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Residency

RESIDENCY

Artists, researchers and cultural professionals

Cultural and social sciences professionals; artists and researchers can apply to Villa Karo. The residency is suitable for both one’s own research and artistic work as well as community projects.

Also work groups can apply to Villa Karo, where each member is given a residency place.

The rooms in Villa Karo’s research center can also be rented for residency projects and other uses with agreements.

 

SPRING

Erna Bodström, researcher
Simo Heiskanen, scriptwriter
Johanna Hyrkäs, architect
Charlotta Kerbs, musician
Martti-Tapio Kuuskoski, writer
Tuomo Railo, director, dancer
Pii Telakivi, researcher
Sanna Valtonen, researcher
Marja Vehkanen, reporter
Tuomas Vesterinen, reseacrher
Ira Vuolle, dancer

 

FALL

Komy Agboguin, photographer

Johanna Hyrkäs, architect

Tarja Härkönen, translator

Henna Laitinen, designer

Sebastian Schultz, visual artist

Anna Stenberg, dancer

Vilma Tihilä, director, choreographer

Hannu Tuominen, non-fiction writer

Hanna Vilander, dancer

 

SPRING
Joonas Ahlava,
photographer and visual artist
Noora Gaily,
language teacher
Mia Hafren,
actress, singer
Jouni Kaipia,
architect, photographer
Marie Kajava,
playwright
Leila Koivunen,
historian
Sinéad Obrey,
poet-writer
Sirkku Rosi,
artist
Eeva Rönkä,
fashion artist
Elli Salo,
playwright
Mia Simanainen,
musician, composer
Saku Soukka,
photographer
Annina Tuhkunen,
dancer, choreographer
Aino Venna,
musician, composer

 

FALL
Jeff Bizieau,
dancer, choreographer
Ayla Brinkmann,
musician, dancer, actress
Katriina Haikala, visual and performance artist
Marie Kajava, playwright 
Sampo Kiviniemi, photographer
Wilma-Emilia Kuosa, dancer
Mari Manninen, non-fiction writer
Elias Niskanen,
breakdancer
Larisa Pelle, documentarist
Emma Salokoski, musician
Juho Takkunen, reporter

 

SPRING
Jenni Haili, photographer
Pirjo Havia, non-fiction writer
Aleksi Holkko, actor
Andreas Kalkun, art researcher
Sami Kontola, musician
Katriina Kurki, textbook writer
Kaisla Löyttyjärvi, actress
Anni Mattila, musician
Markus Nivala, circus artist
Marco Oey, musician
Rebeka Poldsam, art researcher
Laura Pyrrö, opera siner
Emma Räisänen, circus artist
Riiko Sakkinen, artist
Perttu Saksa, photographer
Harri Tuominen, reporter
Pekka Virtanen, researcher

 

FALL
Miia Autio, photographer
Elina Gyldén,
visual arts educator
Mathilde ter Heijne,
conceptual artist
Tuuli Kangas,
visual arts educator
Petri Kautto,
musician
Jenni Kinnunen,
scriptwriter
Pepe Kukkonen,
sculptor
Olli Laine,
documentarian
Elina Laitinen,
costume designer
Jenny Mansikkasalo,
circus artist
Marianne Mäkelä,
documentary producer
Pauliina Palo,
actress
Heli Pekkonen,
documentarist
Hannu Tuominen,
non-fiction writer
Roger Wanamo,
composer

 

SPRING
Sirpa Aalto, artist
Pietu Arvola, sound designer
Anders Bergman, performance artist
Nuno Escudeiro, film artist
Rauli Katajavuori, circus artist
Mina Laamo, film artist
Maria Lax, photographer
Pentti Luomakangas, musician
Laura Merz, artist
Tuomas Skopa, musician
Piia Suomi, artist
Aleksi Tanhuala, musician
Maija Toivanen, photographer
Anna Törrönen, film artist
Tuomas Uusheimo, photographer

 

