Deadline: 28/06/2015

Haihatus Residency in Finland

Haihatus offers space, peace, communication and nature for all artists in a small rural village.

Haihatus is calling artists of all disciplines to participate the vivid art communication in a finish countryside village. The applications are processed weekly so one gets the decision soon.
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Haihatus aims at international collaboration and communication between arts and artists of all disciplines.
There is plenty of space to make art and colleagues to work and discuss with. Own space and time is also available. Haihatus is not a work camp, but a place to be inspired.

The accomodation rooms are 17 – 23 m2 with one or two beds. Rooms are furnished and included with a tiny kitchen with dishware. WC's and showers are located in the common spaces. There are 10 - 60 m² joint studios to work or practise, room for performing, dwelling, a sauna, an art gallery, a perfomance house etc.
Artists have possibilities and all possible support to make workshops or arrange happenings to present their art during their residency. For visual artists there are exhibitions in spring and fall to participate. Two residency cats, Purhonen and Korhonen are freely purring all over the house, which might the allergic ones be good to be aware of.

Fee for accomodation room, studio or practise space and the right to use common spaces (a bigger joint kitchen/ living room, tv-room, sauna etc.) is 550 €/month. The fee for an artist couple sharing the same room is 550€ + 275€/month. Travel, food and other living costs the artists pay themselves.

Haihatus is located in southern Finland, a rural county of Joutsa. The distance from Helsinki is 200 km and from the nearest city Jyväskylä 70 km. There are good daily express coach services and you´ll reach Joutsa by bus in 3 hours from Helsinki Airport.

There are supermarkets, shops, flea markets, restaurants cafes, a library and a cinema in Joutsa.

Nature in Finland is beautiful and the seasonal change is very affective. Haihatus is middle of forests to ramble and lakes to swim - or ski and ice skate in winter.

Haihatus Residency in Finland

Haihatus Residency in Finland


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