Exploration into Possible Futures 2020, Pt.3 - Age of Change

Wed 12.8. Time 13.00 - 15.00

Online seminar

Open online seminar Exploration to possible Futures - Age of Change examines how artistical thinking and practice open new horizons from local to global change that emerges in the circumpolar north. Speakers of the seminar discuss how sustainable development and resilience appear in artistic, scientific and social practices.

Series of three online seminars focuses on agency, ecology, future and local perspectives in the complex context of sustainability. Age of Agency is the third and concluding episode of the series.

Seminar is free of charge, but registration is necessary to get a link to the event platform Google Meet. You can join the event from your computer or phone, and the registration is open until 12 August 12 pm  (Finnish time) via: katja.rakkolainen(at)gmail.com.

Project

Exploration into Possible Futures is a sub-project of Creating New Practices of Sustainability – Cross-sectorial creativity in the era of Climate Change -project which focuses on examining four pillars of sustainability in relation to local resilience at north.

Project is based on the idea that art and culture can serve as activators for developing social discourse in an eco-social and cultural direction as a response to climate change. In this transition towards more resilient and sustainable thinking, expertise in art and culture can offer numerous development views and actions that significantly support multilateral regional cooperation.

The end result of Exploration into Possible Futures will be joint artistic-scientific output carried out by Arts Promotion Centre Finland in collaboration with independent curating group FridayMilk/Murmansk, Magneetti/Northern Media Culture Organization Rovaniemi and other partners.

Main organiser: Arts Promotion Centre Finland

Partners: The project is funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture. Project is implemented by Arts Promotion Centre Finland in close collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland

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