The Bioartsociety is an association based in Helsinki with more then 80 members from Finland and other countries. It was established in May 2008 in 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 a focus on the the sub Arctic environment.

A list with the members of the Bioartsociety

Partners and collaborators


Erich Berger, director

Piritta Puhto, producer

Leena Valkeapää, Ars Bioarctica residency mentor

Board Members:

Kristiina Ljokkoi, chairperson

Mari Keski-Korsu, vice chair person                                       

Minna Långström, member

Antero Järvinen, member

Antero Kare, member

Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka, member

Christina Stadlbauer, vice member

Kira O `Reilly, vice member

Piritta Puhto, secretary to the board