Wednesday, 31 December 2014

ARTELES: for those who do not fear the cold! (there is a sauna)

A special residency program for all fields of literature and text-based art. Fiction writing, visual/sound/trad. poetry, graphic novels, code art, calligraphy, typography. All to be equally greeted with joy & creativity in Finland with other enthusiastic, international text artists & writers.  

Deadline for applications: 28th of February 2015

* Online Application form and more information.

Arteles Creative Center in Finland is one of the largest and most international creative residencies in Scandinavia, welcoming over  90 selected visual artists/ curators/ musicians/ writers/ performance artists/ photographers/ designers / architects per year.

LICENSE TO CREATE - Designed to benefit both your present projects and long-term ambitions, our program allows you the time, space & facilities you need in order to develop yourself and your work. You can go experimental, test new ideas, produce works, collaborate with other energetic, international artists, or take it as an opportunity to turn towards to your inner self and the nature.
The center is located in the middle of extraordinary nature of Hämeenkyrö, Finland (European Union Landscape Award in 2009) where you can soak in the fresh air, enjoy the silence, go for wandering walks in the forests, swimming in the many lakes nearby, go skiing and skating at winter time, do hiking and trekking trips in the nearby nature or have daily relaxing in a traditional wood-fire sauna. You can also get to know the fascinating and rich old culture of Finland viewed through Kalevala Epic, full of trolls, witches, myths and its inherent ties with nature.

International residency program for creative professionals from all the fields of
- Visual Arts
- Media & Tech Art
- Music & Sound
- Performing Arts
- Design
- Architecture
- Literature
- Research
- Philosophy

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