We are looking for three artists or artist groups who are interested and
capable of working along one of three newly started research groups of
HENVI over the period of one year.

Deadline October 14th, 2011

Forwarded from Leonardo/OLATS:

Art&HENVI is organized by the Finnish Society of Bioart in collaboration with the Helsinki University Centre For Environmental Research (HENVI) in the context of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012.

We are looking for three artists or artist groups who are interested and capable of working along one of three newly started research groups of HENVI over the period of one year:

The artists will work as part of the research groups and are encouraged to produce an artistic project as result of their investigation. The results of the interdisciplinary collaboration will be presented in fall 2012 in the context of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012.

Each artist/group will receive an initial grant of 3000.- Euro. Additional support will be acquired during the production phase.

Application deadline October 14th 2011

Send your application via email to: erich.berger@bioartsociety.fi
or via mail to:
Finnish Society of Bioart,
Kalevankatu 31 A, Ylähuone,
00100 Helsinki Finland

Date of post stamp counts (latest 14th of October).

Required are:

  • Application statement / letter of motivation
  • Biography
  • CV
  • a portfolio with selected works

The selection of the artists will be strongly based on the artists ability to work independently in interdisciplinary environments as well as the quality and thematic orientation of previous works. The notification of the results will be end of October 2011 and project start November 2011. The jury will be composed of members of the Finnish Society of Bioart, HENVI and international experts. We welcome international applications but want to point out that on-site presence (for some time is) is essential.

More details at http://bioartsociety.fi

Additional links:
Helsinki University Centre For Environmental Research
http://www.helsinki.fi/henvi/ World Design Capital Helsinki 2012
http://wdchelsinki2012.fi/

For questions please contact erich.berger@bioartsociety.fi —
Erich Berger
Coordinator Ars Bioarctica
The Finnish Bioart Society

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