The HCAS Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Arts

Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2015: Taina Riikonen and Lea Kantonen

The postdoctoral fellowship in the arts aims to develop new forms of cooperation and dialogue between art and science. The postdoctoral researchers in the arts are appointed through an international competition of high standards. Applications for the position of the postdoctoral researcher in the arts are invited once a year through a general application procedure.

Call for applications is organized once a year. For further information, please contact

The postdoctoral fellowship in the arts programme is funded by the Kone Foundation.



Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2018

Appointees to our vacant positions (in alphabetical order):

  • Matthias de Groof  "Audiovisual Work and Book Publication on the Iconography of Patrice Lumumba in the Arts"
  • Ashley David Kerr "I’ll Be Your Mirror: The Performed Gaze in Contemporary Photomedia Art"

Congratulations to the appointed fellows!


Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2017

  • Nauha, Tero “Non-standard Performance: body and performance in conjunction with the posthumanist philosophy and artistic research”
  • Arlander, Annette “Performing with plants”

Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2016

  • Lemi, Esthir “The Parenthetical Window: Performing in a full Multimodal Artificial Environment adapted to the Circadian Rhythm”
  • Timonen, Maija “The Defrosted Father - Vicissitudes of Family in Economic Crisis”

Postdoctoral Fellows in the Arts 2015

  • Lea Kantonen: “Performing the Multilingual Museum: Collaborative Planning and Documentation”
  • Taina Riikonen: “Philosopher’s voice as Experimental Radiophony"


Members of the evaluation Panel

Paulo de Assis (Orpheus Instituut, Belgium)
Gertrud Sandqvist (Malmö Art Academy)