FALL
Pedro Aibéo, architect
Tiia Anttila, architect
Jacob Dogbo, musician (Benin)
Blanchard Djossou, actor (Benin)
Linda Fredriksson, musician
Anne-Mari Huttunen, sculptor
Laura Jäntti, theatre director
Andrus Kallastu, conductor
Anne Karttunen, production designer
Heikki Kastemaa, reporter
Noora Kauppila, musician
Tommi Tikkanen, musician
Nina Winquist, reporter

 

SPRING
Pauliina Aarva, writer
Tomi Astikainen, writer
Victor Bäck, musician
Ishmael Falke, actor
Fredrik Ginman, musician
Laura Jäntti, theatre director
Kaija Kaitavuori, art historian
Antti Kujanpää, musician
Sandrina Lindgren, dancer
Satu Manninen, poet
Veera Railio, musician
Hans von Schantz, photographer
Tuuli Suominen, musician
Harri Tuominen, reporter
Maria Ångerman, artist

 

FALL
Essi Aittamaa, film screenwriter, producer
Amandine Doat, circus artist
Jyrki Haapala, dancer
Elina Hakkarainen, researcher
Pasi Helin, musician
Aino Kurki, musician
Tero Liete, music reporter
Erkki Luoma-aho, photographer, non-fiction writer
Jesse Ojajärvi, percussionist
Tero Puha, artist
Katja Raunio, writer
Paola Suhonen, costume designer
Pauli Tapio, poet
Anu Tuominen, artist
Jussi Ulkuniemi, photographer, dancer

 

SPRING

Gabin Ayohouannon, artist
Maria Baric, composer, music educator
Blanchard Djossou, environmental expert and educator (Benin)
Manuel Dunkel, musician
Serge Gbeha, musician (Benin)
Anniina Jääskeläinen, choreographer, dancer
Tuomas A. Laitinen, artist
Sonya Lindfors, choreographer, dancer
Sari Palmgren, choreographer, dancer
Jukka Peltola, actor
Totte Rautiainen, sound designer, composer
Anna Rosendahl, director
Johanna Sipilä, artist
Nemanja Stojanovic, puppet artist
Feyshal Traore, artist, poet
Janne Tuomi, percussionist

 

FALL

Jukka Behm, writer
Ferdinand Garoff, psychologist, researcher
Heikki Halme, musician
Mikko Heiniö, composer, musician
Saara Kuhanen, dancer
Arja Kärkkäinen, fashion designer
Hanna Nordenswan, reporter
Tuukka Perhoniemi, astronomer
Jyri Pitkänen, photographer
Antti-Pekka Rissanen, musician
Pasi Räbinä, designer
Perttu Saksa, photographer
Hector Sonon, cartoonist (Benin)
Eveliina Talvitie, non-fiction writer
Elisabeth Wide, sociologist

 

SPRING

Estelle Foli, dancer (Togo)
Henri Hagman, artist
Janne Halonen, musician
Johanna Havimäki, artist
Laura Kokko, violinist, writer
Matti Kurkela, artist
Tanja Lönnroth, artist
Anniina Mustalahti, reporter
Roy Mänttäri, architect
Florent Nagoba, sculptor (Benin)
Juhana Nyrhinen, instrument builder
Veera Pitkänen, photojournalist
Perttu Saksa, photographer
Ilona Silenti, interior architect, graphic artist
Ervi Sirèn, choreographer
Aino Suonio, artist
Matti Tanskanen, photographer
Tuomas Uusheimo, photographer

 

FALL

Harri Hautajärvi, architect
Eeva Honkanen, artist
Kastehelmi Korpijaakko, photographer
Jaana Kapari-Jatta, writer, translator
Susanna Liinamaa, circus artist
Reetta Lukka, designer
Essi Käppi, architect
Saana Peura, circus artist
Yrjänä Sauros, poet, composer
Tanja Seppänen, poet, reporter
Heli Schultz, visual arts teacher

 

