AiR Karelia
16 april 2014 — 16 april 2017


Karelian art residence (AiR Karelia) is a unique place in Petrozavodsk for creative people with all the conditions for work.

Disciplines and media

• Visual Art

• New Media

• Graphics

• Ceramics

• Textile Art

• Curatorial

• Design

• Art Research

The residency is located in the historical center of Petrozavodsk. The residency provides participants both working and living space with everything they need for comfortable stay and work.

Artists are also provided with an opportunity to discuss their work. We will assist artists wishing to exhibit during their stay where possible.

Description of residency Setting Urban. In the city’s center Working space

• Media workshop on the premises of Media center «Vyhod». The workshop is equipped with professional cameras, sound equipment, audio mixing console, special lighting, PC.

• Graphic arts workshop, equipped with an etching press; opportunity to take part in the master-class by professional graphic artists.

• Craft workshops equipped with the muffle furnace, potter's wheel , looms, sewing machines..


An apartment in a residential apartment house (the first floor). The premise has a living room, a kitchen equipped with all necessary appliances and utensils, a bathroom. Also at your disposal there is access to archives, museums, libraries, administrative and technical support, rich history, traditions, a cultural heritage of Karelia and the nature, beautiful at any time of the year.

Duration of residencies

• Between 1 week and 3 months

Number of residents at one time


Application who/how

Open Call

The main condition for participating is an idea of an interesting project as well as a wish to work in a new cultural space.

All the details, terms and conditions and application to participate in the art residence are available from the Coordinator:

Varvara Feklistova

+7 (8142) 76 14 41

Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk