No group? Ääreen - virtual meeting

Tue 27.10. Time 14.00 - 16.00


Would you like to join the Ääreen project, but don’t have a group? We offer a virtual get-together meeting where animation and media art professionals can learn to know each other and find partners to form groups on Tuesday 27.10. at 14–16.

The facilitator of meeting is Tuomas Tirkkonen/Tupu Creative. The virtual meeting is open to all and free of charge. Discussion languages are Finnish and English, the materials are all in English.

Registration will close on Monday 26.10. Apply here

When you register, describe your expertise and motivation to work with professionals from different disciplines.

PLEASE NOTE! You can also attend the meeting just to meet people and network! The purpose of the meeting is to create possibilities for future cooperation.


Open Call: Ääreen – Documentary in Animation

Ääreen is an art project that combines documentary with immersive animation. It will be conducted at Oodi Central Library in Helsinki. The purpose of the project is to support and encourage artists interested in documentary animation, and to create new media presentation practices in the library context. The project begins with a workshop to search for immersive project ideas that combine animation with a documentary approach. Concentrating on script writing and development, the workshop will be held in Oodi Central Library in January 2021. Application period is 5.10.–18.11.2020 See more details here.


General considerations

The project is a joint effort by Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Oodi Central Library, Turku Animated Film Festival, Finnish Animation Guild, Artists’ Association MUU, Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (AVEK), Aalto University, National Audiovisual Institute KAVI, and Danish ANIDOX forum. The project is coordinated by regional artist Annika Dahlsten.

More information

Annika Dahlsten
Regional Artist, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
annika.dahlsten(a), 0295 330 907

Mika Koskinen
Secretary, Finnish Animation Guild
info(a), 044 324 2121 

Main organiser: Arts Promotion Centre Finland and Animation Guild

Partners: Central Library Oodi, Artists Association Muu, Turku Animated Film Festival

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