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Support: Funding entities contribut towards the project in different capacaties.
WHERE THE FOREST MEETS THE SEA
RESOURCES & APPLICATION
Fair Studios is a concept with the artist in focus, towards a responsible social/economic/environmental imprint. BKN provides an opportunity to within the stay, focus on the aristic practice and experience life in the Northern Archipelago of Stockholm - where the sea meets the forest, fields, and lakes - a peaceful rural milieu.
At BKN you also have access to woodworkshop, darkroom/photolab, loom, yard, rich nature areas and presentation/workshop space and some video equipment in addition to your studio.
BKN fosters a peer based environment "thinking together, learning together" this takes part during infrormal sessions and public outreach. Its a resource and public forum to explore and experiment. Proposed project should relate to site-sensitve exploration or specific conditions at BKN.
Cost: artist become member 100 sek + pay 400 as a development fee, total 500 (regardless duration)
AiR BKN duration: 1-2 months
Concept of Fair Studios: Regardless weather its a directed or self directed residency BKN practice FAIR STUDIO experience with support from fellow artists and dedicated time with the curator. The rural location and embeddedness in nature calls for vigilence towards the environment we kindly ask artists share knowledges, skills and approaches towards each others practices.
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LOCATION & STUDIOS
Host organisation: Björkö Konstnod
Name of studios: BKN
Exhibiting practice: HYBRID >>>
Arist studios number/size: 7 between 10 and 76 sqm
Workshop Studios: 5 (presentation/darkroom/wood/loom/rock)
Visiting address: Björkö Konstnod, Simpnäsvägen 739, 764 53 Björkö, Sweden
Digital address/Plus Code: V26Q+R3 Skeninge >>>
Public Transportation: Metro redline/Bus 676, Bus 636 - the trip fro central station Stockholm takes about 2 1/2 hours.
End destination: Björkö-Arholma Skola (Björkö-Arholma School) is the name of the bus stop. It is right on the doorstep of BKN.
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