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Call for collaborators: â€œField_Notes â€“ HYBRID MATTERsâ€
From 14th â€“ 20th September 2015
at the KilpisjÃ¤rvi Biological Station, Lapland/Finland
Application deadline: 29th of May 2015
â€œField_Notes â€“ HYBRID MATTERsâ€
â€œField_Notes â€“ HYBRID MATTERsâ€ is an art&science field laboratory organized by the Finnish Society of Bioart at the KilpisjÃ¤rvi Biological Station in Lapland/Finland. Five groups, hosted by Marko Peljhan and Matthew Biederman (Arctic Perspective Initiative â€“ API) with Leena ValkeapÃ¤Ã¤, Richard Pell and Lauren Allen (Center for Postnatural History), Antye Greie aka AGF, Antti Tenetz and Lea Schick will work for one week in the sub-Arctic Lapland. Together with a team of five
selected collaborators, they will develop, test and evaluate specific interdisciplinary approaches in relation to the notion of Hybrid Ecology.
We are looking for 25 artists, scientists or other practitioners, which are interested to collaborate and work in one of the five groups.
Find more information and the online application system at http://hybridmatters.net/calls/field-notes-hybrid-matters
We warmly welcome artists, scientists and practitioners from different fields to apply.
We will pay for the journey from Helsinki to KilpisjÃ¤rvi and back, as well as for full board and accommodation at the KilpisjÃ¤rvi Biological Station for the whole working week.
Participants from outside of Finland have to take care about travel to Helsinki and possible accommodation in Helsinki themselves.
â€œField_Notes â€“ HYBRID MATTERsâ€ is a project by the Finnish Society of Bioart and part of the HYBRID MATTERs and CHANGING WEATHERS program. It is co-funded by the Nordic Culture Fund, the Creative Europe programme of the European Union and the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.
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