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Funding | 01.09.2016

Looking for bold initiatives

The annual application period for Kone Foundation grants has begun. Grants can be awarded for academic research, the arts, and for projects which combine scholarly and artistic approaches. The thematic funding call The close neighbours is also open.

Funding | 16.06.2016

Renewed grant application process starts in September

The annual application period for Kone Foundation grants will start on 1 September and end on 30 September 16.00 Finnish time.

Funding | 16.06.2016

Funding for language learning

Kone Foundation awarded EUR 500,000 for language learning.

Funding | 13.06.2016

Travel grant decisions

We awarded travel grants on June 10, 2016. Researchers working with foundation’s personal researcher grant travel all over the world.

Funding | 24.05.2016

Different forms of language learning

Application period closed on 23 May at midnight Finnish time (EEST).

Funding | 08.12.2015

Essay collection for brown girls

Koko Hubara’s essay collection prompts discussion on race-related feminism in Finland.

Funding | 18.11.2015

Travel grant decisions

We awarded travel grants on November 18, 2015. Researchers working with foundation’s personal researcher grant travel all over the world.

Funding | 15.10.2015

Record amount of grant applications received

The application period for Kone Foundation grants ended on 30 September. We received over 6,000 applications which is more than ever before.

Funding | 30.09.2015

Application period for grants ends 30 September at 7pm

We continued the application period for Kone Foundation grants until 7pm.

Kone Foundation | 24.08.2016

A peek into the past

Kone Foundation turns 60 this year, and in order to celebrate that we start a series of columns that review the phases of the foundation.

Kone Foundation | 22.08.2016

Tips for the autumn

Our grant recipients are continuously working on all kinds of intriguing projects. We have compiled a couple of tips here for the autumn.

Kone Foundation | 22.08.2016

Grant advice in August and September

What kinds of projects receive support from the Kone Foundation? How can research and art be combined in projects; and what about multidisciplinarity and margins?

Kone Foundation | 14.06.2016

Tips for the summer

It can be hard to choose from the rich selection of art and culture in the Finnish summer. But do not worry, here are a few tips to help you to take part in the summer of arts 2016.

Kone Foundation | 10.06.2016

2015 in single covers

The Kone Foundation annual report for 2015 has been published.

Kone Foundation | 09.06.2016

Imagining and Investing in our Future

Executive director Anna, head of research funding Kalle and communications coordinator Laura attended the “Imagining and Investing in our Future ” conference organised by the European Foundation Center (EFC) in Amsterdam at the end of May.

Kone Foundation | 01.06.2016

Opening hours during summer

The Kone Foundation office is closed from 2 July to 31 July.

Saari Residence | 13.09.2016

Welcome new Saari Fellows!

With the autumn come our individual residency guests after a hectic summer of group residencies. Nine new artists arrived in the Saari Residence in September and they will be working in the residency from September to October.

Saari Residence | 23.08.2016

Viides sääty examines the structures that underlie society

The Viides sääty working group explores the ideologies generated by industry, technology and the economy in Finland and globally.

Saari Residence | 01.08.2016

Apply for the Saari Residence!

The application period for residencies in 2017 has begun! The application period begins on 1 August and ends on 31 August 16.00 Finnish time (Eastern European summer time, GMT + 3).

Saari Residence | 07.06.2016

Apply for the Saari Residence in August

Application period for residencies in 2017 begins on 1 August and ends on 31 August 16.00 Finnish time (Eastern European summer time, GMT + 3).

Saari Residence | 15.03.2016

RECEPTION off to a good start at the Saari Residence

Some of our residency guests in March are working on the RECEPTION triennial of the community art. This spring, a number of interesting events will be organised at the Saari Residence and throughout the western coast that you will not want to miss.

Saari Residence | 11.03.2016

New residency guests arrived with spring

We may still have snow in March, but spring is definitely in the air, and with spring, the new residency guests arrived, ready to work at the Saari Residence.

Saari Residence | 20.01.2016

Hanneriina Moisseinen: Dear listeners

The comic strips of Saari Residence’s invited artist, cartoonist Hanneriina Moisseinen, will be on display at Galleria Katarina from 27 January until 14 February 2016. The Hyvät kuuntelijat (Dear listeners) exhibition tells a story about cows and war and is set in the summer of 1944, during the Continuation War.

Saari Residence | 14.01.2016

First guests of the year arrived

The first guests of the year are researcher and cartoonist Hugo Almeida, author Marianne Backlén, clown Gabriela Muñoz, animation director Tatu Pohjavirta, artist Kaisa Salmi, puppeteer and puppet theatre director Outi Sippola, visual artist Martta Tuomaala and researcher Daniel McKay.

