Before: Awareness, Application, Selection, The ‘Artists-in-Residence Programme’ begins with an Open-Call, supported by a seamless application portal. Designed to attract international talent; the artists are selected for a 6-month residency. During: Arrival, Live + Work, Co-operatives Upon arrival, our artists are treated as family; they are welcomed with a ceremonial reception where they meet esteemed partners, honored guests and fellows. This equips them with a wide network. Whereafter, the ‘Fund’ (through partnership with ACRE Real Estate Board) assigns them studio space. As a cooperative, the artists give back to the community, through workshops, seminars and exchange of their knowledge. After: Exhibitions, Showcasing Platform. The programme ends with the ‘Aalto Cultural Week’ (bringing together current student initiatives); a festival celebrating the creative capacity of Aalto with the world, in coordination with Helsinki Design Week. Providing our fellows a platform to showcase and opportunities for future growth. Stimulating future creative generations to come.