We have a weekly program including work days, visits to the neighbourhood and Hameenlinna Art Museum, grilling evening, experiencing Finnish sauna and introducing the nature. It is free to walk here in the forest, pick berries and flowers, go swimming in the lakes and row a boat. Our main idea is to be able to create contacts between international artists, networking and introducing the Finnish artist to the international ones. In a residency of 1-2 weeks we also wish to show the Finnish countryside and life in Finland in general. Also social contacts with local residents are fo great value to us.
Duration of residency
1-2-weeks, longer periods accepted if negociated
We have double room, single room, possibility to share a room and a small cottage for 2-3 persons (family of small group). All our accomodations are summer accomodations with modern toilets, shower, washing machine and sauna nearby in a separate building.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
We accept different lines of art (visual artist, sculptor, photogrpaher, writer). The artists may use the materials we have here in store, use materials from the nature. If they need some special equipment/material/tools they wil have to bring them. We he
Studio / Workspace
The main work space is a shared one (running water, lot of table space), other studios inside in different buildings, lot of possibilities to work outside (weather permitting).
Fees and support
Our normal fee is 150 euros/week/artist. Families/partners are accepted paying the same fee.
Expectations towards the artist
We expect the artis to either organize an exhibition with open house for visitors or to put up a workshop, anyhow optional.
We accept applications by e-mail with CV, some pictures of works and preferably a short resume of the projest planned to work here with. Our curator will selest the artists for the residence will select the artists accordingly and send the invitation to the residency. In case the artist wishes to have a special invitation directed to a certain instance it must be forwarded to us also by the end of November at the same time as the application.We ar nce