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 July are: Acosta Ignacio (Britain), Madelynne Cornish (Australia) and Pirjetta Brander (Finland).
Friday coffee in July will be served at Aleksanterin linna (Kauppaneuvoksenkatu 1) on 21 July 4 pm–6 pm. The introductions of the artists begin at 4:15 pm. Come and meet Australian Madelynne Cornish collects stories related to the water systems in Pirkanmaa region. Stories will be later used in a co-project with Chilean Ignacio Agosta. Pirjetta Brander from Helsinki will paint an industrial landscape from Mänttä during her residency. Free entry. Enrollments will be welcomed but are not compulsory at: email@example.com. Welcome!
Open Afternoon on Wednesday 26 July at 5 pm–7 pm. Madelynne Cornish and Ignacio Acosta present their co-project inspired by their residency. Their co-project began in July 2017 and will continue in 2018 and in 2019. They will look for material for their project in the archives of the Serlachius Museums and interview local people to collect stories. Free entry. Welcome!
Our artists for August are: Saija Kivikangas (Finland), Johanna Lecklin (Finland), Madelynne Cornish (Australia) ja Pirjetta Brander (Finland).
Friday coffee in August on 4 August at 4–6. The introductions of the artists begin at 4:15 pm. Enrollments will be welcomed but are not compulsory at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Free entry. Welcome!
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.