Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort Residency

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Name of Residency: Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort Residency

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort residency program provides a rent-free residence for visual artists from all over the world in Finnish Lapland. The log cabins are situated inside the resort, surrounded by forests and hills. The cabins have a living room with kitchen and a bathroom with sauna. The kitchen is fully equipped and also bed linen and towels are provided. The log cabin is free of any cost, also electricity and water are included. The resident artist is welcome to stay at Kakslauttanen from 1 week up to 1 month in the summer/autumn season (from July to October). During his/her stay, the resident artist might have a possibility to meet artists from the Artists Association of Lapland and even indigenous Sami artists or artisans. It could also be possible to arrange art courses and workshops for professionals and for amateurs at Kakslauttanen.

Residency Programme since: 2018
Description of Organisation: Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is situated north from the Arctic Circle, close to the town Saariselka in Finnish Lapland, next to Urho Kekkonen National Park. The Resort is built in the middle of a forest, surrounded by wild nature.
Organisation founded in: 1800
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Part of an Institution
Working Languages:
  • English
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 1
  • Weeks: 2
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 1
Number of studios: N/A
Number of artists in residence at one time: between 5 and 10
Studio type and size: N/A
Accommodation type:
Private Cabin/House
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Textile Art
  • Film-making
  • Photography
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Exhibition space
  • Dance/Theatre/Performance Space
  • Woodworking tools
  • Networking
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Pets
  • Application process: Open call
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: No
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): No
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Donation of artwork
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Exhibition
    • Cafe/restaurant
    • Open Studios
    Selection process: By curator
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: Ivalo
    Nearest Train Station: Rovaniemi
    How to reach by plane: From Helsinki to Ivalo airport
    How to reach by train: From Rovaniemi trainstation a bus to Kakslauttanen
    How to reach by car: 1080 km from Helsinki road 4
    Street & Number: Kiilopaantie 9
    Postal Code: 99830
    City: Saariselka
    Country long: Finland
    Kiilopaantie 9
    Saariselka 99830 Finland
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