The First Annual Juha Varto Endowed Lecture for Research in Visual Art, Philosophy and Pedagogy on 9.4.2018
The First Annual Juha Varto Endowed Lecture for Research in Visual Art, Philosophy and Pedagogy featuring Dr. Alphonso Lingis, professor of philosophy emeritus at the Pennsylvania State University.
The lecture is titled:
”How Artworks Work
A phenomenological account of the powers contained in artworks. What these powers do to the environment and what they do to us.”
9th of April 2018, 16:30
Lumituuli auditorium, Dipoli (Otakaari 24, Espoo)
Alphonso Lingis is professor of philosophy emeritus at the Pennsylvania State University. His talk will be the First Annual Juha Varto Distinguished Invited Lecture for Research in Visual Art, Philosophy and Pedagogy. By this speaker series the study program of Art Education honors professor Juha Varto and his many contributions to research in Finland, and around the world.
Alphonso Lingis (born 1933) is an American philosopher, writer and translator, currently Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. His areas of specialization include phenomenology, existentialism, modern philosophy, and ethics. Among his books are Excesses: Eros and Culture (1984), The Community of Those Who Have Nothing in Common (1994), Abuses (1994), Foreign Bodies (1994), Dangerous Emotions (1999), Trust (2003), The First Person Singular (2007), Contact (2010), and Violence and Splendor (2011).
The Juha Varto Endowed Lecture for Research in Visual Art, Philosophy and Pedagogy will continue to annually bring in an outstanding scholar, who shares in this tradition to the Aalto campus, for a public lecture and creative exchanges with students and faculty. The scholar will be chosen by a committee of researchers from the Department of Art and will be internationally recognized for cutting-edge research on topics in the fields of Visual Art, Philosophy, and Peadgogy. The Lecture Series will be held once a year, in spring, beginning in spring 2018, sponsored by the Department of Art, in Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
Welcome to RAE 2018!
Time: 26 March 2018 at 9.30 – 17
Place: Aalto University, Otaniemi Campus, Dipoli, Lumituuli Auditorium
This open research seminar offers intertwinings of artistic research and experience research. 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.
RAE 2018 Program
9.30 – 9.40 Welcome words Taneli Tuovinen
9.40 – 10.40 Keynote Alex Arteaga, Berlin University of the Arts (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 – 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 – 13.30 Introduction: The Finnish Experience Research Network
13.30 – 14.00 Maarit Mäkelä – Creative journey: experiencing with the material environment
14.00 – 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 – 15.00 Introducing Aalto’s Experience Platform – Open society for experience research and design
15.00 – 15.20 Coffee
15.20 – 15.40 Petri Kaverma – Speculative notions on images of death
15.40 – 16.00 Tero Nauha – The experience of ’something’ in performance
16.00 – 16.20 Closing words
16.20 – 17.00 Wine and snacks
Two special issues of Synnyt/Origins: Finnish Studies in Art Education are now available online. Rethinking arts-based & artistic research – and global/local communities #s 1&2 are based on the 4th annual Arts-based and Artistic Research conference organized at Aalto University in June 2016 and can be found here: wiki.aalto.fi/display/Synnyt/Home