SUMU A.i.R. Program, Turku, Finland (Lá Fora… 284)

Call for new media artists, working in the intersection of new technologies and contemporary art

Deadline : April 30th 2010

Arte Association’s Artists’ Residency SUMU offers one- to three month residencies in 2011 to new media artists, working in the intersection of new technologies and contemporary art.

The residence 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.


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.


April 30th 2010 (postmark). Session dates: the 1st half of the year 2011.

September 30th 2010 (postmark). Session dates: the 2nd half of the year 2011.

The artists for the program will be selected by the residence committee. The committee is formed by the members of the Arte association and the collaborator organizations, Åbo Akademi University and Turku Art Museum.

Please send your completed submission by mail to the address below.


Gallery Titanik / Sumu A.i.R.

Paula Väinämö, Coordinator

Itäinen Rantakatu 8

20700 Turku


phone: +358-2-2338 372



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