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Funding | News | 19.09.2017

The annual grant call has ended

We received altogether 6,385 applications

Funding | News | 28.08.2017

Watch grant advice sessions on Facebook Live

Grant advice sessions are full but you can follow them on Facebook Live.

Funding | News | 24.08.2017

We are calling for bold initiatives in September

Update on 15th September 7pm: Our 2017 grant call has ended on 15th September, 2017, 7pm. Thank you, all applicants! We will publish awarded grants in December 2017, and we will be looking for bold thinkers and doers again on 1–15 September, 2018.

Funding | News | 16.06.2017

Looking for bold initiatives in September

The application period for Kone Foundation grants begins on 1 september and ends on 15 september at 16.00 Finnish time (Eastern European summer time, GMT + 3). Read on changes in the application.

Funding | News | 19.05.2017

Thematic grant call ‘Neighbour dialogues’ in September

How do neighbours communicate and pursue dialogue despite linguistic, cultural, economic, and religious differences?

Funding | News | 08.12.2016

Tango from Río de la Plata to Lemmenjoki river

Alfonso Padilla is writing a scholarly book about the history of the Finnish tango.

Funding | News | 03.10.2016

The application period for Kone Foundation grants has ended

The application period for Kone Foundation grants has ended on 30 September. We received over 6,300 applications.

Funding | News | 01.09.2016

Looking for bold initiatives

The annual application period for Kone Foundation grants has begun. Grants can be awarded for academic research, the arts, and for projects which combine scholarly and artistic approaches. The thematic funding call The close neighbours is also open.

Funding | News | 16.06.2016

Renewed grant application process starts in September

The annual application period for Kone Foundation grants will start on 1 September and end on 30 September 16.00 Finnish time.

Art makers | Bold Initiatives | Kone Foundation | News | 26.09.2017

Goethe trusted his senses in his theory of colours

Goethe teaches the contemporary reader that in addition to measuring, nature study relies on the human senses, explains Pirkko Holmberg, a translator and scholar. Holmberg and Pajari Räsänen are currently translating Goethe’s Theory of Colours into the Finnish.

Kone Foundation | News | 24.05.2017

Ecological compensation – Greenwashing or washing-proof green?

Seminar on 9th of June in Turku. Register by 26th of May.

News | Saari Residence | 20.10.2017

Ilan Manouach: Shapereader

In November, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte will show Shapereader, an exhibition of experimental, tactile comics by Ilan Manouach. The exhibition is produced in collaboration with the Saari Residence and Hippolyte. Please join us for the exhibition opening on Thursday 2 November 2017, 5–7 p.m. Welcome!

News | Saari Residence | 22.09.2017

Welcome, new Saari Fellows!

With autumn, a new group of Saari Fellows has arrived at the Saari Residence.

News | Saari Residence | 13.09.2017

Leena Kela appointed as substitute for the executive director of the Saari Residence

Performance artist and curator Leena Kela will begin working in October as a substitute for the executive director of the Saari Residence.

News | Saari Residence | 24.08.2017

Who are responsible for tragedies?

The Raft of the Medusa – A Living Painting, a piece of community art, premiered this summer at SuomiAreena. The performance recreated a tragedy from some two hundred years ago where the mistakes of a French vessel’s captain resulted in the deaths of 150 people.

News | Saari Residence | 01.08.2017

Call for applications Saari Residence 2018 open until 15 August

The Saari Residence offers artists a unique and peaceful working environment. The application period for 2018 residency positions ends on 15 August, 2017 at 4 p.m. Finnish time.

News | Saari Residence | 15.06.2017

Introducing the renewed Saari Residence application process

As the residence application process for next autumn has been updated, application forms have also been revised in terms of both appearance and content.

Saari Residence | 10.05.2017

Group residencies have begun

The spring marked the beginning of group residencies at the Saari Residence. Sixteen groups from different fields of art will work at the residence from the beginning of May to the end of August. 

News | The Well | 28.09.2017

Class divisions within whiteness

In order to dismantle racist structures, we must focus on the ordinary and the conventional. Acknowledging the connections between whiteness and class is an integral part of challenging racism, writes PhD candidate Minna Seikkula.

News | The Well | 18.05.2016

Breakfast Well on 13 May: Writing and Artistic Practice

Sinem Kayacan, artistic researcher and video artist, led the breakfast conversation about her artistic research.

News | The Well | 16.03.2016

Can art be verbalised?

At this year's first Breakfast Well, art and verbalisation were discussed with Taina Riikonen, sound artist and researcher, and Tomi Humalisto, Professor of Lighting Design.

News | The Well | 14.10.2015

Gems from the Finglish language at Breakfast Well

“Istumaruuma, kitsi, paatitamppu, soopa.” These are just a few examples of Finglish words.

