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The Art Factory Artist-in-Residence

The residence is located on the Western River Bank of the Porvoo River in the Culture and Congress Center Art Factory. Approximately 20 artists and creatives work in the building.

The residence consists of a work space and living space. The flat (open kitchen, bedroom, bathroom/shower) has a floor area of 56 m², and the work space with a high ceiling has a floor area of 35 m². The fee for the space is 50 euros per week, or 200 euros per month. The rent includes bed linens and towels. No animals allowed.

The length of the residency can be agreed based on the artistic plan for the residency. The residency may last 1–6 months. Requests for shorter visits are also taken into consideration.

The residency, established in the autumn of 2018, is maintained by the cultural services of the City of Porvoo. The artist-in-residency is supported by the Art Factory Foundation.


For 2021 Applications can be submitted in february for the following dates: September (6.9.-3.10.2021) and December (7.12.2021- 7.1.2022).

Representatives from various fields of art and culture may apply. The objective of the artist-in-residence programme is to strengthen the existing national and international networks and create new connections and communal projects to benefit local artists and cultural operators as well as residents.

To apply use this form. Save it on your computer and fill it in. Allong with the application form pleas send your Cv and your plan for the residency as a pdf. Please merge all the files to one single pdf.
Applications are sent to cultural services at:


Cultural services will select the artists-in-residency based on applications.

For further information, please contact Head of Cultural Services Susann Hartman, tel. +358 40 550 4527, or Exhibition Coordinator Henrik Lindqvist, tel. +358 40 489 1610,

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