Open seminar: Research in Arts and Experience


Mon 26.3.2018


Dipoli, Lumituuli auditorium

This open research seminar offers intertwinings of artistic research and experience research. Seminar examines variety of artistic research practices, which employ, assess and challenge experience.

The program consists of an international keynote and presentations of professors, post-doc researchers and doctoral students from Aalto University and the University of the Arts Helsinki. WELCOME!


9.30 – 9.40   Welcome words

9.40 –  10.40  Keynote Alex Arteaga, Berlin University of the Arts (UdK Berlin) (UdK Berlin), EINA / Universitat Autànoma de Barcelona (UAB), Royal   Academy of fine Arts in Ghent (KASK)

10.40 – 11.00  Kirsi Heimonen
Falling without landing – floating bones and hollow legs

11.00 – 11.30 Annette Arlander
Performing with plants as experiential challenge

11.30 – 11.50 Bart Vandeput (Bartaku)
Light, :  Leaky

11.50 – 13 Lunch break

13 – 13.30 Introduction: The Finnish Experience Research Network

13.30 – 14 Maarit Mäkelä
Creative journey: experiencing with the material environment

14 – 14.20 Lena Séraphin and Markku Eskelinen
Collaborative writing as unlearning

14.20 – 14.40 Taneli Luotoniemi
New interpretations of space through mathematics

14.40 – 15 Introduction: Aalto’s Experience Platform

15 – 15.20 Coffee

15.20 – 15.40 Petri Kaverma
Speculative notions on images of death

15.40 – 16 Tero Nauha
The experience of ‘something’ in performance

16 – 16.20 Closing words

16.20 – 17 Wine and snacks


Please register to the event latest by 20th March 20 by sending your name and affiliation to


Aalto ARTS /

Aalto Experience Platform /

the Finnish Experience Research Network /

Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation /



Dr. Taneli Tuovinen
University Lecturer, Aalto ARTS, Department of Art

Dr. Riikka Mäkikoskela
Independent sculptor and Researcher and Visual Arts Teacher


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