The Arctic Circle

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Location: Svalbard, Norway and The North Pole

Mission: In 2013, The Arctic Circle program embarks on two high Arctic expeditions aboard an ice-class expedition sailing vessel. International artists of all disciplines, architects, scientists and educators alike are invited to apply.

The Arctic Circle 2013 programming takes place in the international territory of Svalbard, a mountainous Arctic archipelago just 10 degrees from the North Pole. Each expedition provides the opportunity for artists and innovators to pursue their personal projects on board while exploring collaborations with the expedition’s fellow participants. Our vessel and home during our time in the remote Arctic, a traditionally rigged Barquentine, is equipped with workspace, common areas, and ample room for privacy
and creativity.

Cost: Included are hotel accommodation pre and post expedition, transfers from airport to hotel, and hotel to ship, accommodation on board from our point of departure to return, all meals on board, all shore excursions, access to on board facilities. Participants are responsible for transportation to/ from Longyearbyen, Svalbard.

Program costs are subsidized in part by The Farm, Inc. and our partners, and in part by participant fees. We, The Farm, Inc., commit to keeping the participant fees to a minimum. The participant fee for The Arctic Circle 2013 is $5800 USD.

Number of Artists: Variable

Accommodations: Accommodation are on board from our point of departure to return and all meals on board

Length of Stay: June 14th- July 2nd, 2013 -or- Sept. 25th- Oct. 13, 2013

Demographic: International artists all disciplines, scientists, architects, and educators who collectively explore remote and fascinating destinations abroad.

Benefits: The Arctic Circle program works with a growing network of curators, gallerists, art presenters and institutions to engage with the public and to communicate ideas and findings that result from our expeditionary program. Previous exhibition locations include: Brazil, Canada, Massachusetts, Australia, Croatia, Missouri, Alaska, Illinois, Taiwan, California, and New York (plus more!).  The program also provides, interdisciplinary collaboration, public and classroom engagement. 

Deadline: January 15, 2013

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