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                                       

Kristiina Ljokkoi, vice chairperson

Kira O `Reilly, member

Christina Stadlbauer, member

Antero Kare, member

Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka, member

Janne Halme, vice member

Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki, vice member

Piritta Puhto, secretary to the board