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The Pro Artibus foundation Artist in Residence-programme, Helsikni,Finland

The Pro Artibus foundation Artist in Residence-programme, Helsikni,FinlandDeadline: 15 September 2011

Foundation is located in the town of , 100 km southwest of Helsinki http://www.raseborg.fi. The foundation offers established foreign artists free accommodation and work facilities for a period of 2-3 months. The objective is to give foreign artists a chance to familiarize themselves with the region and the Swedish Finnish society, bringing a fresh element from other cultures to the local cultural life.

A selection committee annually selects 4-5 visiting artists, based on applications.

Invited artists have access to a 62m2 fully furnished apartment with 4 rooms and a kitchen in a building located on the campus of NOVIA University of applied sciences.

Studio and exhibition facilities, altogether 135m2 in the same building

The Pro Artibus Foundation provides the visiting artist opportunities to exhibit works produced during the residency. The foundation also organizes opportunities for the artist to familiarize with the surrounding area and its culture. Participating artist is expected to give short lectures and/or arrange workshops for students in the local schools. One work of art, produced during the residency, is to be donated to art collection of Pro Artibus.

Those wishing to apply for a residency period are to submit

  • a free written application including a project proposal (max 2 pages A4)
  • CV
  • 5-6 images of previous works.

Send your application to:

Pro Artibus

AiR Manager Åsa Lönnqvist

Gustaf Wasas gata 11

FIN-10600 Ekenäs

Finland.

Electronically: asa.lonnqvist@proartibus.fi

Application deadline 15 September.

Applications may be submitted by regular post or by e-mail. Electronically submitted images in jpg-format.

For more information:

AiR-coordinator Åsa Lönnqvist

asa.lonnqvist@proartibus.fi

Complete rules and application form may be downloaded from the web site:

http://www.proartibus.fi/english/studios/artist_in_residence/

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