ThisisFINLAND Magazine 2016
When the dark months are here, we really need some illumination to light up Helsinki and our minds, too.
After decades in the shadows, the world is finally ready for Finland’s icon of erotic art, Tom of Finland.
From political paintings to modern-day tattoos: We explore artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela’s great influence on Finnish society.
Sibelius, Gallen-Kallela and Halonen, all born in 1865, helped form the Finnish identity. Now two of them post on Facebook.
We talk to Baghdad-born Adel Abidin, who has been making art in Finland using an array of media for more than a decade.
Tove Jansson centenary: The immensely popular Moomins form just one facet of her versatile career in art and literature.
Finnish comics are gaining recognition abroad and the respect for Finnish education know-how extends to the field of comics as well.