Funding | News | 22.11.2017
Grant decisions will be announced on 8 DecemberWe will announce the new grantees, bold makers of 2018, on Friday 8th December!
Funding | News | 19.09.2017
The annual grant call has endedWe received altogether 6,385 applications
Funding | News | 28.08.2017
Watch grant advice sessions on Facebook LiveGrant advice sessions are full but you can follow them on Facebook Live.
Funding | News | 24.08.2017
We are calling for bold initiatives in SeptemberUpdate 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 SeptemberThe 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 SeptemberHow 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 riverAlfonso 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 endedThe application period for Kone Foundation grants has ended on 30 September. We received over 6,300 applications.
News | Saari Residence | 29.01.2018
Saari Alumni Stories: Mikel R. NietoTo celebrate the Saari Residence’s 10th anniversary, we will begin a new Saari Alumni Stories series, interviewing artists and researchers who have worked at the residence. Our first interviewee is sound artist Mikel R. Nieto, who stayed at the Saari Residence in late 2016. While Nieto works with sound, it is not just a medium for him. It is a tool that we can use to understand what we hear and how we listen.
News | Saari Residence | 26.01.2018
Saari Fellows in January and FebruaryArtists Jelena Jovčić, Antti Kauppinen, Mia Mäkelä, Lindsay Parnell and Kevin Schwenkler arrived for their two-month residency at the beginning of January. In addition, Saari Invited Artist, translator Kristiina Drews will work at the Saari Residence throughout the spring.
News | Saari Residence | 17.11.2017
Welcome new residency guests!The last working period of the artist's and researcher's residency year at the Saari Residence began with an international theme.
News | Saari Residence | 20.10.2017
Ilan Manouach: ShapereaderIn 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 ResidencePerformance 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 AugustThe 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.
Kone Foundation | News | The Well | 06.02.2018
Breakfast Well on Decolonisation, 15 February
Kone Foundation | News | The Well | 08.12.2017
Four visions on boldness – see the videos
News | The Well | 28.09.2017
Class divisions within whitenessIn 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 PracticeSinem 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 tongueAt the Breakfast Well on 28 August, Warda Ahmed and Wisam Elfad spoke about the importance of the mother tongue in early childhood education.
Kone Foundation | News | 08.12.2017
Happy Holidays!The Kone Foundation office will be closed from 27 December through 1 January.