Kolin Ryynänen Residence for Artists

General information

Brief description of organisation

Kolin Ryynänen is ideal for those seeking nature and peace. It is situated in Koli village next to a national park in North Karelia in Eastern Finland, close to Russian border. The nearest bigger town is Joensuu. Pace of life is very slow. Please take into account that dogs and cats are not allowed.

Organisation founded in

1999

Brief description of residency program

Kolin Ryynänen residence for artists is situated in an old house in the middle of small Koli village. Downstairs there is a bar / cafe and the residence is upstairs; a quite big studio and an accommodation for one artist, a couple or a family ( two rooms and the kitchen ).In the yard district there is sauna and the museum and you can walk straight to beautiful forests of Koli National Park. The rent is 200 €/one person a month (for extra person it is 100 €/a month).
An application for the year 2018 can send to the address : koliresidence@gmail.com until August 2017.

Residency program since

1999

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Printmaking
  • Curatorial
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

T:mi Liisa Tommila

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time

1

Companions allowed
  • Children
  • Partners
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
  • Cleaning
  • Exhibition
  • Other

some of those if the artist wants

Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Setting

Rural

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchen
Number of studios

1

Type and size of studios

Private Studio

Accomodation
  • Private Apartment
Working language(s)
  • English
  • Finnish
Other activities happening at the space
  • Cafe/Restaurant

How to reach

By train

There is a regular train service from Helsinki to Joensuu . The journey takes about 4-5 hours. Timetables can be found at www.vr.fi.

By plane

You can also fly to Joensuu from Helsinki. For more information please check www.finnair.com

By car

Coaches run to Joensuu from Helsinki, for more information check www.matkahuolto.fi

From Joensuu to Koli village you have to take a shuttle taxi that has to be reserved 24 hours before. The number is +358 401044687

Nearest airport

Joensuu

Contact information

Kolin Ryynänen Residence for Artists
Art Residence Kolin Ryynänen, Ylä-Kolintie 1
83960 Koli
Finland

koliresidence@gmail.com

Phone: +358503043259

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