Call for collaborative art and media projects, Helsinki 2016
m-cult calls for art projects to be realized during residencies in Helsinki.
The call is open for both international and Finnish artists who work with participation, collaboration and media.
In 2016, 2 full residencies (2 months) and 3-4 mini residencies (2 weeks) will be produced.
The organisers are especially interested in art projects that:
* engage with people, communities or institutions in Helsinki in creation of the work
* use media / digital technology in an inventive, collaborative way
The main focus of the residencies is on collaborative media art. The organisers especially welcome socially engaged or public art projects that relate to digital media or technology as tool, platform or concept. They are delighted to receive proposals that are multidisciplinary and combine practices of visual, sound or performing arts.
The location for most of the residency projects produced in 2016 is Maunula in north Helsinki. Maunula is a neighbourhood built in the 1950´s with a diverse population, lots of forest and a strong culture of democracy.
The selected artists receive a fee of 4000 € (full residency) / 1000 € (mini residency). Taxes will be deducted from the fee; for international artists the tax at source is 15%.There is a production budget to cover material and other costs; the scope of the budget will be negotiated with each selected artist. Accommodation is provided and travel costs are covered for artists coming from outside of Helsinki.
Deadline: 15 January