The Serlachius residency is a residency studio maintained by Serlachius Museums and Mänttä Art Festival and aimed for creative professionals working in the field of visual arts.
The aim of the residency is to create new connections between artists, researchers and curators. In addition to studio and housing, the residency offers contacts with local art professionals and possibilities for community-based projects of with people of Mänttä.
Our artists for September are: Madelynne Cornish (Australia), Lynne Flemons (Australia), Omata Tomoko (Japan) and Pirjetta Brander (Finland).
Common Ground exhibition previews the work undertaken during the Serlachius residency by audiovisual artist Madelynne Cornish [AUS] and visual artist Lynne Flemons [AUS].
Madelynne will present an audiovisual installation and Lynne a series of watercolour and acrylic paintings. The work in the exhibition is informed by Elamanmaki Conservation area, Taidekierros and Gösta Museum’s grounds.
Opening night celebration Friday, September 22, 4pm to 6pm
Exhibition opening hours Friday 22 to Sunday September 24, 10am to 6pm
APPLICATION PERIOD for the year 2018 is closed. Thank you for your applications. We now start to prosess them.
Entrance to all events and exhibitions is free. Welcome!
Artists in residency 2017:
Acosta, Ignacio, Great-Britain
Alicja, Rosé, Poland
Allonen, Päivi, Finland
Björke, Lisa + Inuti-group, Sweden
Boechler, Jared, Canada
Brander, Pirjetta, Finland
Coppola, Luna + Campidelli, Silvia, Spain
Cornish, Madelynne, Australia
Djamo, Daniel, Romania
Kanerva, Liisa, Finland
Kannisto, Aino + Blot, Fabio, Finland
Kivikangas Saija, Finland
Lecklin, Johanna, Finland
Mazeau-Langlais, Emilie, France
Morozov Alexander, Russia
Nissinen, Vili + Kinanen, Mikael, Finland
Pukki, Leena, Finland
Salmela, Paula, Finland
Schneider, Jochen, Germany
Takala, Anni, Finland
Tomoko, Omata, Japan
Ylönen, Kimmo, Finland
The applicants have been informed personally.