AiR

The aim of the Malakta Artist in Residency (AiR) programme is to provide a creative space where artists can work, develop, share, interact and experiment.

Malakta is located in the middle of a beautiful and quiet countryside, and is a family friendly location. The residency is suitable for both individual artist and groups. We offer access to a range of studios and work facilities, and a place to meet with other creative people in a small collaborative community. We encourage applications from a wide range of artists of different cultural and geographic backgrounds. We are open for applications for all phases – from initial research to finishing works.

 

The Malakta AiR offers both a two bedroom fully furnished apartment and single rooms with access to shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. We offer access to extensive working facilities and equipment.

For selected artists we offer possibilities to hold artist talks, exhibitions, engage with community arts activities, realice collaborative projects and to experience the beautiful Ostrobothnian nature and culture.

Please find the complete Malakta AiR description here: Malakta AiR

To apply:

Applications can be submitted all year round.

To apply, please submit the following by email: air@malakta.fi

  1. CV/Resumé (doc, pdf)
  2. Project plan / artist statement of approximately 500 words (doc, pdf) outlying how you wish to spend your time at Malakta, please also specify preferred residency duration and dates.
  3. 6-10 images of work (max 10mb files in total) or links to online videos.

Selected applicants will be notified by email.

Fees:

The programme fee is 650€ per month. We also offer a small number of subsidised places, these are awarded to artists that are interested and willing to participate in community and outreach based projects.

Malakta can provide residents with a detailed letter of confirmation and assist in other ways with funding opportunities in the artist’s home country.

 

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