UNDERCONSTRUCTION!

 

Sivuvalo Platform ry is a non-profit association that promotes multilingual literature and linguistic inclusivity in Finland. Sivuvalo aims to improve the visibility, the position and the literary production of authors who are based in Finland and who write in languages other Finnish and Swedish and works toward providing these authors with the same possibilities and rights as the authors who write in the country’s official languages. The working group has been active since 2013, organizing discussion panels, workshops, exhibitions, experimental literary events and more. Sivuvalo aims to influence the practices of Finnish literary institutions and cultural policymakers to towards more equal and inclusive decision making as well as to professionalize the translation practices associated with multilingual literature in Finland.