Open Call DL 10.2.

View at AARK.

Working & Thinking… surrounded by the rural Archipelago Nature.

AARK – a space to think and time to develop something new!
Voluntary Open Studio and Artist Talks.


We are looking for professional contemporary artists / art professionals from all disciplines for whom nature and the surrounding seaside could be an interesting area to research or theme to work on. We offer a space to think and time to develop a new idea – or to continue on a work in progress.
Our special area is the unique archipelago, with the National Park and biosphere area; frozen seas, light summer nights, rich bird life as well as star nights – AARK has something to offer around the year: outer archipelago or the nearby wild forrest lake, seaside straight outside AARK, passing ships.
AARK can offer a quiet retreat as well a more social setting – depending on the artist’s needs and other art professionals visiting. We can organize a weekly informal meeting in the residency. Travel and working plans, questions, dinners and Sauna … or just having some coffee together.
Our location is by the ferry shore and a small boats dock so there is always some traffic and people around. But still, house and the archipelago can be very silent specially during winter months.
We encourage a dialog inside AARK, between both national and international quests and a dialog with local people and the environment. A residency period is what You make it for! Sometimes just 1 OR about 5 artists at the residency, depending on timing.

AARK Artist Residency in Finland
Renja Leino & Benkku at AARK

Application to info@aark.fi 
– free formulated motivation letter, why do you want to come to AARK?
– CV
– your WWW, or Low Res images, PDF.
– Please be clear WHEN do you wish to come. (August is already full)
– Fill the application form if possible or add that info into your text.

http://www.resartis.org/en/residencies/upcoming_deadlines/?id_content=5431

http://www.resartis.org/en/residencies/list_of_residencies/?id_content=6847

SPACE: 
Single Studio 56m2. Open space, kitchen and wc/shower. Sea/forrest view.
Seaside apartment 72
m2 with 2 separate bedrooms. Living and working space. Kitchen, wc, shower. We have 2 Seaside apartments.

  • Please indicate if you are willing to share the space with all gender.
    –  a ruff basement to 30m2 for what ever use. Woodwork etc.
    – Traditional Finnish Sauna & Swim… about once a week.
    – Wireless internet.
    Bicykles on the yard – and a car for low cost.
    – TOOLS: simple tools for wood. Tripods, a projector.

Artist pays all daily living costs and travels. No specific assistance but we can help if needed.

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Welcome with your application!

Artist and director  Renja Leino is on a travel and can answer your questions after 5.2.
www.renjaleino.com