SPRING

Nana Oforiatta Ayim, director, scriptwriter (Ghana)
Leena Eilittä, literary researcher
Aapo Halonen, musician
Ilpo Jauhiainen, musician, sound artist
Hannu Lindroos, reporter, photographer
Tytti Oittinen, theatre director
Anna Retulainen, artist
Antti Sundberg, media engineering student
Eri Shimatsuka, textile designer
Timo Sipola, reporter
Tuukka Vuorinen, art educator
Dan Henriksson, theatre director (invited fellow)
Pirkko Kaartinen, social sciences Master

 

FALL

Riikka Ala-Harja, writer
Hurcyle Gnonhoue, writer
Gerry Ilvesheimo, writer, reporter
Sanna Kangasluoma, translator
Sakari Kannosto, sculptor
Olivier Kpaklounon, artist
Kuutti Koski, reporter
Maija Lassila, anthropologist, artist
Juha Metso, photographer
Markus Nummi, writer
Essi Ojanperä, Master of Arts
Melanie Orenius, artist
Vilma Pimenoff, artist
Axa Sorjanen, reporter
Marjo Smolander, musician
Linda Söderholm, dancer, artist
Vilma Timonen, musician
Seraphin Zounyekpe, photographer

 

SPRING

Outi Condit, actress
Janne Halonen, musician
Paula Havaste, FT
Jouni Kaipia, architect
Pirkko Lahti, psychologist
Eeva-Leena Malander, actress
Ayeva Medjeva, artist (Benin)
Yves Midahuen,
artist (Benin)
Simo Määttä, lecturer
Marita Reuter, potter
Sampo Riskilä, musician
Juha Räsänen, musician
Soila Sariola, musician
Tini Sauvo, graphic artist
Rosie Swayne, musician
Vappu Tuomisto, film director
Miika Vähämaa, social psychologist

 

FALL

Kenneth Bamberg, photographer
Miki-Valtteri Brunou, dancer
Rea-Liina Brunou, dancer
Susanna Hietala, music, composer
Riikka Theresa Innanen, choreographer, dancer
Miikka Kiminki, photographer
Anna Lappalainen, scriptwriter
Risto Lindstedt, reporter
Jaana-Mirjam Mustavuori, free author
Mirja Mäkelä, musician
Pete Tapani Näsman, news and documentary photographer, musician
Marjo Räsänen, visual arts teacher

 

SPRING

Angelo Dabla, artist (Togo)
Katja Kettu, writer, animation film director 
Niclas Kristiansson, musician, producer 
Anna Hyrkkänen, artist 
Mari Hyrkkänen, publisher 
Leena Hyvönen, lecturer of music
Lauri Kyrönseppä, musician
Johanna Latvala, reporter, researcher
Pirkko Nukari-Junno, sculptor 
Leeni Ojaniemi, curator, art consultant 
Marja-Leena Piispanen, lecturer 
Inga Rikandi, music educator 
Johanna Salo, puppet artist 
Antti Seppänen, film director, editor 
Nanna Susi, artist 
Milja Viita, artist 

 

FALL

Félix Agossou, musician (Benin)
Minna Havukainen, photographer
Antero Honkasalo, environmental advisor
Maija-Liisa Honkasalo, anthropologist
Wilma Hurskainen, photographer
Pasi Karjula, artist
Liisa Kauppinen, art educator
Helmi Kekkonen, writer
Kaisa Koulu, dancer
Antti Kulmala, circus artist
Tiina Lindfors, choreographer, dancer
Riikka Pulkkinen, writer
Raija-Sinikka Rantala, theatre director
Gabriel Téko, musician (Benin)
Marko Turunen, cartoonist
Jussi Vuori, musician

 

SPRING

Nina Dumell, teacher 
Terike Haapoja, artist, theatre maker 
Visa Immonen, researcher 
Pirkko Kaartinen, nurse 
Maria Kallionpää, composer, pianist
Jenni Kivelä, choreographer
Leila Kourkia, Master of dance
Karri Miettinen, musician, radio reporter 
Sanna Negus, reporter 
Anne Nurmio, architect 
Segun Olabissi, musician
Pekka Paikkari, sculptor 
Sirkka Paikkari, weaver 
Riikka Pelkonen, scriptwriter, actress, director
Stina Saaristo, artist 
Leif Salmén, writer
Marja Seliger, Doctorate of Arts
Li-Lo Söderholm, principal 
Claude West, artist (Togo)