The Well | 18.05.2016

Breakfast Well on 13 May: Writing and Artistic Practice

Sinem Kayacan, artistic researcher and video artist, led the breakfast conversation about her artistic research.

The Well | 16.03.2016

Can art be verbalised?

At this year's first Breakfast Well, art and verbalisation were discussed with Taina Riikonen, sound artist and researcher, and Tomi Humalisto, Professor of Lighting Design.

The Well | 14.10.2015

Gems from the Finglish language at Breakfast Well

“Istumaruuma, kitsi, paatitamppu, soopa.” These are just a few examples of Finglish words.

The Well | 24.05.2015

Importance of own mother tongue

At the Breakfast Well on 28 August, Warda Ahmed and Wisam Elfad spoke about the importance of the mother tongue in early childhood education.

Calendar

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  • Funding
  • Kone Foundation
  • Saari residence
  • Well
  • The Well | 2013

    7/2
    Workshop on Multilingualism and Art
  • The Well | 2013

    31/8
    Community Art Well 2013
  • The Well | 2014

    9/4
    Eläin-Kaivo
  • 2014

    16/5
    Is Finland Becoming Polarized? in Helsinki
  • The Well | 2014

    15/8
    Art and Activism Well 2014
  • The Well | 2014

    21/10
    From solitary chambers to everyone
  • Kone Foundation | 2015

    20/1
    Is Finland Becoming Polarized? in Jyväskylä
  • The Well | 2015

    19/3
    Nature in the cities
  • Kone Foundation | 2015

    29/4
    Chamber housewarming party
  • The Well | 2015

    9/6
    Is this democracy, or is it an illusion?
  • 2015

    12/6
    New insights into the description of Uralic languages
  • Funding | 2015

    1/8
    Application period for residencies
  • Saari Residence | The Well | 2015

    14/8
    Localism, mobility and residencies Summer-Well
  • Kone Foundation | 2015

    24/8
    How can we change the world with documentaries?
  • Kone Foundation | 2015

    27/8
    The future of language learning
  • The Well | 2015

    28/8
    Breakfast Well: Importance of own mother tongue
  • Funding | 2015

    1/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants
  • Funding | 2015

    8/9
    Advice on grant applications
  • The Well | 2015

    25/9
    Breakfast Well
  • Funding | 2015

    30/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants ends
  • Kone Foundation | 2015

    1/10
    Foundation day
  • Saari Residence | 2015

    19/11
    Helinä Hukkataival – Space between Ritual and Carnival book launch
  • Funding | 2015

    8/12
    Grant decisions
  • Funding | 2016

    10/2
    Grant advice
  • The Well | 2016

    19/2
    Can art be verbalised?
  • Kone Foundation | 2016

    3/3
    Seminar on Multilingualism and Art
  • Kone Foundation | 2016

    10/3
    Emigration – Is the Future Here Now
  • The Well | 2016

    7/4
    Multilingualism in Finland and in Russia
  • Funding | 2016

    19/4
    Grant advice
  • The Well | The Well | 2016

    13/5
    Breakfast Well: Writing and Artistic Practice
  • Saari Residence | 2016

    21/5
    Open Day at the Saari Residence
  • Funding | 2016

    30/5
    Grant advice
  • Funding | 2016

    31/5
    Deadline for travel grant application
  • Kone Foundation | 2016

    6/6
    Summer School
  • Saari Residence | 2016

    1/8
    Application period for the Saari Residence begins
  • Funding | 2016

    24/8
    Grant advice (fully booked)
  • Saari Residence | 2016

    25/8
    Lily Kiara: Fishing in the Field
  • Funding | 2016

    1/9
    Grant advice (Fully booked)
  • Funding | 2016

    1/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants begins
  • Funding | 2016

    2/9
    Grant advice (fully booked)
  • Funding | 2016

    8/9
    Grant advice (fully booked)
  • Funding | 2016

    15/9
    Advice on grant applications (Fully booked)
  • Funding | 2016

    15/9
    Deadline for travel grant application
  • Funding | 2016

    22/9
    Grant advice (Fully booked)
  • Funding | 2016

    27/9
    Last minute grant advice
  • Funding | 2016

    30/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants ends
  • Saari Residence | 2016

    1/10
    European Day of Foundations and Donors in Turku
  • Funding | 2016

    1/11
    Deadline for travel grant application

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