The website julkinentaide.fi provides an overview of the models for commissioning, funding and carrying out public art projects in Finland.

The popularity of public art has continued to grow in Finland. In recent years, cities and municipalities have readily developed new operating models that combine art and construction, and the ways in which art has been commissioned and funded, as well as concepts in the field, have evolved and become more professional and diversified.

The website julkinentaide.fi provides an overview of the models for commissioning, funding and carrying out public art projects in Finland.

The website is upheld by Artists' Association of Finland in collaboration of Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Ornamo, The Association of Finnish Sculptors, Archinfo Finland, Finnish Association of Architects SAFA and The Association of Finnish Architects’ Offices.

 

The Handbook of the Percent for Art Principle

The Handbook of the Percent for Art Principle is a practical guide to support art projects carried out in built environments, such as residential areas, schools and public places. The Handbook of the Percent for Art Principle for Commissioners explains the most common art funding and commissioning models in Finland. The publication provides practical advice for anyone interested in incorporating art in the built environment.

The Handbook of the Percent for Art Principle for Artists is a practical guide for visual artists and designers who want to make public art. The handbook explains the whole process, step by step, from incorporating art to construction, drawing up a contract for an art project to working on a construction site and, finally, to maintaining a work of art throughout its life cycle.

Read the publication in PDF format: The Handbook of the Percent for Art Principle in Finland For Commissioners and The Handbook of the Percent for Art Principle in Finland For Artists