There was a record number of applicants. Less than ten percent were given grant funding.
State the artist grant has been awarded to 311 artists, 12 of whom received a five-year artist professorship grant. Taike-funded artistic work will begin in early 2022. The lengths of the grant periods vary from half a year to five years.
This year, less than ten percent of applicants received a grant as a record number of applications came. Approximately 3,300 applications were received, which is 15 percent more than a year ago. The number of applications increased in all fields of art, except architecture, where it remained the same. There were almost half as many applicants in cartoon and illustration art and circus art as a year ago.
The artists’ work is funded annually with approximately EUR 12.7 million. At the beginning of next year, a total of almost six hundred artists will be working on the artist grant. The amount of the artist grant is EUR 1,981 per month, and the artist pays a mandatory pension and accident insurance premium.
In architecture a five-year grant was not distributed, but a three-year grant was received Esa Kangas.
Among other things Stupid young heart based on his own novel (2018) Cherry Island received a five-year artist professorship in cinematography.
The five-year Cinema Grants were awarded to, among others Mary’s paradise (2019) and Tove (2020) films directed by Zaida Bergroth mixed All sins series (2019–2020) Mika Ronkainen, best known as a director of documentaries.
Among other things, he received a one-year grant Anna Eriksson, who is currently working on his second feature film called W.
For writers and a total of 51 grants were distributed to translators. He received a five-year artist professorship grant Helena Sinervoby a novel In the poet’s house won the 2004 Finlandia Award. He received an artist professorship grant for translation Tapani Kärkkäinen, who is particularly familiar with Polish culture and literature.
Among other things, they received a five-year grant Magdalena Hai, Tommi Melender and Salla Simukka.
Among other things, they received a three-year grant Selja Ahava and Susinukke Kosolana well-known poet Daniil Kozlov.
Among other things, they received a one-year grant Laura Gustafsson, Mia Kankimäki and Small pike fishing has garnered praise for his novel Juhani Karila.
The six-month literature grant was awarded to, among others Katri Alatalo and Markku Eskelinen.
Among other things, the translators received a five-year grant Richard Powersin Evergreenstranslated the novel into Finnish Sari Karhulahti and three-year Sanna Manninen. Among other things, he received a one-year grant Kaisa Kattelus, and the semester, among others Aleksi Milonoff.
Quantitatively most grants were distributed to the visual arts, with 63 artists receiving grants. The five – year artist professorship fellowship was awarded to both Tommi Grönlund that Petteri Nisunen. Grönlund and Nisunen work together under the name Grönlund – Nisunen.
The five-year scholarship went to a teacher at the Free School of Art, among others Hannaleena Heiska and Sasha Huber.
Among other things, they received a three-year grant Peace Mäkilä and Panu Rytkönen.
Among other things, he received a one-year grant Pirjetta Brander, who was the curator of Mänttä Fine Arts Weeks in 2017, and Kari Södö. Among other things, he received a six-month grant Akuliina Niemi.
Media art the five-year artist professorship fellowship went to a video artist Elena Näsä and directing experimental documentaries for a five-year grant Jan Ijäs.
Among other things, he received a three-year grant Jukka Hautamäki, who uses artificial intelligence, electronics, sound, light and video in their work.
Among other things, he received a one-year grant Tinja Rose Mountain, made as a student work at Aalto University Untitledshort film grabbed the main prize and the audience prize of a Finnish competition of less than 30 minutes at the Tampere Film Festival.
They received a six-month grant Taija Goldblatt and Erich Berger.
In multi-arts, he received a three-year grant, among other things Kirsimaria Törönen, a one – year scholarship, among others Riikka Vuorenmaa and semi-annual among others Juhana Pettersson.
Design a five-year artist professorship fellowship was awarded to a textile artist Merja Keskinen and potter Kirsi Kivivirta.
The five-year grant was awarded to a furniture and product designer, among others Mikko Laakkonen, which has been designed for several companies, such as Covo, Selki-Asema, Offecct, Inno and Marimekko.
The three-year grant was awarded to, among others, Young Designer of the Year 2021 Hanna Anonen. The one-year scholarship went to a fashion designer, among others Maria Korkeila, who designed the unisex collection for casual wear for Fiskars, familiar from scissors. Among other things, he received a six-month grant Nelli Tanner.
Music composer, lyricist and choir director received a five-year artist professorship grant Ilona Korhonen, violinist, composer and conductor Jaakko Kuusisto and the composer Lotta Wennäkoski.
The five-year scholarship went to a composer, among others Heinz-Juhani Hofman and conductor Eve Account, which leads one of Finland ‘s greatest musicals. The singer received a three-year grant, among other things Johanna Iivanainen and the composer Kerkko Koskinen.
Singers, among others, received a one-year grant Aino Venna and Astrid Swan. Singer-songwriter Piia Viitanen was one of the recipients of the six-month grant.
On the performing arts side, a five-year grant was awarded to a theater director and screenwriter Susanna Kuparinen, costume designer Jaana Kurttila and a sound artist Juha Valkeapää. In January, Kuparinen was appointed a residency artist at the National Theater.
Received a three-year grant Cilla Back and Jakob Öhrman.
Among other things, they received a one-year grant Marko Järvikallas and Akse Pettersson. Among other things, the theater director received a six-month grant Fiikka Forsman.
Elina Brotherus received a five-year artist professorship in photography.
Received a five-year grant Tiina Itkonen.
He received a five-year grant for cartooning and illustration Liisa Kallio. Marko Turunen and Ville Pirinen received a three-year grant.
Among other things, they received a one-year grant Aino Louhi and Julia Vuori.
In circus art, he received a five-year grant Sanna Silvennoinen and in the art of dance Hanna Ahti mixed Titta Court.
He received a three-year grant for art journalism Herman Raivio.
Correction 16.7. at 4:56 p.m .: The story erroneously reported that Hanna Brotherus had received a five-year artist professorship in photography. Elina Brotherus received the grant.