Autumn residency

Live Art Society Open Call: AUTUMN RESIDENCY

Live Art Society facilitates an Open Call for November 2019.

We are looking for performances, topics, practises, processes, suggestions and theme-year-ideas, that artist(s) feel right now inspiring and important. No limitations on form or technique, suggestion can be anything from art work’s worshop period to installation sketch, or from practising matrix to making a performance. All fields of art are included, but suggestions are expected to include some kind of performative aspect.

Residency is a workingspace-residency. We offer the selected artist a free-of-charge working space (Hall 4 from Esitystaiteen keskus (Eskus), Suvilahti, Helsinki). Applicant can be individual artist or group. Residency includes artist talk organized by Live Art Society before the working period and informal opening (demonstration/ open rehersal/ discussion/ lecture/ other) at the end of the period.

Residency time is two or four weeks (mon-fri) between 4.11. – 29.11.2019. We can offer a place for 1-2 groups/suggestions. You can apply by filling up a form at AND sending attachments to our address with topic AUTUMN RESIDENCY/”project name” at Friday 7.6.2019 latest.

We’d kindly ask you to fill and send in the next information:

  • A short description of the project/piece + aims for to project (max 1 A4)
  • A short reflection / thoughts about, how project could work as part of Live Art Society’s / Eskus’s community. What kind of reciprocity it suggests, what it gi ves, what kind of needs or wishes you have for the working period?
  • Material/pictures about the coming project/piece (1 liite/link)
  • Your wish for time (beginning/end of November /2 weeks / 4 weeks)
  • CV

You can apply for residency although you wouldn’t be a member of Live Art Society. Chosen artist(s) are obliged to join the Society before receiving the residency-place. We inform to all the applicants about selections latest on Monday 17.6.2019.