Climate Whirl (Finland): Open call for applications for an Art & Science Residency


Are you an artist or part of an artist group? Are you interested in multi-disciplinary research related to forests and the atmosphere? The Climate Whirl art programme at the University of Helsinki offers artists an opportunity to work at a scientific research station and related measuring stations in dialogue with researchers and utilising the research infrastructure and data of the station. The residency will be realized in 2020.

The artist-in-residence will live in either a log building or the course centre with a shared kitchen and sanitary facilities. The station area includes historical log buildings from the early 1900s, which can be used for accommodation from May to September. Shared flats in the more modern course centre are used for winter accommodation.

The artist(s)-in-residence are selected by an expert jury comprising representatives from the worlds of science and the arts.

Conditions of the residency

A fee of €3,000 will be paid to the selected artist or group of artists.
Max. €3,000 will be contributed towards the production costs of the new work of art.
The residency covers the accommodation costs.
Reasonable travel costs to the station from Finland or Europe will be covered to a maximum amount of €500. The organisers encourage applicants to travel to Hyytiälä by land or water!
The artist-in-residence or group of artists may stay at the station for a maximum of six weeks during 2020. In the case of a group, the residency must be agreed according to the accommodation capacity of the station.

Deadline: 18 November 2019

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