HELSINKI PHOTOGRAPHY BIENNIAL (HPB) 2012

Helsinki Photography Biennial on Valokuvataiteilijoiden liiton järjestämä tapahtuma, jossa esitellään uutta valokuvataidetta. Vuoden 2012 teemana on kaupunki ja urbaani. Valokuvaus ja kaupunki kuuluvat toisilleen. Valokuvalla ei oikeastaan – yhtä vähän kuin ihmisilläkään – ole ulospääsyä kaupungista. Se syntyi kaupunkiin, ja siellä se on myös koko olemassaolonsa ajan hakenut paikkaansa. Valokuva muuttaa todellisuutta tarinoiksi, jotka ovat […]

III Artishok Biennale October 10th-20th 2012 in Contemporary Museum of Art, Estonia

Artishok press release 14.02.2012 In a situation where Estonian art world is struggling for the preservation of the most basic functions – art education – it is a mixed feeling to announce that the next Artishok Biennale will take place October 10th-20th 2012 in Contemporary Museum of Art, Estonia, Tallinn. Artishok Biennale is an experimental […]

Making Space and Place with Geometry -Symposium 11.2.2012

Making Space and Place with Geometry Symposium organized by Shoji Kato Saturday, 11th of February, 2012 13:00 – 18:30 Auditorium, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Kaikukatu 4, 00530 Helsinki Finland Contact: Henri Wegelius / Doctoral Studies Programme at Finnish Academy of Fine Arts henri.wegelius@kuva.fi The notions of space and place occupy important areas of not […]

IT’S ALL MEDIATING – International conference on curating and education in the exhibition context 30-31 May, 2012, Kiasma

It’s all Mediating – outlining and incorporating the roles of education and curating International conference on curating and education in the exhibition context 30-31 May, 2012 Venue: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland Invited speakers: Lindsay Fryer, U.K. Valérie Lagier, France Maria Lind, Sweden Carmen Mörsch, Switzerland Nora Sternfeld, Austria Sally Tallant, U.K. Adela […]

The Nature of Art Business Today – Framing the Contemporary Arts Industry with Adorno 29.11.2011

29.11.2011 Alexandra Meincke In this essay the concept of art as a business and item of capital value – and its circulation within the cultural sphere, will be explored. Not only have understandings of what ‘art’ constitutes changed across periods in art history, but also, the way art is valued, for whom it is produced, […]

Where’s the Octopus?

This is pretty cool. As someone said, “Pixels are good but chromatophores are incredible! sciencefriday.com/videos

The Artist and the Paradox of History , Seminar in Helsinki September 28 – 29

Changing Identities and Contexts in the Arts Seminar in Helsinki September 28-29 The seminar is organized by The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts and The Finnish National Gallery and it will take place at the Ateneum art museum. It is a part of the project Changing Identities and Contexts in the Arts: Artistic Research as […]

Report from FinnFest 2011 in San Diego – “Catch the Finnish Wave” 20.8.2011

20.8.2011 Nikolai Sadik-Ogli The 28th annual FinnFest celebration (finnfest2011.com) was held this year at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego from 10-14 August 2011. As indicated on their website, FinnFest is a non-profit event made possible by the donations and support of various sponsors and advertisers, including government, industry and business entities, under […]

Open Call for Papers by the Art Museum of Estonia: TECHNICAL ART HISTORY – TECHNICS OF ART HISTORY?

Open Call for Papers Proceedings of the Art Museum of Estonia: TECHNICAL ART HISTORY – TECHNICS OF ART HISTORY? The time that divides the origin of the object from the present, and the distancing from the art object that the theory-ridden art historical approach often brings forth problems in understanding the object. Here, technical art […]

SHARE #1 Conference on art studies November 2011 Helsinki

SHARE #1 Conference *A two day global dialogue on issues in doctoral studies and artistic research* Helsinki , Finland, Friday 4 – Saturday 5 November 2011 The first SHARE annual Conference will take place in Helsinki Friday 4 – Saturday 5 November 2011, hosted by the Finnish Academy of Fine Art. *SHARE #1* examines the […]

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