Apply for the Ars Bioarctica Residency
Application deadline 22 December, 2017
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Application procedure

Apply with the online application form below and include a CV and work plan as pdf.

Application deadline December 22nd 2017


Travel to and within Finland to Kilpisjärvi have to be covered by the applicant as well as the accommodation at the Station. The Finnish Society of Bioart will assist with the funding process by providing a letter of invitation to the selected artists.

Travel: Depending on the season and means of transportation the costs to travel from Helsinki vary significantly from 150 EURO to 350 EURO.

Accommodation: The cost of accommodation is 13,15 € / day / person and breakfast, lunch and dinner at the canteen is approx. 37 € / day / person for the members of bioartsociety and artists/researchers related to Finnish universities. For others, the accommodation is 30 € / day / person and the food approx. 37 € / day / person.


The evaluation of the applications emphasizes the quality of the proposal, its interaction of art&science, its artistic and scientific significance, the projects relation to the thematics of Ars Bioarctica and its feasibility to be carried out at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in the given time. 

Practical points:

When making your plans, please, take into account the local weather (more on that here: and during the winter months the station is often rather quiet and, thus, offers possibilities to solitary work. Families are welcome to the residency.


In case of questions please contact Piritta Puhto

Application form
First name
  • Last name
  • Profession
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Email address
  • Website
  • Preferred period
  • to
  • I will be able to cover all of my residency costs.
  • I need a letter of invitation to apply for a residency grant:
  • Short Biography
  • 1500 characters remaining

    Brief work proposal
  • 1500 characters remaining

    Upload your CV
    Upload your work plan