Language 
Swedish, English, Finnish
Founded 
2006
Duration 
1 month (or up to 6 weeks), between 1st of May and 30th of S
Paid by host 

The guest apartment can be used for one month at a time at no cost other than a fee of 100 € (covering internet and laundry).

Paid by artist 

Granted artist in residence pays for his/her travelling costs and living expences.

Application guidelines 

Download the application form here: http://www.kultur.ax/gaestbostaeder and send it via postal mail together with a work plan, a statement of purpose for the stay and a CV.

Deadline 
14/01/2015

Deadline

Deadline 
yearly deadline on January 15.

Eckerö Post and Customs house

Eckerö Post and Customs house

guest apartment

Description 

The Eckerö Post and Customs house is a cultural center with exhibitions, music and theater programs and public events. There is also a café in the North wing of the building complex.

The guest apartment is administered by the Department for Education and Culture of the Government of Åland. 

The guest apartment in Eckerö Post- and Customs house is located by the seaside,35 km from the town of Mariehamn. The house is a historically important building from 1828.

The guest apartment consists of 2 rooms comprising a total of 50 m2 - one bedroom and a combined work room/dining room/kitchenette, a toilet and a shower.

Outcome 

The guest apartment offers a unique environment that can inspire artists in their coming works. The stay may result in local collaboration or impact as, for instance, artist talk, lecures, workshops, community art projects or coming exhibitions. All these activities are optional.

Accommodation Information 

The guest apartment consists of 2 rooms comprising a total area of 50 m2: one bedroom plus a combined work room/dining room/kitchenette, plus toilet and shower.

The artist in residence can use sauna 3 times a week for no extra cost.

Studio Information 

In the South wing of the buildning complex there is also a room of about 30 m2 that can be used as a rehearsal studio, according to a mutual agreement.

Location 

The guest apartment in Eckerö Post- and Customs house is located by the seaside,35 km from the town of Mariehamn, in Eckerö municipality.

Address: 
The Government of Åland
Pb 1060
AX-22111 Mariehamn
Finland
Telephone 
+358 (0)18-25 000

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