Call for professional collaborators
FIELD_NOTES â€“ Cultivating Ground
KilpisjÃ¤rvi Biological Station in KilpisjÃ¤rvi/ Lapland/ Finland.
26. September â€“ 2. October 2011
Deadline 30th of June 2011
Organized by the Finnish Bioart Society in the context of the Ars Bioarctica project together with the KilpisjÃ¤rvi Biological Station.
â€œ Field_Notes â€“ Cultivating Groundsâ€ is a week long field laboratory for theory and practice on art&science work at the KilpisjÃ¤rvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki in Lapland. Five working groups, each hosted by an expert (Oron Catts, Marta de Menezes, Anu Osva, Tapio Makela and Terike Haapoja) together with a team of four, will develop, test and evaluate specific artistic approaches based on the interplay of art&science. The outcome of Field_Notes will result in a publication published by the Finnish Bioart Society in 2012.
We warmly welcome artists, scientists and practitioners to participate and contribute to the development of the field.Â We are looking for 20 artists, scientists and practitioners, which are interested to develop, collaborate and work in one of the groups.
Please send your application including CV, Biography, group preference and a max A4 letter of motivation and/or direction of possible Field_Notes research/contribution to firstname.lastname@example.org
More information can bee found at http://bioartsociety.fi
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It has been established byÂ Chris Fremantle, producer and research associate withÂ On The Edge Research,Â Grayâ€™s School of Art, The Robert Gordon University. Fremantle is a member of a number of international networks of artists, curators and others focused on art and ecology.