API members Matthew Biederman and Marko Peljhan, along with Leena and Oula Valkeapää will be hosting one of the groups for  HYBRID MATTERs at the Kilpisjarvi Biological Station this fall along with four other groups and we are looking for collaborators.  We hope to hear from you soon! 


From 14th – 20th September 2015
at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station, Lapland/Finland

Application deadline: 29th of Mai 2015


"Field_Notes – HYBRID MATTERs" is an art&science field laboratory
organized by the Finnish Society of Bioart at the Kilpisjärvi Biological
Station in Lapland/Finland. Five groups, hosted by Marko Peljhan and
Matthew Biederman (Arctic Perspective Initiative - API) with Leena
Valkeapää, Richard Pell and Lauren Allen (Center for Postnatural
History), Antye Greie aka AGF, Antti Tenetz and Lea Schick will work for
one week in the sub-Arctic Lapland. Together with a team of five
selected collaborators, they will develop, test and evaluate specific
interdisciplinary approaches in relation to the notion of Hybrid


Application process:

We are looking for 25 artists, scientists or other practitioners, which
are interested to collaborate and work in one of the five groups.

Find more information and the online application system at

We warmly welcome artists, scientists and practitioners from different
fields to apply.



We will pay for the journey from Helsinki to Kilpisjärvi and back, as
well as for full board and accommodation at the Kilpisjärvi Biological
Station for the whole working week.

Participants from outside of Finland have to take care about travel to
Helsinki and possible accommodation in Helsinki themselves.


"Field_Notes - HYBRID MATTERs" is a project by the Finnish Society of
Bioart and part of the HYBRID MATTERs and CHANGING WEATHERS program.
It is co-funded by the Nordic Culture Fund, the Creative Europe
programme of the European Union and the Finnish Ministry of Education
and Culture.