NEWS & EVENTS
August 2022
"Wind" by Renja Leino is avaiable in Souncloud

As a very special treat, artist Renja Leino’s sound work Tuuli – Vind is available on SoundCloud before, during and after the ABOAGORA 2022: Wind event! 🙌 ABOAGORA Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/p/ChW_Y6Ct4rF/ Wind (2011)In her sound work Wind Renja Leino, an artist based on the island of Korpo, makes tangible the constant presence and significance of […]

July 2022
Open studios 26.07

Next Tuesday, 26.07, the artists in residency will open their studios to welcome everybody that wants to get to know them and their art practices. Open Studios are a great opportunity to meet creative people for around the world in a relaxed environment. If you haven't been in the residency before, Open Studios are also […]

July 2022
AARK with Ukraine

When you are an art residency on a small island on an archipelago, and a new and horrible war hits a "nearby" country... what is the best you can do to help those people in the best way you can? Yes, you are right, make an open call and offer a residency for those artists […]

June 2022
Artist Jukka Hakanen painting mural at AARK

The artist Jukka Hakanen has been invited by Renja Leino and Benkku Adersson to AARK to paint Corpa bird on the building facade. The artwork is an interpretation of the original Coat of Arms of Korpo by Gustaf von Numers. Jukka Hakanen is a well known Finnish artist and mural painter. Have a look at […]

May 2022
Open studios & Ukraine Solidarity Residencies

Next Saturday, AARK will host an open studio with Tata Asteri & Mykhanko Oksana, artist from Ukraine that are staying at the residency as a part of Ukraine Solidarity Residencies. The open studio is a great opportunity to get in touch with the international artists staying at the residency, and their work. It is an […]

March 2022
We welcome Ukrainian artists

Artist leaving Ukraine, we want to support you in this horrifying situation! We welcome artists / art professionals to free 2 Studio apartments. Right now for some months till end of May, maybe longer. Apartments can be shared by 4 artists easily. Please contact us info at [email protected] (add short cv / motivation letter) Of […]

December 2021
Varsinais-Suomen taidepalkinnon 2021 saa taiteilija Renja Leino | Tiedote

Varsinais-Suomen taidetoimikunta palkitsi taiteilija Renja Leinon hänen kokonaisvaltaisesta omistautumisestaan ja pitkäjänteisestä toiminnastaan taiteilijana. Palkinnon suuruus on 10 000 euroa. Renja Leinon ammatillinen ura on yhdistelmä taiteilijan, opettajan ja taidealan taustavaikuttajan työtä. Taiteilijana Leinon uralla on ollut tärkeää ihmisen ja luonnon välinen suhde, jossa näkyvät erityisesti saaristoluonnon ja meren tilaan liittyvät muutokset. Saaristoon kytkeytyy myös Leinon […]

November 2021
Open Call 2022 Islands Sea

  Open Call for art professionals from all disciplines2022 Islands Sea   First DL 30.11.2021   Welcome to apply for 1 - 12 months residency! Even shorter visits possible depending on timing.   We are looking for Art Professionals artists / researchers from all disciplines for whom the archipelago nature and the surrounding seaside could […]

July 2021
AARK & Korpo Gård Makasiini

AARK & KORPO GÅRD MAKASIINI1.7.-31.7.2021 Näyttely avoinna joka päivä klo 10-18Exhibition open every day 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Korpo GårdKorppoontie 6, 21710 Korppoo   AARK & Korpo Gård Makasiini A collaboration between AARK and Korpo Gård starts! We got a lovely invitation to start exhibiting in Korpo mansion’s Makasiini. Thank you Tuulikki Vahe-Rohrbach for your initiative! […]

June 2021
Cooperation with Barefoot Path 10 years anniversary

Here we artists live, on different islands, meeting at AARK on Korpo Island! Artists Timo O Nenonen and Kimmo Ylönen came to prepare their works. Barefoot Path 10 years anniversary 2021. Welcome to visit www.barfotastigen.com

June 2021
Piirainen Blom Company recorded in Korpo Church

When Venla Ilona Blom revisited our residency, she came together with the members of Piirainen Blom Company to compose new music. They recorded one of their compositions in the medieval church of Korpo. Here you can enjoy the video of the recording. From AARK residency we want to thank Esa Killström for giving this oportunity. […]

June 2021
Blue jello and other stuff

Following discolouring of fabrics and movement in jello have been our ways of submerging in to the slow retreat of AARK. Rubuzak art collective makes experimental installations in which the materials are allowed to carry the process. The process is always set in motion by sensing and sensitising in space. Rubuzak’s works often contain elements […]

May 2021
May 2021 update

During the pandemic there have been only Finland based artists here in AARK. We are very happy to have been able to have them, even despite the current situation! Currently, artists collective RUBUZAK by Appe Leppänen and Salla Sillgren are working for 1 month artist residency at AARK. They both graduated from TUAS Arts Academy Fine Arts […]

December 2020
Happier New Year 2021 for You and us all!

WELCOME BACK TO AARK, please take care and See You Soon!

October 2020
Update from artists that have been at AARK

Many of the artist that have been in our residency during these years, are right now having important shows around the world. Here you can discover some of them. Marco Dessardo, AARK artist 2019 The Marco Dessardo is having an exhibition in Brussels right now: Plans Anti-Dérive, Quadriennale de la Fuite. Some of the works in […]

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Wepbage created by Ubuntu Productions (Korpo)
Most of the pictures by Renja Leino  |  Drone and pictures of the studios by Ubuntu Productions (Korpo)
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