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Open Call, Comic Artists in Residency Program

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Oulu Comics Center announces an Open Call for Comic Artists to apply the Comics residency in Northern Finland, Liminka. The residency programme is organised for the first time together with Oulu Comics Center and Liminka School of Arts.

The residency is located in a small town in Northern Finland, Liminka, 30 kilometers to South from the City of Oulu. Liminka School of Arts is the oldest community college in Finland, founded in 1966. Students can choose classes from comics and fine art department to sculpturing.

Liminka School of Arts provides to the resident accommodation in a community apartments with a single room (10-15 m²), a large-scale of studios from drawing to sculpturing, and free participation to the weekend art classes during the residency period. Resident is justifield to buy low cost art equipments from the art store located in Liminka School of Arts.

Oulu Comics Center provides free travels and local buss card to the resident and an exhibition in Oulu Comics Festival.

We expect the resident to keep a four day workshop and open lecture at Liminka School of Arts during the residency period and one open lecture of two hours at the School of Arts.

Also at the Oulu Comics Festival we expect the artist to provide a 45 minute lecture. Residence is supported by Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

Location: Arvolankuja , 91900 Liminka, Finland
Application Deadline: July 29 2018
Duration: October 1 – November 30 2018 (1.10.-30.11.2018)
Guidelines We are looking for a Comics artist who is committed to teach
Eligibility Background with teaching

What we offer:
Fee of 800 euros (for the whole duration)
Breakfast and lunch during the School days in Liminka Shool of Arts
Free Studio from visual arts to sculpturing
Local buss card to travel between Oulu and Liminka
Exhibition space

How To apply
Letter of intent
Documentation of up to five previous works
Please note, that application materials will not be returned to the sender.

Final step
Send your physical application by mail to:
Oulu Comics Center
P.O. Box 42
90015 City of Oulu Finland

e-mail: sarjakuvaoulu@gmail.com
We will notify you by email once your residency proposal has been reviewed.