Helsinki Biennial

This item appears on page 26 of the December 2019 issue.

Helsinki Biennial 2020, the inaugural art festival of what is expected to become a yearly event, will be held June 12-Sept. 27, 2020, on a former military base on the island of Vallisaari in Helsinki, Finland.

At least 35 Finnish and international artists will exhibit on the theme of “The Same Sea,” the notion that everything is interdependent. At least 80% of the art exhibited will be new works, with many pieces being site-based. Visit

Editor's Note : Due to the exceptional global situation caused by the coronavirus COVID-19, the inaugural Helsinki Biennial is being postponed. The festival will now be held June 12-Sept. 26, 2021.