Open call: apply now for digital residence at Nokturno! announces open call for Digital Residence of Fall 2020! Residency period extends from two to four weeks depending on applicant’s working 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 residence 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:
1. Creating and releasing a new work of poetry in digital format
2. Inviting the visitors of the website to follow one’s practise via digital means
3. Researching a topic related to the intersections and fusions of poetry and the digital world (academic and artistic research are both welcome)

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.

Deadline for applications (working plan and cv) is 29th of February 2020 and the email address . We´ll announce the selected poet/artist by 31st of March. If you have any questions, don´t hesitate to contact editor in chief Virpi Vairinen at the aforementioned 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) and Kathryn Hummel (collaborative poetry, Fall 2019). More information about the previous residencies you´ll find here.