For residency applicants

Application period for residencies begins on 1 March and ends on 31 March 16.00 Finnish time (Eastern European Summer Time, GMT + 3). Open call for residencies is always for the residency place for the following year.
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The Saari Residence, maintained by Kone Foundation, is a residence located in Mynämäki, Southwest Finland, for professional artists, and artistic collectives (workgroups or established organizations with a business ID, the minimum group size is 3 people), of all disciplines and nationalities. It offers an excellent opportunity to focus undisturbed on creative work in the scenic surroundings of a rural manor house, as well as opportunities for interaction with other residents.

An individual residency spanning two months includes accommodation, a workroom and a monthly grant, the sum of which is determined by the applicant’s experience. The purpose of the grant is to cover the cost of living, travel costs and other expenses. Groups can apply for travel expenses for a work period of two to four weeks.

Submit your proposal through the online grant service. All applications should be submitted by using the online service.

Please read our guidelines carefully before applying.