 

FALL

Thomas Grund, artisan, muscian 
Jouni Harala, photographer 
Kaiju Harinen, literary researcher 
Camilla Heidenberg, music researcher
Katariina Lillqvist, animation film director
Katja Lundén, dancer, choreographer 
Kati Mikkola, theologian 
Hannu Palosuo, artist 
Joona Pettersson, film director 
Maria Puusaari, Master of Music 
Valtteri Pöyhönen, musician 
Osmo Räihälä, composer 
Aleksi Saraskari, lecturer of low brass
Riikka Takala, playwright 

 

SPRING

Marjatta Airas, opera singer 
Tero Airas, cellist, chamber music teacher
Janne Halonen, musician 
Pirjo Huvila, architect, art historian
Elina Hirvonen, writer 
Mervi Kurvinen, jewellery designer 
Mikko Kuustonen, performing artist, composer
Teemu Mäki, artist (invited fellow)
Heli Meklin, Master of Dance
Eeva Muilu, Master of Dance 
Anne Nurmio, architect 
Jukka Perko, musician 
Laura Pietiläinen, Master of Dance
Elina Putkinen, theatrical expression director
Nalle Ritvola, graphic designer
Meira Valtonen, photographer 

 

FALL

Visa Immonen, researcher
Pirkko Kaartinen, nurse 
Jouni Kaipia, architect, photographer
Kaarina Karsten, artisan
Heli Keinonen, Master of Arts
Heini Koskinen, circus artist 
Martti-Tapio Kuuskoski, reporter, art researcher
Laura Lindstedt, writer, literary researcher 
Fredrik Lång, writer
Taina Mäki-Iso, theatre director
Juuli Niemi, writer 
Maritta Nurmi, artist 
Anna-Maaria Oramo, harpsichordists, Master of Music
Matti Palmén, music recorder
Johanna Rossi, artist 
Stiina Saaristo, artist 
Leif Salmén, writer
Sirpa Taivainen-Ilmola, singer, actress

 

SPRING

Oswald Basten, theatrical expression director
Camilla Haavisto, researcher
Elli Isokoski, master of dance
Merja Kokkonen, artist 
Katve-Kaisa Kontturi, art historian 
Karolina Kucia, artist 
Jenni Linko, documentary director/TV journalist 
Anna Louhelainen, puppet artist 
Inkeri Makkonen, painter 
Eila Minkkinen-Niinimäki, silversmith, sculptor 
Tero Nauha, artist 
Susana Nevado, artist 
Petri Reinikainen, artist 
Kirsti Soukka, professor of textile work
Kirsti Taiviola, designer 

 

FALL

Heini-Maria Aho, artist 
Kaisu Aro, painter 
Leena Hyvönen, music teacher
Risto Oikarinen, poet 
Päivi Poikolainen, architect 
Ulla Rantanen, artist 
Michael Ross, painter
Minna Santana, stone artist 
Marja Seliger, graphic artist
Raisa Simola, scholar of African art
Anneli Sipiläinen, sculptor 
 Milja Viita, Master of Fine Arts

 

SPRING

Stina Berger-Eirola, fashion designer 
Maija Blåfield, artist 
Riku Elovainio, anthropologist 
Sabrina Harri, lyricist 
Tuula Heinilä, photographer 
Pirjo Huvila, architect 
Maija Louekari, textile artist 
Marja-Liisa Mäki-Penttilä, artist 
Reijo Mälkiä, architect 
Nalle Ritvola, graphic designer
Heli Schultz, video artist 
Kasper Strömman, illustrator, graphic artist

 

