RESIDENCIES ARE OPEN TO APPLY
There is still room even this spring for the quick ones.
Haihatus admits 1 - 6 full calendar month residencies. Residency fee is 650 euros/month/private room and 975 euros/double room/artist couple. Approved residents are invoiced a 100 euros deposit/month (150 euros/double room) as a booking fee and the rest fee in the preceding month of the arrival.
Haihatus is known for it´s fluency and fast desicions, the comittee deals with the applications almost daily, so one gets the decision soon!
Haihatus is a place to focus on making art and getting inspired.
Haihatus artist residence program aims to collaboration and communication between arts and artists. There is lots of space to make art and colleagues to work and spend time with. Own space and time is also available.
Duration of residencies is 1-6 months in full calendar months.
Haihatus is located in a rural community called Joutsa. The distance from Helsinki to Joutsa is 200 km and from the nearest city Jyväskylä 70 km. There are good daily express coach services and you´ll reach Joutsa by bus in 3 hours from Helsinki Airport. There are supermarkets, shops, flea markets, restaurants cafes, a good library and a twice a week cinema in Joutsa. Nature in Joutsa is beautiful and the seasonal change is very affective. There are forests to ramble and lakes to swim - or ski and ice skate in winter.
DISCIPLINES, WORK EQUIPMENT AND ASSISTANCE
Artists of all disciplines are welcome. Artists use their own materials and equipments but in the work studios there are also some materials and tools for joint use. The performing arts studio is equiped with dance mats. Residency coordinator assists any ways needed.
The residency rooms are 17 – 23 m2 with one or two beds. Rooms are furnished and each of them includes a small kitchen with dishware. WC's and showers are located in the joint rooms.
There are 10 - 60 m² spaces to work or practise, room for performing, exhibitions, dwelling, wi-fi, a sauna etc. Three haihatuscats, Purhonen, Korhonen and Räisänen are freely purring all over the house, which might the allergic ones be good to be aware of.
Accomodation room, studio or practise space and the right to use common spaces (a bigger joint kitchen/ living room, tv-room, sauna etc.) costs 650 €/month. Artist couple sharing a double bed room costs 975€/month. Residents´ short term guests are charged 10 €/ night/ a matress on the floor in resident´s room or 20€/ private room. The payments are non-refundable in case of cancellation or residency interruption.
Travel, food and other living costs pay the artists themselves.
EXPECTATIONS AND POSSIBILITIES
Each applicant is personally responsible for ensuring that all necessary travel, health, personal property, and other insurance policies as well as travel documents are up to date.
Artists have the possibility to arrange workshops and happenings to present their art during the residency. They can also participate the joint Haihatus International exhibitions held yearly in the Haihatus exhibition house.
To apply visit http://www.en.haihatus.fi/lomake.html?id=2
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