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Monthly feature : Dora Dalila Cheffi
Film festival October 1 - 4
Dora Dalila Cheffi & ÈLBÉ: Middle Sea



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Closely following the French government’s regulations and best practices, the Finnish Institute takes all the necessary measures to ensure the health and safety of all the visitors and staff members.

– Both staff members and visitors over the age of 11 will be required to wear a mask at Institut finlandais. Visitors must bring their own masks.
– In the exhibition space, please remember to respect the 1-meter social distancing rule.
– Our premises are regularly cleaned, and there are multiple hand sanitiser points in the institute. Remember to wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water.
– In the gallery space, we can allow 5 people at a time.

Please stay home and postpone your visit if you have even any mild symptoms of COVID-19.
Let’s take care of each other!

Carte Blanche à Laura Väre, exhibition view. Photographie : Aurélien Mole.


Institut finlandais proposes a multidisciplinary programme through its various on-site events and off-site collaborations.
Image from Emilia Kuurila's MA collection. Photo: Sofia Okkonen


Institut finlandais supports the mobility of artists and other cultural professionals through the IF Studios and TelepART programmes.

Monthly Feature: Dora Dalila Cheffi

The Middle Sea exhibition, which opens in September, presents works by Finnish-Tunisian artist Dora Dalila Cheffi and the fashion brand ÉLBÈ. We discussed with Cheffi about her work and the implementation of the collaborative project.

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