Tuesday, November 29, 2011

SUMU Artist-in-Residence program, Turku, Finland


Arte Association’s Artists’ Residency SUMU offers one- to three-month residencies in 2013 to new media artists, working in the intersection of new technologies and contemporary art. The residency is located in Turku, in the South-western coast of Finland. Artists are provided with free accommodation and studio, and a possibility of exhibiting their work either in Sumu’s studio space which is adjoined to Arte’s gallery Titanik or in another public space in Turku or on Sumu’s website. The artists must fund all their living expenses including food and transportation. Arte can help the artists with material costs up to 200 euros depending on the application.

Application instructions

Please prepare an individual submission, including:

- short, clear & realistic project plan (max one page)

- short artist statement (max one page)

- CV (max one page) plus artist’s homepage

- DVD / CD including a maximum of 10 minutes worth of samples in PC format

- samples of recent work as print-outs (3–5 pieces)

The submissions will not be returned.

E-mail or internet applications are not accepted, only submissions sent by mail are processed.

Deadlines for Spring 2013: April 15th 2012 (postmark).

Deadlines for Autumn 2013: September 15th 2012 (postmark).

Please send your completed submission by mail to:

Gallery Titanik / Sumu A.i.R.

Itäinen Rantakatu 8

20700 Turku


The artists for the program will be selected by the residency committee. The committee is formed by the members of the Arte association and the collaborator organization, Turku Art Museum as well as one additional noticeable media art professional.

Further information: website www.titanik.fi, blog: www.sumuair.wordpress.com, contact:

Annukka Vähäsöyrinki, Gallery- and Residency Coordinator

ARTE / SUMU A.i.R. program


+358 (0)45 8998 772

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