Language 
Swedish, Finnish, English
Founded 
2010
Duration 
1-3 months (in average)
Paid by host 

The rent is paid by the host.

Paid by artist 

Travel, material and living costs.

Application guidelines 

Apply by sending them a written letter in your own words. State the preferred time and length of residency, a plan for residency project(s) and productions during and/or after the stay. Enclose your cv or description of your artistic work, recommendations, if any, and information of your partner organization, if any.
The application can be sent by e-mail or letter to the residence secretary. Information about the residency is provided by the secretary. The application and the attachments are not returned.
Decision on the accepted applicants is taken by the board of the residence once a year, after enclosing of each call for proposals. The accepted guest artist will receive a formal invitation.

Deadline 
30/09/2018

Deadline

Deadline 
Once a year on September 30

Drake Arts Centre

Drake Arts Centre

Description 
The Drake Arts Centre residence is an international residency, centrally located in the Kokkola old town area. The residence is run by three cultural institutions in Kokkola: the Nordic Art School, Kokkola town museum and Kokkola town theatre. The programme aims at encouraging open and unbiased interaction between different fields of art through contact with the cultural institutions of the region. Contact between the artists and the local public is encouraged.
Outcome 

Forms of production can be an art work, a performed production, an Artist Talk or an exhibition. Please note that the program does not automatically include an exhibition for visual artists, but they are offer help in arrangements of an exhibtion in co-operation with the visiting artist.

Accommodation Information 

The residence flat is a refurbished old wooden house in the back yard of the Drake home museum, a part of the Kokkola town museum. The flat consists of a bedroom, a kitchenette and a bathroom with shower. The kitchen is equipped with service, fridge and freezer, electric oven, coffeemaker and microwave oven, beds for two and a desk. The resident have access to a bike. The kitchenette is spacious enough to serve as working space depending on the nature of work.
Washing maschine at the Nordic Art School for visting artist's disposal.

Studio Information 

The Art school provides access to a studio of 15m2.

Location 

The residence is situated in central Kokkola, in the historically inspiring old town district, close to the residence partners, cultural amusement and the surrounding nature. Distance to train and bús station 0,3 km. Distance to airport 20 km (regularly operating airport shuttle to city)

Address: 
Läntinen Kirkkokatu 20
67100 Kokkola
Finland
Telephone 
+358 44 7809 474

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