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Creative concepts for travelling by land

Reducing flying is an easy way to decrease your personal carbon footprint. The Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2020 showed new solutions for how to encourage travel by land.
Honoured, Studies
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usvainen vuorimaisema, jossa menee gondolihissi

Digital athletics in analogue stadiums

Researchers study why people watch computer gamers live
Research & Art
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Large arena filled with a crowd watching a game of DOTA2 projected on big screens

Nominees for the Metex Awards announced

The four Metex Prize nominees are graduates at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Technology Industries of Finland's Centennial Foundation awards the Metex Prize 23 January.
Cooperation, Studies
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Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulun Metex-palkintoehdokkaat

ÄÄNIAALTO V OPEN CALL

ÄÄNIAALTO is an annual festival of audio-visual oddity. It aims to nurture and expand the sound/new media scene in Helsinki, and provide an open culture that is accessible to anybody interested.
Research & Art
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Ääniaalto Festival III

Anna Valtonen's portrait was revealed

The portrait of Anna Valtonen, former Dean of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture at Aalto University, was unveiled at Aalto University's 10th anniversary on 8 January. The portrait was created by the artist, Doctor of Art Maija Tammi.
Research & Art, University
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Kuvassa selin seisovan naisen hymyilevät kasvot näkyvät heijastumana peilistä

Xmas Demo Day 2019 in photos

Collection of photos from the latest Demo Day organized on the 5th of December 2019.
Research & Art
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media lab demo day

Finland Prizes awarded to professor, designer Pirjo Kääriäinen and alumna, artist and activist Marja Helander

Among this year’s prize recipients were Professor of Practice of Design driven fibre innovation Pirjo Kääriäinen and Aalto ARTS alumna, photographer, filmmaker and activist Marja Helander.
Cooperation, Honoured, Research & Art
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Pirjo Kääriäinen

The Dead Are Speaking -Audio Drama on Yle

The Dead Are Speaking, a full length audio drama made by Media Lab students has been published on YLE Beta.
Research & Art
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audio drama

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

MA in New Media Master’s Thesis Presentations

Autumn's MA in New Media Master’s Thesis Presentations
Studies
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aalto

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

The Helsinki School: The Nature of Being Volume 6, presented at Paris Photo 2019

The Helsinki School: The Nature of Being Volume 6, published by Hatje Cantz is now here and was presented for the first time at Paris Photo 2019!
Research & Art
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the nature of being

Ironing tunes

Technology can make an instrumentalist out of anyone. The brain loves music, but you need to be careful with the ears.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Kuvassa on professori Vesa Välimäki kuulokkeet päässään ja hänen vieressään akatemiatutkija Koray Tahiroğlu, joka soittaa yksikielistä monokordia. Kuvaaja: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Better design

The new frontier in design is about finding ways to better serve the needs of the people. From building hospitals and libraries, to developing home-care services for the aging, the principles of design can be used to give everyone a voice.
Research & Art
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Oodi

Multiplayer bouncing exercise brings extra motivation

The game gives players an empowering experience using custom computer vision, movement exaggeration, and game design techniques.
Research & Art
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Super Stomp. Kuva: Valo Motion.

Games and Virtual Reality in Performing Arts (GVRIPA) minor - APPLY NOW!

The Games and Virtual Reality in Performing Arts minor focuses on the interplay between gaming, virtual and extended reality and the performing arts. Application time for exchange students is 15.9-15.10.2019.
Studies
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GamesAndVirtualRealityInPerformingArts_main_image

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

Antti Ikonen and MA students in New Media to win Grand Prix in ISA2019

The soundscape design for Helsinki New Children’s Hospital has been awarded a Grand Prix in International Sound Awards 2019.
Research & Art
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sound award

Media Lab: Master's thesis presentations

MA in New Media master's thesis presentations autumn 2019
Studies
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väre building

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