Lake Kilpisjärvi 2017 Image by Tiina Prittinen
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Sounding Out Spaces: SAANA & KITSIPUTOUS
Lauren Sarah Hayes: site-responsive sonic art | Tobias Feltus: micro & macro imagery |6th-20th July 2017 Sounding Out Spacesis an ongoing...
Tokyo Art & Science Research Residency in Japan
OPEN CALL for the Tokyo Art & Science Research Residency in Japan The Bioartsociety is calling for Finnish artists or artists based in Finland...
Atmospheric imaginaries: science, infrastructure and biopoetics of arctic phenomena /winter fieldwork/
A collaboration between visual artist Hanna Husberg and environmental scientist Agata Marzecova. A year before the nation’s independence Malla...
Autumn Residency at Kilpisjärvi
It changes very quickly here – overnight the snow can come and then it is Winter. That is what Oula Valkeapää mentioned when I arrived and we had...
Immortality for Two
The Bioartsociety cordially invites to an artist talk with Marta de Menezes. 14th December 18:30h Tieteiden talo Kirkkokatu 6, 00170 Helsinki...
Rise of the Necrofauna
The Bioartsociety cordially invites you to the book presentation of Britt Wray "Rise of the Necrofauna" about bringing extinct species back to...
Discussing (changes) with reindeers
The residency was an opportunity for me to finally visit the fantastic place I've missed too many times within Bioart Society activities and it...
Bioartsociety autumn program
We have an intense autumn schedule with many opportunities and events, so we thought to summarize them in this post to for your and our...

The Finnish Bioart Society is the motor behind Ars Bioarctica which is a long term art&science initiative with a focus on the Arctic environment which was started in autumn 2008 in Kilpisjärvi. The activities of Ars Bioarctica encompass the development and implementation of courses, workshops, lectures, conferences and seminars, exhibitions, an artists in residency programme, the establishment of national and international relations as well as the production of works, promotion of Finnish artists and publishing of related material.

The Bioart Society

The Bioartsociety is an association based in Helsinki with more than 80 members from Finland and other countries. It was established in May 2008 at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in Lapland. The Bioartsociety is developing, producing and facilitating activities around art and natural sciences, with an emphasis on biology, ecology and life sciences. Together with the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki it runs Ars Bioarctica, an art&science program with focus on the sub-arctic environment.

Office and postal address

Suomen Biotaiteen Seura ry / Finnish Bioart Society
Kaasutehtaankatu 1
FI-00540 Helsinki