Open call: Liisa Pentti +Co Studio residency programme for summer 2021

Liisa Pentti +Co offers a residency programme in the company’s studio in Helsinki for dance and performance artists and working groups working in Finland and abroad. The residency period is June-August 2021. The aim of the residency programme is to offer a peaceful working space for research or for working towards a future production. During the residency period it is possible to hold a work-in-progress performance or event at the studio.

We offer 1-2 week residency periods between 21.6.-11.7. and 23.7.-21.8. The area of the studio is 80 m² and the size of the sprung dance floor is 68 m². The height of the space is about 5,5 metres and the studio has windows on two sides. The facility has a grey vinyl marley flooring, adjustable fluorescent tube lighting and a sound system.

The application period for the residency opens on 10th May and ends on 30th May. The informal application must include the artist’s or contact person’s contact information, a plan for the working period, desired period for the residency, CVs for as many members of the working group as possible and 1 to 2 video links to previous work. Send your application to info@liisapentti.com by 30.5. All applicants will be informed about the results via email by 4.6.2021.

For more information about the residency programme contact Liisa Pentti at info@liisapentti.com or 050 582 4914.

Summer residency programme

Each summer Liisa Pentti +Co offers a residency programme in the company’s studio in Helsinki for dance and performance artists and working groups working in Finland and abroad. The aim of the residency programme is to offer a peaceful working space for research or for working towards a future production. The residency periods are generally 1-2 weeks long. The period for residencies is June to August.

The first summer residency period was in 2020 and we were able to offer 11 weeks of residencies for 10 artists and working groups in June, July and August. The artists selected for the 2020 summer residency were Ingrid André & Gabriele Goria, Energpriests, Joona Halonen, Leila Kourkia, Nadja Pärssinen, Janina Rajakangas, Red Desert working group, Rasmus Slätis, Soft Practice collective and Masi Tiitta.

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