Residence Activity and Internationality in Art
Wed 22.1. Time 10.00 - 16.00
Art Center Ahjo, Kirkkokatu 23
The Artists' Association of Joensuu organizes in collaboration with the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) a seminar of Residency and Internationality in Art on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The event will take place in Art Center Ahjo, Joensuu.
The seminar deals with the residencies and internationality of artists, with a regional focus. The purpose of the seminar is to look at the activities of residency and artists from the perspective of internationalization.
What is the significance of internationality in residency, how is it considered in the activity, what are the effects of an international residency artist locally? To work internationally as an artist, what opportunities and what it means in Eastern Finland.
The aim of the seminar is to reveal the impacts and tools of internationalization. It is also interesting to hear how internationalization is taking place in Vilnius and Petrozavodsk.
9.30 - 10
Opening of the seminar
10.10 - 10.40
Painting, a way inside and out
Ville Löppönen, Painter, Joensuu, Finland
Karelian art residence (AiR Karelia)
Varvara Feklistova, Lead specialist of Project KA 3002, Implementation Department of the State Budgetary Institution Tourist Information Centre of the Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk, Russia
11.10 - 11.35
Anja Lappi, Creative Manager, Anya Pro, House of Minna Canth, Kuopio, Finland
11.35 - 11.50
Old Mine Residency, Outokumpu, North Karelia
Ulrika Vilke, Managing director, Regional Dance Centre of Eastern Finland, will briefly present the activities and future goals of the new residency programme organized by the City of Outokumpu. Regional Dance Centre of Eastern Finland ITAK is the principal partner of the residency and Vilke is a member of the executive team.
12.00 - 13.00
Lunch (at own expense)
13.00 - 13.40
Kolin Ryynänen Artist Residency
Satu Naumanen, Member of the residency team and secretary of the Cultural Society, Art Residence Kolin Ryynänen/Koli Cultural Society
Review of the project in North Karelia and music performance
Spencer Hargreaves, Artist, USA
13.40 - 14.15
Experiences in international artistic work: what are the opportunities and how is it meaningful?
Tuomas Ollikainen, Sculptor and sound artist, Joensuu, Finland
14.30 - 15.00
Kotryna Markevičiūtė, Coordinating curator, Rupert, Vilnius, Lithuania
15.00 - 15.30
Cases of international visual art productions
Merja Briñón, Executive director, Helsinki Artists’ Association, Finland
15.30 - 16.00
Event Conclusion / Summary
Main organiser: Artists' Association of Joensuu
Partners: Arts Promotion Centre Finland