Spring 2013 Open Lectures of CuMMA, HIAP & KuvA are announced!
This spring brings a great amount of interesting, international visitors from the field of art to Helsinki.
Three contributors, CuMMA, HIAP and KuvA have gotten together to introduce a great variety of artists, designers and authors to the public. The lectures discuss the practice of the chosen visitors and important, contemporary issues of art and society and are open for everyone to join.
Please find here the schedule for the lectures and more information about the organisers.
Schedule for lectures:
7th of February, 5pm-6pm: HIAP Talk with Dan Perjovschi at Kiasma Theatre
21st of February, 6pm-8pm: Wednesday Lecture with Hito Steyerl at Kuvataideakatemia
6th of March, 6pm-8pm: Wednesday Lecture with Jyrki Siukonen at Kuvataideakatemia
13th of March, 6pm-8pm: CuMMA Discourse Series with TOLEDO I DERTSCHEI at Node Gallery, Aalto Arts Arabia
20th of March, 6pm-8pm: CuMMA Discourse Series with Annie Fletcher at EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art
21st of March, 5pm-7pm: HIAP Talk, to be announced, at Kiasma Seminar Room
27th of March, 6pm-8pm: Wednesday Lecture with Nomeda Urbonae & Gediminas Urbonas at Kuvataideakatemia
11th of April, 5pm-7pm: HIAP Talk, to be announced, at Kiasma Seminar Room
24th of April, 6pm-8pm: Wednesday Lecture, Expodium at Kuvataideakatemia
2nd of May, 5pm-7pm: HIAP Talk, Art Asylum at Kiasma Semiar Room
22nd of May, 6pm-8-pm: CuMMA Discourse Series with Stefano Harney at Media Factory, Aalto Arts Arabia
CuMMA (Curating, Managing and Mediating Art) is a multidisciplinary Master’s degree program at Aalto University focusing on contemporary art and its publics. The Discourse Series started last autumn and continues to bring international guests to Finland.
HIAP (Helsinki International Artist Program) is an international artist residency centre in Helsinki. HIAP Talks debate the topic of public matters during 2013.
Kuvataideatakemia (Academy of Fine Arts) is part of Taideyliopisto (University of the Arts Helsinki) and offers education in fine arts. With a strong international outlook, it is also a pioneer in artistic research. The Wednesday Lectures of spring 2013 focus on artists as researchers and experts / critics of public spaces.