Finland | TUO TUO Kulttuuri Tila residency call
TUO TUO Kulttuuri Tila [space for cultural cultivation] & Residency in Finland - call for applications. TUO TUO is now officially accepting applicants for our inaugural 2020 Residency program. The Residency is open to artists, writers, performers, researchers, therapists, activists, and myriad creative individuals.
Located two hours north of Helsinki, our refurbished schoolhouse – built in the late 1920s – offers studio/exhibition and outdoor space to artists, activists, and progressive thinkers, as well as fully-equipped lodging and gathering spaces for collaborators and guests.
The program is self-directed, there are no requirements to produce work. Residents/ projects spanning Ecology art, Ecopsychology, Permaculture, and interactive public works (which include performance and sound projects) will be given priority acceptance.
Please feel free to email with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Residents can stay 1-3 months.
Application deadline [Extended]: 31 May 2020
Every resident receives a private bedroom within the main house as well as a designated work space/ studio. Artists with similar environmental and conditional requirements will be hosted together for synergy and ease. Conditional criteria covers preferential aspects such as digital technology use, silence and interaction, structure and critique, as well as more granular considerations. Learn more about our accommodations here.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Residents/ projects spanning Ecology art, Ecopsychology, Permaculture, and interactive public works (which include performance and sound projects) will be given priority acceptance. We provide production assistance, project management support/ resourcing, and pr support as well as recycled materials on a case by case basis. Find out more about our facilities here, and our offerings to sound artists and musicians here.
Studio / Workspace
Every resident will receive a designated work studio/ space assignment tailored to their discipline and project needs. There is also a gallery in the main house which can be used for exhibitions or performances. We also encourage artists to take advantage of the lush grounds, wooden sauna building, barn, and the lake’s “floating stage” for their projects.
Fees (cost for artist) and support
Artists fee of 350 Euros per month includes a fully-furnished private bedroom and private work space, as well as access to the kitchen, common areas, laundry, grounds, etc; pickup and drop off from the nearest bus station and weekly trips into town; coffee/tea; sauna, swimming, hiking; production assistance, project management support/resourcing, and PR support.