Apply Now for The Nokturno Residence Fall 2018! announces an open call for the Digital Residence in Fall 2018! The residency period extends from two to four weeks in October-November depending on applicant’s working plan. The residence is for poets but also artists using poetry in their work are encouraged to apply.

Nokturno’s Digital Residence is a virtual residency program inviting poets and artists to explore and use digital resources as part of their practise. The resident is provided a virtual gallery/working space at, built together with the team of the website, and the opportunity to utilize it in for example
– Creating and releasing a new work of poetry in digital format
– Inviting the visitors of the website to follow one’s practise via digital means
– Working interactively and with digital means for the duration of the residency
– Researching a topic related to the intersections and fusions of poetry and the digital world

The starting date and the exact duration of the residency is open for you to suggest based on your working plan. We provide technical support when needed and there are no requirements for your physical location during the residency period. As a stipend we pay a thousand euros (subject to income tax).

If you have any questions, please contact editor in chief Virpi Vairinen at . Deadline for applications (working plan and cv) is 31st of July, email address above.

Nokturno´s Digital Residence program was launched in 2017. Previous residents include Mikael Brygger (gamified poetry, Fall 2017) and Olli Aarni (sound poetry, Spring 2018).