Professor of performance art and theory at Stockholm University of the Arts Research Centre (2018-2019)
Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact is now published, see here
Research and other projects in progress
Performing with Plants – Att sam-agera med växter. More 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
Blog about activities in Stockholm, artisticresearchinstockholm
Opponent at Marja Silde’s dissertation in theatre- and performance studies at Helsinki University 27 January 2018 at 10 am.
“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).
Presentation at the research day organised by How to do things with performance? -project at University of the Arts Helsinki Theatre Academy 1 March 2018.
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).
“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)
“Calling the Dragon – The five avant-gardes today?” in Synnyt Journal 3/2017, 1-12.
“Miten tehdä asioita esityksellä – annetuissa (työpaja) olosuhteissa?”, [How to do things with performance – in given (workshop) circumstances], Annette Arlander, Hanna Järvinen, Tero Nauha & Pilvi Porkola. In TAHITI 3/2017, 71-86. See here.
“Taiteellinen tutkimus ja monimuotoistuvat tekstit” [Artistic Research and the Diversification of Texts] in Emilia Karjula and Tiina Mahlamäki (eds.) Kurinalaisuutta ja kuvitelmia. Näkökulmia luovaan tietokirjoittamiseen. [Discipline and Imagination. Perspectives on Creative Non-fiction Writing] Tarke kustantamo 2017, 164-183.
“The Tree Calendar or Performing with plants in the parks of Helsinki”, The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies blog 4.12.2017
“Maisema, materia ja muutos. Harakan saaren luontokulttuuria dokumentoimassa.” [Landscape, Matter and Change. Documenting the Natureculture of Harakka Island] In Mari Mäkiranta, Ulla Piela and Eija Timonen (eds.) Näkyväksi sepitetty maa. [The Land Narrated Visible] Kalevalaseuran vuosikirja 96. Helsinki: SKS 2017, 23-39.
“Four Workshops – Four Approaches to Performance Art” in Pilvi Porkola (ed.) Performance Artist’s Work Book. On teaching and learning performance art – essays and exercises. University of the Arts Helsinki, Theatre Academy and New Performance Turku 2017, 33-47. See here.
“Data, Material, Remains”. In Mirka Koro-Ljungberg, Teija Löytönen & Mark Tesar (eds.) Disrupting Data in Qualitative Inquiry. Entanglements with the Post-Critical and Post-Anthropocentric. Peter Lang Publishing 2017, 171-182.
Recent exhibitions, events and performances
“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.
Audiences Swinging Together, participatory performance at the seminar organised by Nordic Performance Art – Reaching a New Audience in Munkemose, Odense on Friday 1 September 2017.
Screening of Year of the Snake – Swinging (mini) as part of the video- and performance art festival MEETINGS organised by ET4U, Contemporary visual art projects – Mid & Western Jutland at Skaerum, Mölle on 1 September 2017.
Recent papers and presentations
Moderating the Norwegian Artisic Research Program Fellowship seminar #2 ”Unfold and articylate” 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.
Presentation at the post doc seminar of Tutke (Performing Arts Research Centre), University of the Arts Helsinki, Theatre Academy 26 October 2017.
Presentation at the launch of Performance Artist’s Workbook on 11 October at 6 pm at Muu Gallery Helsinki. See here
Presentation and workshop at Transversality in Performance, Doctoral Symposium at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts at University of Gothenburg 9 and 10 October 2017.
Presentation with “How to do things with performance?” research project at New Performance Turku Festival 7 October 2017.
“Audiences Swinging Together”, presentation at the seminar organised by Nordic Performance Art – Reaching a New Audience in Munkemose, Odense on Friday 1 September 2017.