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Territorial Art, Design & Architecture (2021) Sergio Montero Bravo
This collaborative and cross-sectoral project addresses places, environments, and spaces beyond mere functional urban endeavors. Within this scope the research activities presented explores possibilities offered when public space is decentralized from the urban norm as means to remediate with lost rural relations and search for ways to drift away from an anthropocentric mindset that fuels the climate crisis. In the past, densification of cities has been considered synonymous with sustainable development, creativity, and innovation. However, a one-sided urban focus leads to disarmament of rural habitats, and further dissociation from human interdependence with non-human nature and its ecological systems made invisible through urban ecologies. Today, adaptation to the most minimal impact of global warming is dependent on the survival of the rural - this artistic research project is therefore primarily informed by activities in rural environments together with other species and ecologies, to challenge urban and human perspectives and what we mean with the word territory. The goal is to investigate how art, design and architectural interventions can foster places of communality, togetherness and interdependency between species based on the urgency to encounter with the challenges of global warming.
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Silence surrounds us, silence around us – On creativity in communication (2021) Erika Matsunami
Silence surrounds us, silence around us – On creativity in communication is pre-artistic research for Green x (2022 –). Is language the tool? If it is yes, what kind of tool is the language? Through the language, what can we produce and provide? Thereby, I address the topic of creativity in communication in reading silently, speech, and listening. On creativity in communication is a play to draw models. Thereby the leitmotif is "reading". Critical seeing in a model on reading subjectivity and objectivity at the online artistic representational level, Question for on creativity The research objective(s) is a future idea for physical space and its mobility within virtual space (potentiality) for a new type of idea for notation between tradition and modernity. In this aspect, towards international communication gaps between tradition and modernity, DADA solved the issue of communication and explored a new way of communication, that was not a philosophical metaphor, but rather that consisted of semiotics and semantics in the context of design, was creative. – New visual and auditory codes. Thereby I deal with “Tractatus” - logico of philosophicus, that is a logic of nonsense by Wittgenstein in the theme of space, body and time.
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Concept Develop (2021) Md Hossen Ali
This work is a part of Tangible Research.
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Walking and looking in a new way: Utopian dreams (2021) Ulvi Haagensen
Walking through the old town of Tallinn, where everything is quiet because shops, cafés and restaurants are closed, some permanently because of a lack of tourists due to the pandemic and others temporarily because of the current lockdown, I experience the city in a new way. The city is different and no longer am I drawn in by the enticement of what I could or should buy. I no longer peer in the café window to see if there is an available table, in the expectation of a pastry and a coffee. Art galleries and museums are also closed. I’m closed out but this strange situation means there is time to stop, notice and think, space to walk and an opportunity to see things differently. There is freedom to imagine new worlds, other possibilities, and new ways of seeing and being. I look at shop windows, peer into art galleries, think about my own window exhibition in the context of these other windows, and in the process take in a full experience of visual art in the form of installations, performance art and even participation art. At the same time my thoughts take me to completely other utopian worlds where things are quite different. The walk, though initially purposeful, becomes something more than a walk. It starts to meander and – combined with what I see, remember and imagine – it becomes a meandering text with images and ideas that click in and out of focus.
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Elisenvaara-Pieksämäki - hajonnut kone (2021) Jaakko Ruuska
Elisenvaara-Pieksämäki –hajonnut kone on taiteellinen tutkimus irtikytkennän tilallisuudesta, jonka tapaustutkimuksena on eräs syrjään jäänyt rautatien raunio.Kun rautatien koneellinen kooste kerran hajosi, muodostui kokemuksesta irti kytketty alue, katve, jossa viitteet hajonneeseen koneeseen asettuvat kokemuksen taustalle, kuin aaveraaja, joka säteilee paikantumattomia tuntemuksia menetetystä raajasta. Tässä kokeellisessa tutkimuksessa kehitetyt harjoitteet ovat yrityksiä vastata ongelmaan: kuinka katveeseen jääneiden rautatien raunioiden aistinen ulottuvuus voidaan kytkeä uudelleen, uudeksi yhteiseksi tilaksi. Asetan Gilles Deleuzen elokuvaa luonnehtivan liike-kuvan käsitteen junamatkustamisen kokemuksen ilmaisulliseksi vastineeksi. Toisissa tiloissa kollektiivin jäsenten: Kati Korosuon ja Timo Jokitalon kanssa toteutetussa esityksessä: Elokuva ilman kameraa (2019) resiina valjastettiin alustaksi radan varren asukkaita osallistaville harjoitteille. Näissä harjoitteissa elokuvan käsite laajenee ilmaisemaan irti kytketyn rautatien aistista tilaa. Teemana irtikytkentä muodostaa taiteelliselle tutkimukselle utopistisen perustan, lähtökohdan, joka ei sijaitse missään. Öisellä resiina matkalla läpi takapajuisen seudun paikattomuuteen rakentui hetkellisesti uusi yhteinen tila. Digitaalista valokuvista, videoista ja kirjoituksesta koostuva ekspositio on koottu luettavaksi tietokoneen ruudulta.
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Calling for Zoe as a Utopian Gesture (2021) Annette Arlander
This exposition discusses the possibility of embracing an expanded notion of life, a zoe-centred egalitarianism, as proposed by Rosi Braidotti, in order to envision a liveable future on the planet and the utopian potential in the act of calling for an imaginary creature, a dragon, using as examples some video works created in 2012-2013 and retuned to in 2019.
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