Ars Bioarctica Open Calls
Three residency open calls at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station.
18 May 2022
With Mountain Birches on the Tree Line
Writing these notes at the summer solstice in Helsinki, a week after returning from a two-week residency at the biological station in Kilpisjärvi.
Guest post | Annette Arlander | 23 June 2021
During our stay in Kilpisjärvi we were learning from the local environment and plants growing around Saana.
20 June 2021
listening - laboratory
As we were working in the laboratory at the station we read on one of the cupboard doors:
"FUTILITY FACTOR: No experiment is ever a complete failure, it can always serve as a negative example."
12 June 2021
hibernation - phases of waters
A strangely interdependent relationship.
7 June 2021
composition of the landscape - gathering
Research and studies about organic pigments at the Biological Station in Kilpisjärvi.
31 May 2021
Capture and Release
As I leave Kilpisjärvi, I think about what I’m taking and what I’m leaving behind.
Guest post | Taylor Smith | 30 April 2021
How to Capture Flow, Week 2: The Upside-Down Landscapes
The Upside-Down Landscapes: discovering a map of the holes in the Kilpisjärvi landscape
Guest post | Taylor Smith | 16 April 2021
Changes of rhythm, soundscape and visibility
The layers of myths, history and beliefs become palpable when being surrounded by peaks silenced with snow.
Guest post | Nina Luostarinen | 12 April 2021
For my project
, I investigate my relationship to nature through 360° video, and I explore the medium for artistic possibilities to communicate about this.
Guest post | Rozan van Klaveren | 12 April 2021
How to Capture Flow, Week 1
How to Capture Flow, Part II: The Light Journals
. One week of attempts to capture the arctic light in a petri dish.
Guest post | Taylor Smith | 7 April 2021
A view upon wilderness
Nine years ago, I have been watching this same view from this same window...
Guest post | Rozan van Klaveren | 24 November 2020