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Fair Pay for Artists – Event Programme 

Fair Pay for Artists: Exhibition Payment Symposium 2021, co-hosted by the International Artists Association Europe(IAA Europe), the Artists’ Association of Finland and a-n The Artists Information Company. 

Symposium is free to attend but registration is required. You can register for online or in person version until September 5 via this link (hope most of you already used priority booking option announced for IAA Members before summer, if not, please do so now)

Date and place: Friday 24 September 2021, 10 am – 3.30 pm (UTC+3)

In person: Central Library Ode: Maijansali, Helsinki, Finland

Online: Zoom

Event programme

10.00–10.15 Welcoming words: Julie Lomax, CEO, a-n The Artists Information Company  

10.15–10.30 Opening speech: Antti Kurvinen, Minister of Science and Culture, Finland 

10.30–11.15 How will artists get paid in the future? The rising importanceof getting commercial income not only from selling art, but also from presenting art: Teemu Mäki, Chairman, The Artists’ Association of Finland

11.15–12.00 Kunstenaarshonorarium – the exhibition payment model in the NetherlandsRune Peitersen, Platform BK 

12.00–13.00 Lunch 

13.00–13.45 Our collaborative working strategies, within the individual institutional, survival modelJane & Louise Wilson, Newcastle University 

13.45–14.00 Break 

14.00–14.45 Panel discussion: Implementation of the exhibitionpayment model in Finland as a political process.

Henri Terho, Special Advisor, Arts Promotion Centre Finland 

Sakarias Sokka, Researcher, Cupore – Center for Cultural Policy Research 

Paula Risikko, Chairperson, Education and Culture Committee of the Finnish Parliament 

Moderator Annukka Vähäsöyrinki, Director, The Artists’ Association of Finland 

14.45–15.30 A representative from W.A.G.E 

15.30 Closing words 

The event is hosted by Laura Boxberg, Head of Communications at Frame Contemporary Art Finland