graduated from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki in 2010. She also studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris. Eerola is represented in collections such as the Saastamoinen Foundation, Sara Hildén Art Museum and…

EXHIBITION REVIEW | Movement & Self-Reflection Through Olafur Eliasson’s Pentagonal Landscapes

Artist: Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) is one of the top contemporary artists in the world today. His conceptual art arises from his interest in perception, bodily experience, motion and a sense of self. Experimentation, collaboration, geometry, physics and weather are all part…

EXHIBITION REVIEW | On the Art Trail of Joseph Beuys

Artist: Joseph Beuys (1921-1986) was one of the artists with the greatest influence on the concept of art in the 20th century. For Beuys, creating art represented a humanitarian potential to transform society and build independent, self-governed communities. Beuys believed in the…


Apollo - The International Art Magazine: 

Helsinki’s artists are world class – but recognition has to start at home

"Great to see the launch in May of HKI Art Guide, the result of a collaboration between Romanian-born marketing specialist Alexandra Marila and Brazilian-born theatre producer Diego Barros. The aim is to help their readers find out about the brilliant art in Helsinki that the general public so often miss out on. The guide currently consists of a newsletter and website with features, reviews and interviews to supplement exhibition and event listings. The pair also offers creative and communications services for artists and galleries."

Frame Contemporary Art Finland: 

HKI Art Guide: Spotting the best of Helsinki’s art scene 

 "Launched in May, HKI Art Guide is one of the rare English online guides to the contemporary art scene in Helsinki. Founders Alexandra Marila and Diego Barros tell us why their services as art-focused city-sherpas are urgently needed in town."