News and Current Projects


Right now
Professor of performance art and theory at Stockholm University of the Arts Research Centre (2018-2019), here
Blog about activities in Stockholm, artisticresearchinstockholm
Out right now: Arlander, A., (2018). Dune Dream – Self-imaging, Trans-corporeality and the Environment. Body, Space & Technology. 17(1), pp.3–21. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/bst.293
 
Research and other projects in progress
Performing with Plants – Att uppträda/samarbeta med växter. More here and the living archive here
How to do things with performance? – Miten tehdä asioita esityksellä?, a four-year research project funded by the Academy of Finland, with Hanna Järvinen, Tero Nauha and Pilvi Porkola. More info on the website of HTDTWP with links to blog and living archive on the RC.
Visiting researcher at Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki, see here
Member of the board of the Norwegian Artistic Research Program See here
Other projects:
Animal years; Animal Days and Nights; Talking trees;The Tree Calendar
 
Upcoming events
”Puhetta performanssista” – Conversations on performance art II, with Essi Kausalainen and Sara Pathirane at Muu gallery 23.4.2018. See here
Library talk with Stacey Sacks at SADA Library, Stockholm University off the Arts 24.4.2018 at 12.15.
Screening of “Rainy Day in Rekdal” and Grey Day in Rekdal” at the Learning Center of Aalto University during the conference Radical Relevances 25-27.4.2018
“Regurgitated perspectives – an excerpt” with HTDTWP at The Spring Research Day at Kiasma, 25.4. 2018, at 5 pm (not 2 pm as in the schedule on the website)
Summer exhibition in the old Telegraph on Harakka Island 3.-12.8.2018.
 
Upcoming presentations
Video and presentation at Radical Relevances conference, Aalto University 25-27 April 2018.
Panel “What is Performativity in Finnish?” with How to do things with performance? at the international conference Cultural Mobility of Performance and Performativity Studies in Krakow 28-30 May 2018.
 
Recent engagements
Artist-Researcher at Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (2017).
Professor of artistic research at Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki (1.9.-31.12.2016)
Participating in the research project Rock/body – Performative interchanges between the geologic and the body, see here
Visiting professor at Stockholm University of the Arts (1.9.2015-31.8.2016)
Professor of artistic research at Performing Arts Research Centre at University of the Arts Helsinki Theatre Academy 1.3.2015-31.8.2016 (until 13 May also vice dean for research).
 
Recent publications
“Performing with Plants” in Leena Rouhiainen (ed.) Perilous Experience CARPA 5 Colloquium Proceedings, Nivel 09 2018 here
“Performing with the Weather” in Global Performance Studies Issue 1.2. Performance Climates (here)
“Agential Cuts and Performance as Research”. In Annette Arlander, Bruce Barton, Melanie Dreyer-Lude, Ben Spatz (eds.) Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact. London and New York: Routledge 2018, 133-151
“Introduction to Future Concerns. The Multiple Futures of Performance as Research.” In Annette Arlander, Bruce Barton, Melanie Dreyer-Lude, Ben Spatz (eds.) Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact. London And New York: Routledge 2018, 333-349.
“Ekologinen näkökulma taidetutkimukseen” [An Ecological Perspective on Research in the Arts]. Annette Arlander and Mika Elo. Tiede ja Edistys 4/2017, 335-346.(see info)
 
Recent exhibitions, events and performances
Performance “Regurgitated Perspectives” together with How to do things with performance? at the 9th SAR conference – International Conference on Artistic Research Artistic Research will Eat Itself at University of Plymouth 11-13 April 2018.
“Puhetta performanssista” – Conversations on Performance art at Muu gallery, hosted by Annette Arlander. First Guest on February 26 artist and curator Leena Kela, and her project One Year Performance (2017-2018). See here. Live stream on facebook (in Finnish)
“Toistamiseen – Videoteoksia Harakan saarelta ja Kilpisjärveltä”[Once Again – video works from Harakka Island and Lake Kilpis] Muu Gallery, Helsinki 7 October to 12 November 2017. Opening 6th October 5 pm. See here and here
Helsinki art walk at Muu gallery on Sunday 12 November at 1.30 pm, see here
Conversation with Irini Papadimitriou on Friday 3 November at Muu gallery, see here. And video here.
How to do things with performance, part II Conversation with Tero Nauha and Pilvi Porkola (in Finnish) on Wednesday 1 November at Muu gallery see here And video here.
How to do things with Performance Art: A conversation with Charles Garoian and Ray Langenbach at Muu Gallery, Tuesday 26 October at 6 pm, see here
Artist-in-residence at Nida Art Colony in September, see here. Monday 25 September Open Studios Documentation here.
 
Recent papers and presentations
Presentation at the open seminar of Research in Arts and Experience at Aalto University 26 March 2018.
Presentation at the research day organised by How to do things with performance? -project at University of the Arts Helsinki Theatre Academy 2 March 2018, here.
Generations of Artistic Research, discussion at Uniarts Post Doc art on March 1, see here
Opponent at Marja Silde’s dissertation in theatre- and performance studies at Helsinki University 27 January 2018 at 10 am.
Moderating the Norwegian Artisic Research Program Fellowship seminar #2 ”Unfold and articulate” at University of Bergen Faculty of Art and Design, 10-11.1.2018, see programme
“Work, videos, writings”. lecture for Pekka Niskanen’s students of art graphic design at Aalto Arts 12.12.2017.
“Performing with plants – Presentation, Process, Archive” presentation and workshop at the Swedish Research Council’s symposium on artistic research 28-29 November 2017. See programme here
“Performing with Plants”, presentation and screening at the public brown bag seminar in Helsinki University Think Corner (Tiedekulma) 14 November 2017 at 12. 15.
“Open archiving as a strategy in artistic research – two examples” at the Autumn Day of the Finnish Society for Theatre Research, at the Theatre Museum, Cable factory 13 November 2017. See program here
“The Cliff Revisited”, presentation at the Research Day organised by How to do Things with Performance at University of the Arts Helsinki, Theatre Academy on 8 November 2017. See programme here
“Resting with the Pines in Nida”, presentation at the seminar “With Plants” at Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies 27 October 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Annette Arlander makes notes on work in progress and archives her previous work