Open call: apply now for digital residence at Nokturno!

Nokturno announces an open call for digital residence of 2021! Residency period extends from two to four weeks depending on applicant’s work plan. The residence is directed to poets and artists using poetry in their work. Work pairs and groups are also encouraged to apply. We welcome applications from all countries.

Nokturno’s digital residence is a virtual residency program inviting poets and artists to explore and use digital resources as part of their practice. 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:
1. creating and releasing a new work of poetry in digital format
2. inviting the visitors of the website to follow one’s practice via digital means
3. researching a topic related to the intersections and fusions of poetry and the digital world (both academic and artistic research are welcome)

We provide technical support when needed. The residence can begin at the earliest in August but the exact starting date and duration of the residency is open for the applicant(s) to suggest based on their work plan.  There are no requirements for the resident’s physical location during the residency period. As a stipend we pay thousand euros.

Deadline for applications (work plan and cv) is 31st of March. Applications are welcomed at . We´ll announce the selected poet(s)/artist(s) by 3oth of April. If you have any questions, don´t hesitate to contact editor in chief Virpi Vairinen at the aforementioned email address.

Nokturno´s digital residence program was launched in 2017. Previous residents include Mikael Brygger (gamified poetry, Fall 2017), Olli Aarni (sound poetry, Spring 2018), Tuija Välipakka (interactive poetry and photography, Fall 2018), Niina Oisalo (video poetry, Spring 2019), Kathryn Hummel (collaborative poetry, Fall 2019) and Kyle Booten (programmed poetry, Fall 2020). More information about the previous residencies you´ll find here.