”Well-being residencies: The potential of the collaboration between arts and wellbeing sector” – Open theme day and Think Tank 4, Riga and Akniste, Latvia 7th-9th May 2019.


View the programme in English here (pdf)!

View the official conference information and programme in Latvian at the organiser VSIA Rigas Cirks webpage here!

”Well-being Residency Think Tank” is an international project that brings together professionals, experiences and know-how with the aim of investigating the role of an artist in non-traditional settings such as social and health care. The aim is to create new collaboration models that can give birth to new art residencies.

Project partners
Monitaideyhdistys Piste, Finland
VSIA Rigas Cirks and Sansusi, Latvia
Sortavala Social and Youth Center, Russia
ArtNorth from Region Norrbotten and Swedish Lapland AiR, Sweden

The cooperating partner is the Arts Promotion Centre / Finland. The main funding at the first stage has been received from Nordic Culture Point. The Riga conference has been funded by Council of the Baltic Sea States and Valsts kultūrkapitāla fonds.
The 4th Think Tank is funded by Nordic Culture Point.

Piste 2018-2019 / Well-being Residency Think Tank