Founded 
1992
Duration 
Variable (1-3 months)
Paid by host 

Accommodation, studio. For the HICP, HIAP and Frame both offer practical assistance, networks and critical context for the residents’ curatorial research and projects. A public event such as lecture, workshop or screening is organised during each HICP residency.

Paid by artist 

Travel and living costs, materials, etc.

Application guidelines 

Online application.

HIAP

HIAP

Helsinki International Artist-in-residence Programme & Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP)

Description 

The HIAP Residency Programme is offered to arts professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including, but not limited to, Visual and Media Arts, Dance, Theatre and Literature. A residency includes accommodation and studio space at HIAP Studios free of charge for the duration of 1–3 months. The studios, which combine living and working space, are located in Cable Factory and on the island of Suomenlinna, both in Helsinki, Finland.


Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP) offers curatorial residencies in Helsinki for international curators of contemporary art. The programme is co-organised by Helsinki International Artist Programme (HIAP) and Frame Visual Art Finland. The aim of the programme is to provide curators with an opportunity to carry out research and to develop international curatorial projects while building contacts with art practitioners and cultural organisations in Finland.


Note that HIAP offers other kinds of residency programmes, on project basis, bilateral basis or per invitation. For more information, please visit HIAPs' website.

Accommodation Information 

Purpose-built live-in studio. The three international studios are located on the fifth floor of the Cable Factory complex. The studios each have an area of 50 m2 including a private kitchen and bathroom.

Studio Information 

The studios, which combine living and working space, are located in Cable Factory and on the island of Suomenlinna, both in Helsinki, Finland.

Location 

The Cable Factory occupies the premises of an old factory. By train: Helsinki Central Railway Station and by plane: Helsinki Vantaa-Airport. It is 2,5 km from the center. By tram it takes 20 minutes.

Address: 
Tallberginkatu 1 C 97
FIN-00180 Helsinki
Finland
Telephone 
+358 9 6856730
Fax 
+358 9 6856730
Email 
info@hiap.fi

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