- Location：Kokkola, Finland
- Disciplines and Media：all disciplines welcomed
- Residency Period：1 to 3 months (in average)
- Institution Provide：Accommodation, studio, a bike
- Paid by artist：All other costs
The Drake Arts Centre residence is an international residency, centrally located in the Kokkola old town area. The residence is run by three cultural institutions in Kokkola: the Nordic Art School, Kokkola town museum and Kokkola town theatre. The programme aims at encouraging open and unbiased interaction between different fields of art through contact with the cultural institutions of the region. Contact between the artists and the local public is encouraged.
Forms of production can be an artwork, a performed production, an Artist Talk or an exhibition. Please note that the program does not automatically include an exhibition for visual artists, but they are offer help in arrangements of an exhibition in co-operation with the visiting artist.
The residence flat is a refurbished old wooden house in the backyard of the Drake home museum, a part of the Kokkola town museum. The flat consists of a bedroom, a kitchenette and a bathroom with shower. The kitchen is equipped with service, fridge and freezer, electric oven, coffeemaker and microwave oven, beds for two and a desk. The residents have access to a bike. The kitchenette is spacious enough to serve as working space depending on the nature of work. Washing machine at the Nordic Art School for visiting artist's disposal.
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Write a letter in your own words and state the preferred time and length of residency, a plan for residency projects and productions during and after the stay. Also enclose your cv or description of your artistic work, recommendations, if any, and information of your partner organization, if any.