Lake Kilpisjärvi 2017 Image by Tiina Prittinen
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Random Forests Group - artists in residency in Ars Bioarctica
Ars Bioarctica Residency is currently hostingRandom Forests Group which will work on their project until next week. Random Forest Groupis a...
WhiteFeather Hunter - artist in residency in Ars Bioarctica
Ars Bioarctica Residency has a pleasure to host WhiteFeather Hunteras new artists in residency in the Biological Station in Kilpisjarvi. For the...
Open Call for Field_Notes - Ecology of Senses
Field_Notes – Ecology of Senses is an art&science field laboratory organized by the Bioart Society at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in...
In Between, in Kilpisjärvi
In Between, in Kilpisjärvi In flamenco, the dancer is torn between the sky and the ground: the earth pulls you down and you stomp and struggle...
Typologies of Scale
Typologies of Scale by Tobias Feltus| 6th-20th July 2017
I didn’t know what to expect, what I discovered was great contrast in scale, between...
Christina Stadlbauer selected for the Tokyo Art & Science Research Residency
On March 1st closed our open call for the Tokyo Art & Science Research Residency which will be hosted by BioClub Tokyo in partnership with the...
Winogradsky days workshop
Winogradsky days - culturing microorganisms the Winogradsky way, a workshop with Kira O'Reilly 5th and 12th of May 13-17h Kuusipalaa Kolmas linja...
An afternoon with Stelarc
The renowned artist Stelarc is visiting Helsinki and has agreed to spend an informal afternoon with us at Kuusipalaa . 16th of April 15h Kolmas...

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