Research Pavilion

Fine arts, concerts, performances, workshops and discussions with an inquiring mindset – every two years, the Uniarts Helsinki Research Pavilion showcases what artistic research is all about. On 2023, the Research Pavilion was funded by Niilo Helanderin säätiö. It took place in Suomenlinna and Helsinki Music Centre in June with a tagline "Puzzled together".

HIAP gallery in an old pink building in Suomenlinna, Helsinki

Research Pavilion #5: Helsinki

Originally organised in connection with the Biennale in Venice, the fifth Uniarts Helsinki Research Pavilion hosted a series of artist and artist-researcher residencies during spring 2023 and culminated in an on-location event on 5 to 21 June 2023 in Helsinki. The residencies in April and May were organised in cooperation with Uniarts Helsinki, Helsinki International Artist Programme (HIAP) and the Saari Residence maintained by the Kone Foundation.

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The Research Pavilion residency projects

Read about the residency projects chosen for the three residencies.

Research Pavilion residency projects

Research Pavilion 2023 partners

Research Pavilion 2023 is made possible by HIAP, The Saari Residence by Kone Foundation as well as our funder Niilo Helanderin Säätiö.

  • The Saari Residence

    The Saari Residence, maintained by Kone Foundation, is a residence located in Mynämäki, Southwest Finland, for artists of all disciplines and nationalities. At the Saari Residence, artists and researchers can focus on their work in a peaceful rural environment and share their thoughts and experiences with colleagues.

  • Nordic Culture Point

    Nordic Culture Point is a Nordic cultural institute in Helsinki. They promote, strengthen, and communicate Nordic cultural co-operation so that everyone can participate equally in the Nordic cultural scene and Nordic society.

Previous Research Pavilions

In 2015, 2017 and 2019, Uniarts Helsinki hosted the Research Pavilion in the context of the Venice Biennale, one of the world’s most prestigious forums for contemporary art. The fourth Research Pavilion was organised in Helsinki in summer 2021 during the first-ever Helsinki Biennial.

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