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Helsinki International Artist-in-Residence

HIAP the Helsinki International Artist-in-Residence Programme invites international visual artists to submit applications for HIAP Production Residencies for the period of 2009/10.

HIAP Production Residencies provide professional visual artists with an opportunity to concentrate on developing new concepts and / or producing new works in Helsinki. Production support is offered for the whole production process from the first idea until the finished piece.

The length of the residency, the amount of the production budget and other practical issues will be negotiated with the selected artist according to the specific circumstances of their production proposal. HIAP Producton Residencies include travel grant, per-diem grant for living costs in Helsinki, accommodation and workspace, and production support, including moderate production budget.

HIAP is looking for proposals that demonstrate an original and imaginative approach to visual art production, emotional and psychological insight, personal dedication and depth of artistic reasoning. There are no limitations on the medium or method of the proposed production. The deadline for submissions is 1 July 2009.

Free-form applications should include Production Proposal / Preliminary Concept, Budget and Schedule Estimates, Artist's Statement / Motivation Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Portfolio. Supporting material, such as letters of reference, articles, publications, etc. can be included with the application.

Applications should be submitted by post to the address: HIAP Jury, Cable Factory, Tallberginkatu 1 C 97, 00180 Helsinki, Finland.

More information available at www.hiap.fi.