• Ars Bioarctica Residency

    Apply for the Ars Bioarctica residency 2016 – Application deadline October  30th 2015

    Since 2010 the Finnish Society of Bioart is organizing the ARS BIOARCTICA RESIDENCY PROGRAM together with the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki in the sub-Arctic Lapland. The residency has an emphasis on the Arctic environment and art and science collaboration. It is is open for artists, scientists and art&science research teams.

     

    The residency takes place in the facilities of the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station. It provides the residents with a combined living and working environment, kitchen, bathroom, sauna and internet connection.

    The Kilpisjärvi Biological Station offers the residents the same possibilities and infrastructure as its scientists and staff. This includes access to scientific equipment, laboratory facilities, the library and seminar room as well as the usage of field equipment. A dedicated mentor in Kilpisjärvi will familiarize residents with the local environment and customs.

     

     

    Application procedure:

    Applications have to include:

    Application deadline October 30th 2015

    Travel to and within Finland to Kilpisjärvi have to be covered by the applicant as well as the accommodation at the Station. The Finnish Society of Bioart will assist with the funding process.

    Costs:

    Travel: Depending on the season and means of transportation the costs to travel from Helsinki vary significantly from 150 EURO to 350 EURO.

    Accommodation: the accommodation for the residency is around 13.- EURO per person per night excl. food

    Evaluation:

    The evaluation of the applications emphasizes the quality of the proposal, its interaction of art&science, its artistic and scientific significance, the projects relation to the thematics of Ars Bioarctica and its feasibility to be carried out at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in the given time.

    Send applications or questions to Piritta Puhto: piritta[dot]puhto[at]bioartsociety[dot]fi

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    Blog by residents:
    http://www.bioartsociety.fi/residency/

    Previous Residents:

    • Emily Parsons-Lord & Devon Ward, winter 2016
    • Marta Rodríguez Bada, winter 2015
    • Lena Ortega, winter 2015
    • François-Joseph Lapointe, winter 2015
    • Michele Banks, fall 2015
    • Shawn Brixey / Ruth Le Gear, fall 2015
    • Jan Heinonen, summer 2015
    • Aino Johansson, summer 2015
    • Paula Humberg, summer 2015
    • Maija Salema, Nijole Kalinauskaite, summer 2015
    • Byron Rich, Heather Brand, summer 2015
    • Tom Fisher, summer 2015
    • Karolina Sobacka, Rüdiger Trojok, summer 2015
    • Sarah Roberts, summer 2015
    • Mary Tsang, spring 2015
    • Richard Lerman, Mona Higuchi, spring, summer, fall 2015
    • Nicolas Perret, Silvia Ploner, winter 2015
    • Julia Aduzki, winter 2015
    • Nicky Assmann, winter 2014
    • Maria Huhmarniemi, autumn 2014
    • Kelly Williamson, autumn 2014
    • Benjamin Pothier, autumn 2014
    • Jari Heinonen, autumn 2014
    • Richard Lermann, autumn 2014
    • Sarah Alden, summer 2014
    • Nijole Kalinaus, summer 2014
    • Salemaa Maija, summer 2014
    • Mark Mitchell, summer 2014
    • Barbara Melville, summer 2014
    • Erin Fortier, spring 2014
    • James Rolfe, spring 2014
    • Jason Baerg, spring 2014
    • Annette Arlander, spring 2014
    • Joris Strijbos, winter 2014
    • Riika Wesamaa, spring 2013
    • Maija Salema, spring 2013
    • Nijole Kalinauskaite, spring 2013
    • Jessica Laino, summer 2013
    • Thomas Grill, summer 2013
    • Miranda Vissers, summer 2013
    • Oron Catts, fall 2013
    • Erich Berger, fall 2013
    • Antero Kare, fall 2013
    • Tere Vaden, fall 2013
    • Lucy Crowder, fall 2013
    • Markus Decker, fall 2013
    • Michael Schweiger, fall 2013
    • Paul Anders Simma, spring 2012
    • Leena Valkeapää, spring 2012
    • Anu Osva, summer 2012
    • Till Bovermann, summer 2012
    • Meri Hietala, summer 2012
    • Matthew Biederman, fall 2012
    • Marco Peljhan, fall 2012
    • Lisa Haskel, fall 2012
    • Kenny Kim, fall 2012
    • Muhhamad Hafiz Wan Rosli, fall 2012
    • Terrence Uyarak, fall 2012
    • Jose Cano Arias, winter 2012
    • Axel Straschnoy, fall 2011
    • Katja Nieminen, fall 2011
    • Rosanne Van Klaveren, summer/fall 2011
    • Rebeca Mendez, Adam Euwens, summer 2011
    • Berenice Rodríguez Ramírez, Emilio Zamudio Murillo, spring 2011
    • Antye Greie, spring 2011
    • Anu Osva, winter 2010/11
    • Axel Straschnoy, winter 2010/11
    • Helene von  Oldenburg, summer 2010
    • Claudia Reiche, summer 2010
    • Sini Haapalinna, summer 2010
    • Anu Osva, summer 2010
    • Andrea Polli,  summer 2010
    • Raquel Renno,  winter 2010

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    The lab at the biological station:

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