Opening 8 May

Opening 8 May

Insect Karaoke

9 May at 6–7 pm

The audience is invited to listen to sounds produced by insects and to imitate and interpret them using contact microphones and DIY instruments of kitchenware. A playful happening facilitated by Tuula Närhinen, Tytti Arola, Esa Kirkkopelto and Otso Lähdeoja.

Presentation of Contingent Agencies -project, 10 May. 

Alex Arteaga & Nikolaus Gansterer.


Building phase in Sala del Camino 3-7 May

Including institutions themselves
May 11 at 10 am – 12 noon

A public morning session as a contribution of the exchange in the research cell “Through Phenomena Themselves”, proposing and inquiry into research practices developed in two fields — artistic research and phenomenology. Panel conversation involving Alex Arteaga, Gerald Bast, Alexander Damianisch, Cordula Daus, Nikolaus Gansterer, Margarete Jahrmann, Ralo Mayer, Barbara Putz-Plecko, Charlotta Ruth, Katarina Šoškić.

MA students from HKU University of the Arts Utrecht and Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki visiting Biennale Urbana on Lido.
May 22

Climate Change, Globalization and the Art World, May 22

A gathering with the aim to to discuss and analyse the city of Venice and its fragile ecological history, the system of the international art world and mega-shows like the Venice Biennale and to search for new and sustainable ways to work as an artist today in this context.

Talks by Leonardo Gaffo and Andrea Curtoni.

Foaming Exercise 9 May at 1–4 pm & 10 May at 1–4 pm

A performative installation by Maiju Loukola and Paul Cegys, using the term foam as both noun and verb (foaming) in order to explore foam-like spatial formations at the intersection of physical, imaginary and virtual space, as well as in terms of space as socio-political construct.

Research Practices on Place
13 May, 10 am - 6 pm 

A joint event introducing and initiatng a dialogue between different forms of inquiry on places, spaces and environments through three formats – lectures, workshops, and life research. Focus on three topics: awareness/perception, notation/registration, narratives/gestures.
THROUGH PHENOMENA THEMSELVES and Taipei National University of the Arts

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