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News from the Department of Art and the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

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Innovative Approach to Circular Economy

An innovative pilot course studied the circular economy, arts and systemic changes.
Studies
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Oona Ojala studied how the cultivation conditions of luxury products such as coffee and cocoa will evolve with climate change. Photo: Elisa Dametto

Two unique exhibitions by Aalto University at the Oodi Library to experience and play

The Finnish EU presidency is now in full swing and for September (when the EU level AV conference will take place), Aalto is offering two very different exhibitions to be on display at the Oodi library in Helsinki.
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art, University
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Screenshot from Interactive Diorama - Rembrandt 1632

Tomorrow's Sustainable Lifestyles Showcased in Otaniemi

One of Helsinki Design Week's main events, Designs for a Cooler Planet, will showcase Aalto University's cross-cutting future prototypes, such as a nanocellulose bicycle, microbial headphones and Ioncell clothes
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Nanocellulose bicycle Photo: Eeva Suorlahti

Vice Deans and Heads of Departments nominated at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The Vice Deans and Heads of Departments have been nominated at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture for the term 1.9.2019 - 31.8.2024.
University
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Kuvituskuva. Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen

'Humans are not wired to make sensible choices'

Sculpture lecturer Andy Best talks about technology and the role of art in a world of rising consumption and shrinking public spaces.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Andy Best. Kuva: Sanna Lehto

What are arts teachers needed for, Marja Rastas?

The world contains a void in art education, says Lecturer of Visual Arts Pedagogy.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Marja Rastas. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Search for Heads of Departments at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The Dean of Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture requests applications or nominations for suitable candidates for positions of Heads of Departments´ at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
University
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Lotta_Mattila_Lions_Share_photo_Mikko_Raskinen

School of Arts, Design and Architecture is searching for Vice Deans

The Dean of Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture requests applications or nominations for suitable candidates for position of Vice Dean of Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
University
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Aalto_university_Väre_artworks_Lumen_2018_photo_mikko_raskinen

Kalle Keinonen was nominated the Ceremonial Garland Weaver for the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

For the first time in the school’s history the position is held by a male student. The piece of jewerly for the Ceremonial Garland Weaver was designed by Theo Weckström.
Studies, University
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Kalle Keinonen / Theo Weckström. Kuva: Veera Konsti

Dean Tuomas Auvinen started his term

The new Dean of School of Arts, Design and Architecture started yesterday, 11 March.
Appointments
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Tuomas Auvinen / Photo by Joonas Villanen

The relationship between fact and fiction is changing

A group of movie, media and staging industry artist researchers explores new fiction in the Research Pavilion in Venice.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Harri Laakso

Brain recordings show that background noise strongly impairs children’s ability to concentrate on a single speaker

A new brain-imaging study compared the cocktail party effect between adults and children. The purpose was to understand how children can cope the often noisy surroundings in which they grow and learn.
Press releases
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Image: Jean-Marc Bodson, Erasme.

Ceremonial Conferment of Degrees in Arts, Design and Architecture 2019

The next ceremonial conferment of Doctoral and Master's degrees in Arts, Design and Architecture at Aalto University
Research & Art, Studies, University
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Promootio 2013

School of Arts, Design and Architecture awarded promoters of creative skills

In the Annual Review of the school altogether eleven prizes were awarded.
Honoured, Press releases, Research & Art
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Cilla Lönnqvist, Jenni Haukio ja Matti Alahuhta. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi

Introducing Bassam El Baroni, Assistant Professor in Curating and Mediating Art

Bassam came to Aalto in May 2018 from the Dutch Art Institute MA program at ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem, the Netherlands.
Appointments, Research & Art, University
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Bassam-El-Baroni-photo-by-Lucas-Millheim

World premiere: Play Quantum Garden and help build a quantum computer!

Quantum Garden, a new and exciting Science and Art project, will be exhibited from 16.11 until 14.12. at A Bloc shopping center, Otaniemi.
Press releases
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Quantum Garden

Artificial intelligence meets art

The story of AI will not be fully explored without the inclusion of art, believes doctoral student Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka, who wants to collide art and technology – while exploiting the tensions that exist between them.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka. Photographer: Veera Konsti.

M8 Art Space opens up a new series of exhibitions

Video works by Jemina Lindholm were selected as the first exhibition.
Research & Art, Studies
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Jemina Lindholm: Sick leave (2018).

Aalto brings students’ art and creativity projects to Flow Festival

Students’ murals, films, videos, animations, design, art education workshops and architecture will be on display.
Cooperation, Press releases
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flow festival

QS Ranking: Aalto places 140th in the world

Aalto is #1 in Finland with regard to relative number of research citations and employer reputation.
Honoured
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