Department of Art and Media

Research

Research in the Department of Art and Media encompasses different practice-based, arts-based, artistic and other forms of research activities in a wide range of fields within arts and media. These include art education, contemporary art and curating, media culture and heritage, new media design and learning, photography, visual communication design, and visual culture, as well as sound design, game design, and interaction design. Our research is coordinated through several active research groups and focus areas as listed below.
Research

Research groups and focus areas

Installation view from Teemu Lehmusruusu: Maatuu uinuu henkii (Respiration Field), Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden, Helsinki, 2019. Photo credit: Telling Tree art+rsrch (2, close)
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AVCD
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EDG Research Group

Embodied Design

Research group

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a colorful drawing depicting a fruit, a Black mermaid, a hairy person in underwear and boots, an orchid, a rainbow-colored blob, high heels, a person with a flower growing from their armpit, a unicorn, a person with long hair squatting in boots and text "power" reading in between their legs, a quote saying "let's meet. here's a pic"
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Image credits: Juuso Tervo
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Augmented Climbing Wall - Game Research Group

Game Research Group

Research group

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Image: courtesy of Paula Hohti

Fashion History Lab

Research group

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+Andscape, Augmented reality sandbox
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Image of the Aalto ARTS photography studio by Antti Huittinen

Photography

Focus area

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Sopi
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Systems of Representation Research Group
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Contact person

 Prof Masood Masoodian

Prof Masood Masoodian

Head of Research
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