25.4.2016 by

Are you ready for SPOT Festival?

SPOT Festival is almost here and it’s time to have a look at what the festival is offering this year. SPOT Festival is one of the biggest showcase festivals for up-and-coming talents in the Nordic countries. The festival takes place annually at different concert venues around the city of Aarhus and includes bands from all […]

12.4.2016 by
Photo: Aros

Jani Leinonen: “Obedience is more dangerous than disobedience”

Jani Leinonen‘s exhibition finally opened at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum just before Easter. Many eager visitors, both local and international, showed up to join the opening celebrations. Even Ronald McDonald made an astonishing appearance. For many people in Denmark this exhibition will be the first encounter with artist Jani Leinonen and his political activist art. The exhibition presents a selection […]

24.2.2016 by
Jani Leinonen. Photo: Jussi Mankkinen / Yle

Introducing artist Jani Leinonen

On January 31st 2011, four men dressed as repairmen steal a life-sized statue of Ronald McDonald from a McDonald’s fast food joint in central Helsinki in Finland. The deed is done in broad daylight. The next day, McDonald’s headquarters around the world receive an al-Qaeda style video, broadcasted on Youtube, with ransom demands. The organization behind the […]

5.2.2016 by
Hexvessel. Photo: Tekla Vály

Enjoy some Finnish music this spring

A wide range of Finnish musicians and bands are visiting Denmark this spring. Have a look! This list will be updated, so stay tuned. Duo Naranjo-Weurlander On February 11th Finnish/Chilean Duo Naranjo-Weurlander is preforming at Klaverfabrikken Live in Hillerød. The duo was brought together by their shared love for Tango Nuevo. Minna Weurlander represents the Finnish […]


15.10.2014 by

5 questions for our newest colleague: Sini Pesonen

About a month ago the institute had the pleasure of welcoming a new member to our tiny staff: Sini! Sini is our new go-to person when it comes to communication (and lots of other stuff), but what really makes her tick? We asked her a few questions to get to know her better.

3.9.2014 by
Image courtesy CHART ART FAIR/Oscar Meyer

CHART Art Fair 2014 i bilder – Som om du själv varit där!

6200 besökare, 27 gallerier, 16 öppna timmar, 3 dagar. Siffrorna får stå för min verbala sammanfattning av den sista helgen i augusti, när Kunsthal Charlottenborg öppnade sina dörrar för den andra uppsättningen av vad som kallas den Nya Konstmässan.