Below Zero Finnish Art Prize 2020

Open Call

The contemporary art prize for Finnish artists emerging on the international scene, returns to Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall in association with the Finnish Institute in London. For 2020 Below Zero offers a substantial production prize worth up to £15,000.

Key dates

  • 10 May 2019: general application portal opens
  • 1 August: submission deadline for open call proposals (deadline extended to Sunday 4th August at midnight Finnish Time)
  • 10 August: shortlist announced to develop a full proposal
  • 15 September: submission deadline for shortlist proposals
  • 19/20 September: shortlisted artists interviews
  • 1 October: Below Zero 2020 winner announced
  • January – March 2020: residency & exhibition in London

To apply please click here for further information

Or enter the Application Portal below: 


Recent Projects


Friday 19 July 2019

7 – 11pm

performance at Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall

£8 (£4 concessions) advance tickets via eventbrite here
£10 on the door
N.B. space is limited and tickets may sell out in advance

Vocalis places emphasis on giving voice in many forms; sharing ideas, drawing on collective memory and Beaconsfield’s long engagement with time-based/live art, performance, text and sound.


Friday 21 June, 2019, 7-9pm

Humble Demi | Louie Le Vack | Maedb Joy | Poetess Jess | Kookie Pops | Nikki Demajo Albanese |Tha Reme |  Noah Dunbar | Rosie Webb | Rebekah Alero

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VOCALIS | 19 July 2019

This Friday from 7 to 11pm

the VOCALIS performance ‘happening’ returns to Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall

advance tickets via eventbrite here

£8 (£4 concessions)
£10 on the door
N.B. space is limited and tickets may sell out in advance


Preview: FOAM TALENT | LONDON 2019

For the fourth year running, Beaconsfield is delighted to host Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and to co-present the brand new exhibition Foam Talent 2019, with works from a new generation of…

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