Category Archives: Events

Wonderwater Frozen Lights

Wonderwater Frozen Lights will be a dramatic installation of ice lanterns in Helsinki’s Senate Square to celebrate the Open Doors Weekend of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012. The display will help raise awareness of the water footprint. Two massive ice blocks from Lapland each represent the water footprint of 3 873 litres used daily per person in Finland, while 150 litre ice lanterns represent the domestic use per person in Finland. Illuminating the darkest season of the year, Wonderwater has invited designers and architects…

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Suomenlinna Money Lab

Christian Nold (UK) has been invited to realise a new art project in Helsinki during 2011-2012. This new project called ‘Suomenlinna Money Lab‘ will take place on Suomenlinna island. Christian is visiting Helsinki 7-12 September and will lead two workshops on the island on September 8 & 10. Welcome! More info about Suomenlinna Money Lab: http://www.pixelache.ac/helsinki/suomenlinna-money-lab/ /////////////////////////////////////// Suomenlinna Money Lab workshops / September 8 & 10 What if Suomenlinna would have its own currency? Money carries social and cultural value that is more than monetary.…

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The 2nd international Copenhagen Design Week is to be held in Copenhagen from 1st to 6th September 2011.

Copenhagen Design Week brings together activities from the world’s largest design award: INDEX:Award to exhibitions and conferences showing Copenhagen as a living lab of sustainable urban development. The week offers an exciting programme with exhibitions, conferences, talks, guided architecture tours etc. – all in a “Think Human” context. http://www.copenhagendesignweek.com/

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M.A.R.I.N. Call for Proposals Nordic – Baltic Sea Residencies for Art and Science

Media Art Research Interdisciplinary Network – M.A.R.I.N. – will organize two one month long residencies during June and August 2011 around the Baltic Sea. We invite proposals by artists, scientists or collaborative initiatives to attend either for June or August 2011. While we are open to many ideas, we hope to get research-oriented proposals that relate with the marine environment. Also projects that look at alternative energy in a nomadic camp, environmental sensors, low power computing are on our wish-list. (In other words, no poetic…

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Pixelache Helsinki 2011

Pixelache Helsinki 2011 10-13 March 2011 www.pixelache.ac PRE-FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS We are happy to announce 3 additional pre-festival workshops: :: Temporary photoElectric Digestopians worklab A co-creation worklab with research based experimentations on the transformation of light energy into electric energy with food. Fusing cooking and solar tech and designs, the participants will work with edible materials to create ‘e-tapas’ of different aesthetics and tastes. A principal role is for the Aronia Melanocarpa (Choke/Apple berry), one of the most powerful, anti-oxidant rich berries both in terms of…

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OPEN CIRCLE DISCUSSION ON NETWORKED CULTURE & EDUCATION

Pixelversity is the outreach & education programme of Pixelache Helsinki scene around the year. Pedagogy is based on learning from experience and from peers: Learning by doing, and doing it together. The programme variably consists of presentations, workshops, and other events: Some which share and sustain ongoing local practice, while others benefit from serendipity and specialists visiting Helsinki, or supporting activity that happens outside the usual locations. Pixelversity aims to be a ‘learning bridge’ between practitioners, cultural and non-profit organisations, interested individuals and larger institutions,…

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INDIA Future of Change Innovation and Design Events at Davos

In Davos on Friday January 28th from 1200 to 1400CET, INDIA Future of Change will assemble a panel on design, innovation at entrepreneurship. The panel, moderated by Tim Brown of IDEO, will discuss how the synergy between design and innovation can be a catalyst for India’s inclusive growth. The panel is slated to be broadcast on Bloomberg TV. INDIA Future of Change is accepting questions for the panelists via twitter @futureofchange. INDIA Future of Change is an organization that conducts Indian public diplomacy and nation…

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CAMP PIXELACHE 2011 TEMPORARY LAB + EXHIBITION

Camp Pixelache is an experimental, informal programme format which was tried out in Pixelache Festival context for the first time in spring 2010. For more information, see the wiki pages at http://wiki.pixelache.ac/10kerava/home. This Open Call is for artworks and other projects to be presented in Camp Pixelache 2011 lab/exhibition in several venues on Suomenlinna island during two days (Saturday 13 March – Sunday 14 March). The deadline for proposals is Friday 14 January 2011 (at MIDNIGHT CET / Central European Time). More information at www.pixelache.ac.

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Ville Kokkonen to Participate in Nordic Design Symposium

DEXIGNER says: Artek’s Creative Director, Ville Kokkonen, will participate in Nordic Design Now, a Nordic design symposium taking place at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum on November 10-11 at 7:00 pm. Nordic Design Now consists of two panel discussions, Social Awareness & Sustainability and Design Policy: Lessons Learned, co-presented by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and Scandinavia House, and are held in conjunction with two exhibits: National Triennial 2010: Why Design Now? at Cooper-Hewitt, and Nordic Models + Common Ground at Scandinavia House. Read more…

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