We are an independent information centre and meeting point situated in Helsinki centre (Kamppi) aimed to promote equality and accessibility inside the Finnish art and culture sector.
WHAT DOES THE GLOBE ART POINT DO?
1. Collects and distributes
- Labour and field related information: Helpful especially but not exclusively to non-Finnish born artists and culture workers residing in Finland. Such as art & culture organisations/institutes, projects, funding, labour legislation and the tax system.
- Data (artists’ database, surveys) about non-Finnish born artists resident in Finland and their situation.
- Surveys and research on cultural diversity, Good practices, immigration and situation of the art field.
2. Supports artists & culture workers by
- Advisory work, Help Desk action, workshops,
- Networking, discussion events and seminars
- Developing bridges between those artists/culture workers and art and culture institutes (G.A.P Lab – G.A.P. Info)
- Normalising programs with a high value of diversity and artistic quality
- Offering a space where to create community and develop network and projects
3. Acts as an advocate and representative of non-Finnish born artists residing in Finland
- in cultural-political decision making and development processes
- in Nordic-Baltic and global networks
The Globe Art Point is established and managed by the association Globe Art Point ry and was supported :
- in 2017 by Finnish Cultural Foundation, Ministry of Education and Culture and Helsinki City Cultural Office.
- in 2018 by Helsinki city, Ministry of Education and Culture and Finnish Cultural Foundation.