The Saari Residence 2018 – Koneen Säätiö in Finland

Deadline: 15 August 2017 at 4 p.m. Finnish time
Open to: artists of all disciplines and nationalities
Grant: accommodation, workspace, and a monthly grant, living and travel expenses


The Saari Residence offers artists a unique and peaceful working environment. The Saari Residence offers artists an excellent opportunity to focus undisturbed on creative work in the peaceful and scenic surroundings of a historical, rural manor house, as well as excellent opportunities for interaction with other residents.

Residencies are available to individual artists working in various artistic fields; translators, curators and critics; and artistic groups (working groups and organisations with a business ID) of all disciplines. It is open to all nationalities.

Residency positions are intended for artistic work. Priority is given to fresh, multidisciplinary, marginal, or non-mainstream themes and fields of art. Applicants must present in their application a project proposal or a work plan for their residency.


The residency places are intended for individual artists, translators, curators and critics and artistic collectives (work group or an established organization with a Business ID) of all disciplines and all nationalities for the purpose of carrying out a project proposal presented in advance.


A two-month individual residency includes accommodation, work space, and a monthly grant. The grant is awarded to cover living and travel expenses.

How to Apply?

Please note that the application period begins on 1 August and ends already on 15 August at 4 pm Finnish time. The online application service is open only during the application period.

In order to apply please fill in the application form.

For more information please visit the official webpage.

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