Video Art Festival Turku (VAFT) is an annual video art festival held in Turku that brings exciting and fresh international video art to Finland.

All events are free of charge.

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Ääriö ry is a non-profit association based in Turku, Finland, specializing in curating video art, and whose stated purpose is furthering the exposure of audiovisual art.


The association organizes contemporary art events, most notably the annually held Video Art Festival Turku (VAFT). The association's guiding principles are fairness, gentleness, considerateness, inclusivity, equality, justness, transparency and trustworthiness. Having no jurying fee in our open call for submissions, not charging for entry to the festival, and committing to paying a screening fee to featured artists are some of our central value choices for social and economic equality.


Now you have the chance to join Ääriö, the association behind Video Art Festival Turku. By becoming a support member you'll support the organizing of VAFT and also receive information about other events. Permanent membership costs 5 euros.

If you are interested, please send email to info[a] and you will receive more instructions concerning payment. For the association’s register, please give us the following information: all your first names, your last name, phone number, email address and the place of residence. 


Rose Pietola, Director

tel. +358 44 0633 913


Annina Sirén

Jenna Suomalainen

Tuuli Kristola

Sallamaari Heikkinen

Laura Suurhasko

Salla Turpeinen

Laura Vanonen, Publicist

Milla Millasnoore, Publicist

Aleksandra Turunen, Graphic Designer

Veera Syrén, Entry Coordinator

Johannes Juva, Guest Coordinator

Roos Hekkens, Guest Coordinator

Sara Jaakonmäki, Finance Director

To contact please email at info[a]