[spectre] Call for applications: Ars Bioarctica art&science residency in Kilpisjärvi Finland

erich eb at randomseed.org
Fri Dec 2 09:32:22 CET 2011

Call for applications: 
Ars Bioarctica art&science residency in 2012

Ars Bioarctica is long term art&science program by the Finnish
Society of Bioart together with the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station.
Since 2010 it is organizing an artist-in-residency program at the  
Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki in 
the sub-Arctic Lapland.

The emphasis of the residency is the Arctic environment and art&
science collaboration and is is open for artists and art&science
research teams.

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. 

The Kilpisjärvi Biological Station offers to the visiting artists
the same possibilities and infrastructure as its scientists and 
staff. This includes access to all scientific equipment, laboratory
facilities, the library and seminar room as well as the usage of
field equipment. A dedicated contact person in Kilpisjärvi will
familiarize residents with the local environment and customs.

The basic costs of a residency period which have to be covered by
the applicant include:
 * travel to Finland
 * travel within Finland to Kilpisjärvi
 * accommodation and provisions at the Station.

Applications have to include the desired residency duration, a work
proposal, a working plan with time schedule, the desired residency
outcome, a list of necessities for the work to be carried out and 
the artists CV.

The application deadline is 31st of January 2012.

The evaluation of the applications emphasizes the quality of the
proposal, its interaction of art&science, its artistic and or 
scientific significance, the projects relation to the thematic 
focus of Ars Bioarctica, and its feasibility to be carried out at
the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in the given time. 

For applications or questions please contact Erich Berger:
erich.berger at bioartsociety.fi 

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