How did Ars Fennica get its start? The film opens up the origin of why a fine art award was needed in Finland over 30 years ago.
“You cannot compete with art, and the works of art cannot compete with each other.
Still, we need art awards.” – Maaria Wirkkala, Visual Artist & 1st ARS FENNICA Winner 1991
Kari Niemistö & Leena Niemistö in conversation with Leevi Haapala – Museum Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.