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Making Artistic Research Public

Photo: Denise Ziegler

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Making Artistic Research Public

How to make artistic research public? How do artworks engage with their immediate surroundings, neighbourhoods and public space? How to bring forth artistic research in its diversity and variety?

The gathering of the European Artistic Research Network (EARN ) and the accompanying exhibition engaging with these questions, among others, is organized and hosted by the Academy of Fine Arts at the University of the Arts Helsinki.

27.10–28.10.2022 EARN Gathering in Helsinki
Venue: Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki
Language: English
Free admission, open to all, welcome!

27.10.–13.11.2022 Exhibition
Venue: Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki, various spaces
Free admission, open to all, welcome!

Further information on the program and practicalities will be announced in the autumn. 

The events website 

The gathering consists of workshops offered by the EARN Working Groups, two key-note presentations and the publication events of Expo-Facto: Into the Algorithm of Exhibition (MetropolisM Boooks) co-edited by Henk Slager & Mick Wilson and RUUKKU-journal's thematical issue: Making Artistic Research Public, co-edited by Denise Ziegler, Tero Heikkinen and Saara Hacklin.

Key note speakers:

Bassam El Baroni is a curator, writer and an associate professor at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University. Through exhibitions, publications and other media, his research most recently engages with financialization in relation to artistic practices, artists’ engagement with infrastructural futures and histories, and new forms of artist-led activism. 

Paul Tiensuu, PhD candidate in law at university of Helsinki, co-creator of the "City as space of rules and dreaming" -project.

Coordinators: Denise Ziegler and Antti Nyyssölä

Contact and further information about the EARN gathering:

Further information about EARN 




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