Expanding horizons of art. New artistic expertise – Recordings of lectures

Wed 2.3. - Sat 31.12.2022


In the series of lectures organized by Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Turku UAS’ Arts Academy and Turku Museum Centre, Finnish and international professionals from the field of contemporary art come together to share their work in the expanding horizons of art. All lectures are now public and on display till the end of year 2022.

How do digital technologies shape our conception of art (today)? How is the new expertise shown in artistic working processes? What types of phenomena does art deal with at this moment in time?

Lectures and speakers

Five lectures will be published at Turku Museum Centre's Youtube channel and they will be on display until 31st December 2022. Straight links are as follows:

Kalle Nio & Hans Rosenström: Hetki julkisessa tilassa (in Finnish) 
Maija Kovari, Kristiina Ljokkoi & Ville-Matti Rautjoki: Näkökulmia nykytaiteen tilaamiseen (in Finnish)
Sanna Lehtinen & Denise Ziegler: Taide ja valta arjen kaupunkitilassa (in Finnish)
Erich Berger & Björn Kröger / Bioart Society: Navigating the fine madness of art and science (in English)
Anne Katrine Senstad & Aura Seikkula: Artistic expertise and curatorial strategies (in English)

The series of lectures is a part of Arts Promotion Centre Finland’s development programme for artistic expertise and mediation, and it is coordinated by Regional Artist Annika Dahlsten. Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Art Henna-Riikka Halonen and Arts Coordinator Riina Kotilainen are responsible for the implementation at Turku UAS’ Arts Academy and Senior Curator Ville-Matti Rautjoki at Turku Museum Centre. 

More information

Annika Dahlsten 
Regional Artist, Arts Promotion Centre Finland 
annika.dahlsten(a)taike.fi, Tel. 02 9533 0907  

Main organiser: Taike, Turun ammattikorkeakoulun Taideakatemia, Turun museokeskus

People listening on cliffs
Hans Rosenström & Kalle Nio: Weaving, yearning. Photo: Petri Summanen