FALL

Outi Heiskanen, artist 
Päivikki Kallio, graphic artist 
Tilla Kekki, sculptor 
Erkki Lakervi, non-fiction writer 
Regine Schön, psychologist 
Anneli Sipiläinen, sculptor 
Siv Skogman, journalist 
Ilona Valkonen, artist 
Georg Wallgren, producer 
Kristiina Wallin, writer 
Suvi Vasama, puppet show director 
Eero Yli-Vakkuri, artist 

 

SPRING

Heli Ahlfors, textile artist 
Johanna Bogadottir, artist 
Esa Helasvuo, composer 
Jyrki Kiiskinen, writer 
Katariina Lahti, theatre director 
Sampo Lassila, composer 
Kari Lindström, graphic artist 
Tommi Musturi, cartoonist 
Leea Pienimäki, textile artist 
Jaana Saario, artist 
Helena Sinervo, poet
Olli Sinivaara, poet
Anni Sinnemäki, lyricist 
Laura Sippola, composer 
Hannele Vanne, lyricist 
Ilkka Vanne, producer 
Adolfo Vera, photographer 

 

FALL

Tony Alfström, designer 
Mia Bungers, architect 
Lauri Kilpiö, composer 
Jouko Koskinen, architect 
Otso Lähdeoja, musician, composer
Aila Marjamäki, graphic designer
Irene Matis, graphic designer
Tamara Piilola, artist 
Maria Rahikainen, musician, lyricist
Aapo Rapi, artist 
Helena Sandman, architect 
Anna-Leena Toivanen, literary researcher 
Harri Wessman, composer 
Herman Rechberger, composer 

 

SPRING

Virve Balk, dancer 
Maria Björklund, animator 
Jenny Björn, dancer 
Alvar Gullischen, photographer 
Ilkka Hannula, reporter 
Tuula Heinilä, photographer 
Kari Ikonen, composer, musician
Leena Jääskeläinen, animator 
Sade Kahra, photographer 
Valpuri Kylmänen, artist 
Pertti Kukkonen, artist 
Tapani Mikkonen, artist 
Lauri Nykopp, artist 
Cecilia Rosenlew, film director 
Tini Sauvo, artist 
Riitta Skytt, producer 
Jaakko Suominen, researcher
Katariina Vuorinen, researcher 

 

FALL

Terike Haapoja, artist 
Tapio Heikkilä, environmental researcher 
Mikko Heiniö, composer 
Taina Hietavuo, non-fiction writer 
Jukka Korpi, choreographer 
Eeva Lankolainen, reporter 
Pessi Levanto, composer 
Tiina Lindfors, choreographer 
Maria Munsterhjelm, artist 
Katri Ruotsalainen, artisan 
Toni Sillanpää, film director 
Eira Stenberg, poet 

 

SPRING

Anna-Maija Aguilera Calderòn, cultural anthropologist 
Henrik Aschan, designer 
Marja Junnikkala, textile artist 
Eero Koivistoinen, composer 
Herman Rechberger, composer 
Soili Kokkonen, textile artist 
Antti Larmola, theatre director 
Veera Lehto, cultural anthropologist
Anne Ollila, professor of cultural history
Hanna Pohjola, dancer 
Per-Hakon Påwals, poet 
Merja Ranki, sculptor 
Veera Lehto, cultural anthropologist
Harri Saksala, musician 
Leif Salmén, writer 
Riikka Siirala, dancer 

 

FALL

Tarja Bruun, artist 
Reeta Ek, artist 
Kari Hakli, photographer 
Katja Hartikainen, child culture researcher
Miia Kallio, ceramic artist 
Johan Karrento, documentary photographer 
Juha Menna, sculptor 
Marja Naskila, writer 
Elisa Pfäffli, costume designer 
Laura Pohjonen, graphic artist 
Eeva-Leena Pokela, musician 
Aleksi Salokannel, graphic designer
Timo F. Wright, photographer 

 

