July 2015
Renja Leino Korppoon Kulttuurikorppi 2015

AARK founder and coordinator/ artistic leader Renja Leino is this years Korpo Culture Raven 2015 It is Korpo Kultur Gillet behind this honour. Photo by Merja Fredrikson during Renjas solo exhibition opening Paradox of the Sea at Archipelago Centre Korpoström. Behind is the photograph New Seapainting.

July 2015
Welcome Susi!

Welcome Susi Scheucher from Austria, Vienna, for July! See you tomorrow morning at AARK in Korpo by Retais ferry shore.

July 2015
Welcome to AARK in July

We welcome the working group of 3: Ville Kurki, regissor-dramaturg, FIN Sofia Molin actor, FIN France Sophie Lannefrangue, writer, FRANCE

June 2015
Mark Nixons new work Shiver House at Barefoot Path

Mark Nixon is a London based architect/ artist who has been at AARK residency since April. This is our very first co project with Barefoot Path that is just a few kilometers distance from Retais ferry and from AARK. info at

May 2015

We warmly welcome new artists arriving today and tomorrow: Melodie Reay Canada / Louisiana USA for June Beata Szparagovska Poland / Bryssels for June Lori Hepner USA for June and July Mark Nixon from UK and Viliina Koivisto FIN are still here - this means that our spaces at AARK are full and lots of […]

May 2015
AARK gives an opportunity...

Gongratulations artists Anni Saijonkivi and Lilli Haapala! They just graduated - today - from TUAS Turku Arts Academy Fine Arts. Both gets  1 month working period at AARK during autumn 2015. Welcome!

May 2015
AARK thanks for support
May 2015
Open Door at AARK Sat. 9.5. 2015 12-15

Saturday 9th of May Open Door at AARK. Artist from Finland Viliina Koivisto will be present as well founders Renja Leino and Bengt Andersson. We will be happy to show You around and tell more about AARK. Welcome to visit us! Near AARK in Retais village in Korpo is even another Open Door event: Bare Foot Path with this years artists […]

April 2015
July 1 apartment free to apply

We got cancellation for 1 apartment 2nd floor in July. Possible for f.ex. 2 art professionals in a shared apartment. Applications and questions:  [email protected]  

April 2015
First artists has arrived!

April Nina-Maria Oförsagd, Fin Viliina Koivisto, Fin Nanna Saarhelo, Fin and Mark Nixon, UK,  is on he's way towards Korpo - today!  

January 2015
Great start for AARK

Indeed this is a great start for AARK. We got several applications from USA, UK, Italy, Palestine, Australia, Finland, Ireland, Belgium, Poland, Italy...Thank you all who applied  - we are going to contact you very soon again, hopefully next week.  We have got essential support autumn 2014 from Pargas City and Swedish Cultural Foundation /Svenska kulturfonden to start up this residency […]

January 2015
Still 4+ days to apply 2015.

Today -6C Last summer a small boat trip in 25C. AARK likes all seasons, they are just different. At the moment warm clothes are needed!    

January 2015
Windy view from Uto!

Posted by Hannas horisont on Friday, January 2, 2015

December 2014
OPEN CALL for 2015

The new AARK Archipelago Art Residency in Korpo Finland is finally ready to announce the very first Open Call 2015  for winter - spring- summer- autumn. First deadline Thursday 15th. January. For national and international professionals. The Residency program is under development, 2015 is a pilot year. We are     looking for professional contemporary artists / art […]

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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)