Thank you for all wonderful applications for the time period, April 2019 – March 2020.

We had 87 applications and 39 artist were given a residence time.

We hope you will apply in our next Open Call in January 2020 for the time period April 2020- March 2021.

Please send a freely formulated application, work plan + CV by the end of January for the open call.
The residence is open all year round.

Please state the preferred duration of your stay.

Application languages: Swedish, English and Finnish.

You can apply to the residency alone or together with a colleague / working group.

Selection procedure is done by Kökarkultur committee.

We are not able to cover your travel costs, materials, food or other daily expenses.

You can also of course inquire about possible free periods.

Address for applications is:

The Åland Archipelago Guest Artist Residence,  Kökarkultur r.f
AX- 22730 Kökar, ÅLAND,

Cooperation between island residencies

We are taking part in a cooperation with other island residencies Örö,

Aark in Korppoo


The residencies are located in the South-West of Finland.

In the beginning we will send each residency one person or one work group for a week-long working period between October 2017 – February 2018.

The aim is to extend the cooperation during the years 2018 and 2019.

The pilot stage is funded by Svenska Kulturfonden.