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

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Aalto ARTS Annual Review celebrated the highlights of 2019

Nine awards and prizes were presented 5 February 2020 at the traditional get-together for Aalto ARTS faculty, staff and students.
Honoured, Press releases, Research & Art
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Annual Review: Dean Tuomas Auvinen, professor Jenni Reuter, HR Coordinator Hanna Nurmela. Photo: Enni Grundström

The Kone Foundation awarded grants for academic researchers and artists

Bigger grants awarded to the researchers and artists at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture enable longer-term work than earlier.

Honoured, Research & Art
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Koneen Säätiön logo mustalla pohjalla

Aalto Math & Arts in Shanghai Future Lab exhibition

The interdisciplinary Math & Arts program, with its underlying course Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors, is introduced to the visitors of the Shanghai Future Lab exhibition.
Research & Art
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Math & Arts

Creativity Unfolded — a new blog series

Aalto is home to creative minds and we want audiences also outside our community to get inspired by our amazing and innovative work!
Research & Art
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Wallpaper on purple background with the word unfolded on it

Courage and creativity in higher education—how could we teach that?

Answering the complex, dynamic and networked problems we face today means rethinking our traditional ways of working and building knowledge, according to a recent symposium on teaching arts and design at Aalto University.
Research & Art
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U-Create teaching symposium's live illustration about producing collective knowledge by Apila Pepita Miettinen

Interested in teaching a University-Wide Art Studies course?

University-Wide Art Studies (UWAS) is looking for new courses for 2020-2022.
Studies
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University-Wide Art Studies 2019. Graphic by Heini Hälinen

Innovative Approach to Circular Economy

Aalto University's 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

Open call for Aalto ARTS' students: graphic designers and illustrators for Flow Festival 2019

Flow Festival (at Suvilahti, Helsinki the 9th to the 11th of August) is now welcoming applications from Aalto University students for the murals at the festival site.
For Aalto community
Research & Art
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Flow Festival illustrations 2018 by Aalto ARTS students. Photo: Miia Närkki/ Flow Festival

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

Give your opinions regarding ARTS' work and study environment! – the survey open until April 5

The work and study environments of Väre will be developed to better meet the current needs based on the results of the survey.
For Aalto community
Campus
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ARTS maptionnaire

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.