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.

A list with the members of the Bioartsociety

Partners and collaborators


Erich Berger, director

Piritta Puhto, curator and senior producer

Leena Valkeapää, Ars Bioarctica residency mentor

email: info(at)bioartsociety.fi

Board Members:

Mari Keski-Korsu, chair person, artist                                      

Kristiina Ljokkoi, vice chairperson, curator HAM

Kira O `Reilly, member, artist

Christina Stadlbauer, member, artist, PHD

Antero Kare, member, artist

Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka, member, PHD student Aalto Univ.

Atte Korhola, vice member, professor Helsinki Univ.

Anniina Suominen, vice member, porfessor Aalto Univ.

Piritta Puhto, secretary to the board