The Finnish Cultural Foundation awards grants for international artists’ residency programmes each year. Some of the 2023 programmes still present changes in response to the COVID-19 situation.

Applications close at 4 pm Finnish time on the last day of the application period.

The following residencies are offered by the Finnish Cultural Foundation:


Call open for 2023:

  • Fabrikken, Copenhagen, Denmark, 3 months for visual artists
  • Filba, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 3 months for writers
  • NART, Narva, Estonia, 3 months for visual artists (individual artists or work pairs)
  • SeMa Nanji, Seoul, South Korea, 3 months for visual artists
  • Tokyo Arts and Space Residency, Japan, 3 months for visual artists (individual artists or work pairs)
  • Triangle, New York, United States, 3 months for visual artists

Exceptionally, the call will not be carried out for 2023 for the following:

  • AIT, Tokyo, Japan, 3 months for visual artists (call will not be carried out for 2023)
  • Artspace, Sydney, Australia, 3 months for visual artists (individual artists or work pairs) (call will not be carried out for 2023)
  • Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3 months for visual artists and curators (call will not be carried out for 2023)
  • Institute for Provocation, Beijing, China, 3 months for artists (call will not be carried out for 2023)
  • Santarcangelo dei Teatri, Italy, 2−3 weeks for working groups (max. 6 members) in dance, performing arts or theatre (call will not be carried out for 2023)

Click on the name of the residency for further details. More information can also be found in feedback from some of the Cultural Foundation’s alumni. Information on residencies that were previously part of the Finnish Cultural Foundation's Residency Programme can be found here.

How to apply

Grant Decisions

Residency grants can be applied for during the August round of applications. Applications should be submitted using the Finnish Cultural Foundation’s Online Application Service. Applications close at 4 pm Finnish time on the last day of the application period. The grant decisions are released by January 5th, at the latest.

 
Further information about Residency Grants:
Museonjohtaja Johanna Ruohonen
Johanna
Ruohonen
Senior Advisor, Museum Director, Kirpilä Art Collection
Anniina Majanlahti-Binaku, Varsinais-Suomen rahaston sihteeri
Anniina
Majanlahti-Binaku
Secretary