24 Artists and Practitioners Selected for Ars Bioarctica Residency
posted by Johanna Salmela on 26 November 2019

The Bioart Society is happy to announce the selection of artists and practitioners for 2020–2021 residencies:

Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor – professor, poet, activist, US
Pavel Cenkl – dean, artist, activist, athlete, US
Wendy Wuyts – researcher, writer, BE
Nina Luostarinen – Phd, FI 
Marta Ferracin – artist, IT/AUS
Taru Happonen – painter, FI 
Rosanne van Klaveren – artist, researcher, teacher, NED/BE
Leah Beeferman – artist, US 
Sarah Robinson – researcher, artist, GBR/AUS; Tracy Hill – Transdisciplinary Artist and Research Associate; Dr Donna Franklin – Academic and Bioartist
Rebecca Cummins – artist, US 
Kati Rapia, Ilona Valkonen and Pia Siren – visual artists, FI 
Michaela Caskova – visual artist, illustrator, educator, nomadic gardener, CZ 
Saara Renvall – artisan and designer, FI 
Kira O'Reilly – artist, IR/FI 
Maria Antonia Gonzalez Valerio – professor, MX; Laura Beloff – artist, researcher, professor, FI;  Lena Ortega Atristain – artist, researcher, lecturer, MX 
Johanna Lonka – artist, FI 
Aksel Haagensen – photographer, EST/AUS 
Lucy Helton – artist, GBR/USA

Ars Bioarctica residency programme has been running since 2009. It is hosted by the Bioart Society in collaboration with the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki. Located in Gilbbesjávri, Sápmi, the residency has an emphasis on the subarctic environment and art and science collaboration. It is open for professional artists, scientists and art&science research teams at all stages of their careers.

To read about our previous residency guests and their projects, please visit https://bioartsociety.fi/projects/ars-bioarctica/posts

Image: George Ridgway