OPEN CALL 2019
FOr the Sake of being(s) Residency at Olo Centre
For the Sake of Being(s) residency provides time, space and facilities for research, experimentation and production of artistic work and ideas. It’s located in East Finland, in the municipality of Enonkoski, next to the Kolovesi national park, in a former village school of Ihamaniemi. The surrounding of the two-floor traditional log house is Finnish rural landscape, with lakes and forests all around.
There are two periods of residency:
One month residency May 2019
One month residency October 2019
Bedroom 1: 13,5 m² 350 € per month
Bedroom 2: 17 m² 400 € per month
Bedroom 3: 21 m² 450 € per month
Besides basic equipment, each room has a working desk. Our beds and mattresses are of high quality and 100% natural materials. The common spaces of the residency include kitchen, bathrooms, winter garden, and wooden sauna. There is a wireless internet connection within the house and a washing machine is available to use. We use only organic washing products in the house.
Studio 1: 54 m² 150 € per month
Studio 2: 54 m² 150 € per month
There are two large separate studios available and suitable especially for both dance and performance artists, yet they’re open to anyone. The height of the studios is 3,35 meters and they have a painted wooden floor, with large windows facing east. Studios have many electric sockets all around. Studio 1 has a large mirror and strong hooks on the roof that can be used for hanging objects or aerial practices.
The guests of the residency are responsible for the travel costs and arrangements. Considering the remote location of the residency, we can help you organise transportation on your arrival and departure, but please note that you are also responsible for these traveling costs. The nearest city is Savonlinna (40 km) from where you can arrive by plane, train or bus from all over Finland. The ones selected for the residency will receive more information.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for the residency, send us an informal application with the following:
preliminary plan of working in the residency (1-2 pages)
attachments (pictures and links)
the spaces of your wish
tell us also if you can share a working space
Send the application to: firstname.lastname@example.org