The Well | 24.05.2015

Importance of own mother tongue

At the Breakfast Well on 28 August, Warda Ahmed and Wisam Elfad spoke about the importance of the mother tongue in early childhood education.

Art makers | Bold Initiatives | Kone Foundation | News | 26.09.2017

Goethe trusted his senses in his theory of colours

Goethe teaches the contemporary reader that in addition to measuring, nature study relies on the human senses, explains Pirkko Holmberg, a translator and scholar. Holmberg and Pajari Räsänen are currently translating Goethe’s Theory of Colours into the Finnish.

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  • The Well | 2013

    7/2
    Workshop on Multilingualism and Art
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    31/8
    Community Art Well 2013
  • Calendar | The Well | 2014

    9/4
    Eläin-Kaivo
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    16/5
    Is Finland Becoming Polarized? in Helsinki
  • The Well | 2014

    15/8
    Art and Activism Well 2014
  • The Well | 2014

    21/10
    From solitary chambers to everyone
  • Kone Foundation | 2015

    20/1
    Is Finland Becoming Polarized? in Jyväskylä
  • The Well | 2015

    19/3
    Nature in the cities
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2015

    29/4
    Chamber housewarming party
  • The Well | 2015

    9/6
    Is this democracy, or is it an illusion?
  • Calendar | 2015

    12/6
    New insights into the description of Uralic languages
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    1/8
    Application period for residencies
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | The Well | 2015

    14/8
    Localism, mobility and residencies Summer-Well
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    24/8
    How can we change the world with documentaries?
  • Kone Foundation | 2015

    27/8
    The future of language learning
  • Calendar | The Well | 2015

    28/8
    Breakfast Well: Importance of own mother tongue
  • Funding | 2015

    1/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants
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    8/9
    Advice on grant applications
  • Calendar | The Well | 2015

    25/9
    Breakfast Well
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    30/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants ends
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2015

    1/10
    Foundation day
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    19/11
    Helinä Hukkataival – Space between Ritual and Carnival book launch
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    8/12
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    10/2
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | The Well | 2016

    19/2
    Can art be verbalised?
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    3/3
    Seminar on Multilingualism and Art
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    10/3
    Emigration – Is the Future Here Now
  • Calendar | The Well | 2016

    7/4
    Multilingualism in Finland and in Russia
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    19/4
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | News | The Well | The Well | 2016

    13/5
    Breakfast Well: Writing and Artistic Practice
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    21/5
    Open Day at the Saari Residence
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    30/5
    Grant advice
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    31/5
    Deadline for travel grant application
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    6/6
    Summer School
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    1/8
    Application period for the Saari Residence begins
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    24/8
    Grant advice (fully booked)
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    25/8
    Lily Kiara: Fishing in the Field
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    1/9
    Grant advice (Fully booked)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    1/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants begins
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    2/9
    Grant advice (fully booked)
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    8/9
    Grant advice (fully booked)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    15/9
    Advice on grant applications (Fully booked)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    15/9
    Deadline for travel grant application
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    22/9
    Grant advice (Fully booked)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    27/9
    Last minute grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    30/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants ends
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    1/10
    European Day of Foundations and Donors in Turku
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    1/10
    Day of foundations and donors
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    1/11
    Deadline for travel grant application
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    29/11
    Lecture on landscape art: Eternal ideal types of landscape art
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    30/11
    The Vuoden Tiedekynä award (deadline)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    8/12
    Grant decisions
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    12/1
    Builders of the Century Application Clinic in Tampere
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    17/1
    Builders of the Century Application Clinic in Helsinki
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2017

    1/2
    Builders of the Century competition deadline
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    16/2
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | 2017

    9/3
    Indigenous peoples, environment and future
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    14/3
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    20/4
    Grant advice
  • Saari Residence | 2017

    10/5
    Folk music in the Mynämäki library
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    17/5
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2017

    25/5
    Open Day at the Saari Residence
  • Calendar | 2017

    9/6
    Ecological compensation – Greenwashing or washing-proof green?
  • Calendar | The Well | 2017

    16/6
    The status and role of art in society Summer Well 2017
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    20/6
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2017

    1/8
    Application period for the Saari Residence begins
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2017

    15/8
    Application period for the Saari Residece ends
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    16/8
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    30/8
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    1/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants begins
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    1/9
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | 2017

    2/9
    Lauttasaari Day
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    4/9
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    5/9
    Grant advice
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    6/9
    Advice on grant applications
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    11/9
    Last minute grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    15/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants ends
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2017

    12/10
    Residencies for 2018 will be published
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2017

    3/11
    Ilan Manouach’s Shapereader at Hippolyte

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