News and Current Projects


At present
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:
State Prize for multidisciplinary art 2018 info in Finnish and in Swedish, with photo, here
“Resting with Pines in Nida – attempts at performing with plants”, Performance Philosophy vol 4 (2) 2019, 452-475, see here
 
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 Committee for Artistic Research at the Swedish Research Council. See here
Other projects:
Animal Years; Animal Days and Nights; Talking Trees;The Tree Calendar
 
Upcoming events
“Long table on productive gaps – How to do things with performance?” with HTDTWP at 10th SAR International Conference on Artistic Research, Zurich University of the Arts, March 21-23, 2019
Working with the Vegetal III at Stockholm University of the Arts 4 April 2019.
Screening at Evolving the Forest conference, Dartington Hall, Devon 19-21 June 2019.
 
Upcoming talks and presentations
“The Rusty Ring Revisited – ecofeminism today?”, presentation at Research Day IV Performance and Feminism, organized by How to Do Things with Performance – project in Helsinki 20 March 2019
“What do we mean by artistic research – some Nordic perspectives on artistic doctorates”, at Per/Forming Futures. Investigating Artistic Doctorates in Dance and Performance Middlesex University, London, April 11th-13th 2019. see here
Lecture at Musikhögskolan in Stockholm 16 April 2019.
Talk at symposium Harakka Island and the Sea 26-27 April 2019.
Seminarium with Doctoral candidates in Stockholm 7 May 2019
“Performing with plants – for a planthroposcene”, presentation at Art in the Anthropocene Conference in the Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, 7 to 9 June 2019
 
Forthcoming publications
“Return to the Site of the Year of the Rooster” in Annette Arlander, Hanna Järvinen, Tero Nauha and Pilvi Porkola (eds.) How to do things with performance, Ruukku – studies in artistic research 11 (2019)
 
Recent publications
“Breathing and Growth – performing with plants”, Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices Volume 10. Number 2.2018, pp 175-187.
“Performing with Plants – Appearing with Elms and Alder”, in Mika Elo, Lea Kantonen and Petri Kaverma (eds.)Etappeja – Kuvataideakatemian tohtoriohjelma 20 vuotta / Waypoints – The Doctoral Programme at Academy of Fine Arts 20 Years 2019, pp 33-56.
See publications
 
Recent exhibitions, events and performances
“Hanging in a Pine tree or appearing with plants” performance lecture / video essay at Performance Philosophy Research Festival and Conference, Intervention! Intoxication?, Amsterdam 14-17 March 2019.
video “At Dusk” in “This was the silence I wanted to break in You”, an event organized by students at Stockholm University
 
Recent papers and presentations
Skype lecture with BA-students at Lasalle University, Singapore 12 March 2019.
“The Stockholm Tree Calendar”, presentation at Sensing the City – Salon at Coventry University 4 March 2019.
“The Diversity of Artistic Research”, presentation at Aalto University Department of Media New Media Doctoral seminar with Heidi Tikka 28.2.2019 see here.
“Visiting a Tree”, presentation and installation at Floating Peripheries conference, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi 14-16 January 2019.
“Performing with a Pine tree”, participatory presentation in two parts, Stockholm University of the Arts Research Week 22-25 January 2019.
 
Recent engagements
Member of the board of the Norwegian Artistic Research Program (2015-2018)