SPRING

Anna Alapuro, graphic artist 
Kaarina Huhtiniemi, interior architect 
Heikki Laitinen, professor of folk music
Jyrki Linnankivi, lyricist, arranger
Teemu Luoto, potter 
Mia Marttiini, graphic designer 
Mika-Matti Nieminen, sculptor 
Elisa Pfäffli, costume designer 
Sanna Pohjonen, producer 
Herman Rechberger, composer 
Tini Sauvo, artist 
Mika Terho, writer 
Veikko Vasko, architect 
Ilkka Väätti, artist

 

FALL

Hanna Arvela, cartoonist 
Michael Baran, playwright 
Kalle Hassinen, horn player 
Martti Kapanen, photographer 
Jonna Kevin, dancer 
Ilari Laakso, composer 
Anna-Kaisa Laine, photographer 
Marit Liljelund, artist 
Teemu Mäki, artist
Aino Kaarina Pajari, graphic artist 
Panu Rajala, writer 
Ari Poutiainen, jazz violinist 
Katri Ruotsalainen, furniture carpenter 
Marjaana Siljamäki, dance educator 
Johanna Saari, dancer
Iria Ciekca Schmidt, artist 
Heli Suominen, reporter 

 

SPRING

Anna-Maija Aguilera Calderon, cultural anthropologist 
Alvar Gullichsen, artist 
Paavo Heininen, composer 
Aapo Häkkinen, harpsichordists 
Hennu Kjisik, architect 
Pertti Kukkonen, sculptor 
Veera Lehto, cultural anthropologist 
Tuija Markonsalo, jewellery designer 
Hilkka Niemi, potter 
Soile Paasonen, potter 
Jattamarie Rauhaluoto, dancer 
Tini Sauvo, graphic artist 
Päivi Takala, potter 
Kaisa Yli-Jama, architect

 

FALL

Stefan Bremer, photographer (+work group)
Miia Haavisto, film director 
Tuula Heinilä, photographer 
Lasse Jalava, composer 
Tomi Kontio, writer 
Eero Koivistoinen, composer 
Kai Mikkonen, FT
Laura Murtomaa, musician
Anne Ollila, FT
Eero Paloheimo, non-fiction writer 
Merja Ranttila, artist 
Seija Ranttila, textile artist 
Juha Ruusuvuori, writer 
Mariana Siljamäki, dance educator
Lina Tegman, photographer 

 

SPRING

Tua Forsström, writer 
Johanna Hyrkäs, architect 
Timo Kelaranta, photographer 
Heikki Kujanpää, film director 
Anders Larsson, writer 
Sari Lievonen, dancer 
Ilona Mansikka, interior architect 
Juhani Nuorvala, composer 
Panu Puukari, designer
Susanne Ringell, writer 
Tuuli Somma, designer
Keijo Sundvall, artist 
Marja Uusitalo, costume designer 
Leena Virtanen, playwright 

 

FALL

Joakim Groth, playwright 
Tuula Heinilä, photographer 
Petra Hinkkanen, horn player 
Susanna Itäkare, FL
Anu Kauhaniemi, art education student
Anne-Mari Kivimäki, musician
My Lindelöf, poet 
Solveig Lindroos, art education student
Tina Lotila, sculptor 
Tapani Mikkonen, graphic artist 
Kati Närhi, cartoonist 
Jaakko Rönkkö, painter 
Vivi-Ann Sjögren, writer 
Soila Sariola, musician
Eira Stenberg, writer 
Nana Vento, painter 

 

FALL

Miia Haavisto, film student
Mikko Heiniö, composer 
Markku Hoikkala, playwright 
Kristiina Ilmonen, director of Sibelius-Akatemia Director of the Folk Music Department
Tuomo-Tapio Immonen, painter 
Mervi Junkkonen, film student
Jouni Kaipainen, composer 
Tapani Mikkonen, graphic artist 
Lauri Otonkoski, writer 
Hanna Pajala, dancer 
Sanna Pohjonen, dancer 
Päivi Rissanen, dancer 
Tuula Sandström, writer 
Raija Siekkinen, writer 
Vivi-Ann Sjögren, writer
Anni Sumari, writer