Founded 
2010
Duration 
Depending on the project
Paid by artist 

Travel to and within Finland to Kilpisjärvi have to be covered by the applicant. The Finnish Society of Bioart will assist with the funding process. 

Tags 
i-Portunus

Finnish Society of Bioart

Finnish Society of Bioart

Ars Bioarctica residency program

Description 

The Bioart Society hosts currently two regular residency programmes: Ars Bioarctica residency programme and biannual Field_Notes field camp.

  • Ars Bioarctica residency programme has an open call once a year. There are 4 residency periods length of 2 or 4 weeks in different seasons of the year. They welcome applications from artists of any discipline and stages of professional career. 
  • Field_Notes is an art&science field laboratory at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in Lapland, Finland. Five groups work for one week in the sub-Arctic Lapland to develop, test and evaluate specific interdisciplinary approaches on questions located above the ground.

Bioart Society is the motor behind Ars Bioarctica which is a long term art&science initiative with a focus on the sub-arctic environment. It was started in autumn 2008 together with the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki. Ars Bioarctica fosters projects between artists and scientists to develop new kind of scientific and artistic thinking and through this participate and contribute to the discussion on the relation of humankind and nature. It is located in Kilpisjärvi, the most Northern part of Finland. 

Accommodation Information 

The residency takes place in the facilities of the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station. It provides the residents with a combined living and working environment, a basic laboratory, internet connection and sauna. 


Here you can read more about the project from Juan Delgado, developed in the residency and supported by i-Portunus, EU Mobility Scheme for artists and cultural professionals.

Address: 
SOLU / Bioart Society
Luotsikatu 13
00160 Helsinki
Finland

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