International media art in EduCity in October-November
Media art will be displayed on the media wall in EduCity in October–November. The Conversations of Our Time media art ensemble consists of 14 artworks selected through an international student competition.
All 14 artworks address in their own way the keywords defined in the competition programme: “access, entanglements, glitch, material sensations”. The artworks were selected by Taina Erävaara (KampusART artistic committee/Chair, Head of Fine Arts), Henna-Riikka Halonen (Visual Artist and Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Art) and Hertta Kiiski (Visual Artist).
The jury has selected three winners who will receive a prize. The winning artworks are Johanna Lahtinen, Aro Mielonen & Julia Strandman’s Draw a circle to keep the witch in, Joel Danielsson & Louise Öhman’s Stone is the Bone of my Mother and Ali Ardalan’s This is not a line.The winning artworks reflect globally relevant themes and phenomena. Read more about the winners here .
The artworks will be shown on the media wall in EduCity 19 October – 30 November on Tuesdays and Thursdays from around 11 a.m. The duration of the entity is about an hour. The works can be viewed from Taidon portaat.
Save the date! As part of Conversations of Our Time, a screening and discussion event open to the public will be held on Tuesday 30 November at 5–7 pm in EduCity.
Read more about the works of art here.
Conversations of Our Time media art entity is a part of the KampusART arts programme, which produces art for the indoor and outdoor premises of the new campus building EduCity. High-quality and bold art increases the attractiveness of the new campus and constructs the identity of the building and region. The Kupittaa Campus arts programme is coordinated by Turku UAS Arts Academy, and it is implemented in cooperation by Turku UAS and Turku Technology Properties.
The main image: Ali Ardalanin teos This is not a line