News and Current Projects


At present
In quarantine in Helsinki
Out right now:
“The City Skyline Revisited – From networks to trans-corporeality” in Research in Art Education 1/2020, pp 37-55 here
ARA-podcast “Performance and research: a discussion with Annette Arlander”, here.
 
Research and other projects in progress
ARA (Arts Research Africa) residency in Johannesburg 10.2.- 23.3.(orig. 10.4.) 2020
New project: Meetings with Remarkable and Unremarkable Trees.
See blog https://meetingswithtrees.com/
Finalising project: Performing with Plants – Att uppträda/samarbeta med växter. More here and the living archive here
Blog about activities in Stockholm, artisticresearchinstockholm
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
 
Upcoming events
ARA-seminar (online) 9 April 2 pm
 
Upcoming talks and presentations
Workshop with HTDTWP for doctoral candidates at University of the Arts Helsinki (online) 14-15 April
Presentation with HTDTWP at Tutke Spring Days 28-29 April
 
Forthcoming publications
“Revisiting the Rusty Ring – Ecofeminism Today?” PARtake Journal
“Performing with Plants in the Ob-scene Anthropocene” in Nordic Theatre Studies vol 32
“Behind the Back of Linnaeus – Bakom ryggen på Linné. Ruukku – Studies in Artistic Research, Issue #14 Ecologies of practice.
“The Shadow of a Pine Tree. Authorship, Agency and Performing beyond the Human” in Ewa Bal & Mateusz Chaberski (eds.) Situated Knowing. Epistemic Perspectives on Performance.
 
Recent publications
Viisi vuodenaikaa – Harakan taiteilijayhteisön 30-vuotisjuhlajulkaisu (Harakka artist community 30 year celebration publication) small pdf:19 Harakan_julkaisupienversio
Performanssifilosofiaa – esitysten, esiintymisten ja performanssien filosofiasta performanssiajatteluun (eds.) Tero Nauha, Annette Arlander, Hanna Järvinen and Pilvi Porkola. Nivel 12. Teatterikorkeakoulu 2019.
free online version https://nivel.teak.fi/performanssifilosofiaa/
free downloadable pdf version https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/311478
“Baradin performatiivisuus”. In Tero Nauha, Annette Arlander, Hanna Järvinen and Pilvi Porkola (eds.)Performanssifilosofiaa – esitysten, esiintymisten ja performanssien filosofiasta performanssiajatteluun Nivel 12. Teatterikorkeakoulu 2019, 97-98.
“Posthumanistinen performatiivisuus. Kohti ymmärrystä siitä, miten materia merkityksellistyy” (translation into Finnish of “Posthumanist Performativity. Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes to Matter” by Karen Barad (Signs vol 28, 2003). In Tero Nauha, Annette Arlander, Hanna Järvinen and Pilvi Porkola (eds.) Performanssifilosofiaa – esitysten, esiintymisten ja performanssien filosofiasta performanssiajatteluun Nivel 12. Teatterikorkeakoulu 2019, 99-131.
Att Uppträda med Träd – Performing with Trees. X-position n 6. Stockholms Konstnärliga Högskola 2019.
 
Recent exhibitions, events and performances
Visiting Nirox Arts 16-20 March https://www.niroxarts.com/
Day with a Juniper as part of the Video Weeks in gallery Sinne 21-26.2020. See here
Swinging – With a Pine – Hanging as an installation at the exhibition I Experience as I Experiment – I Experiment as I Experience, in Exhibition laboratory, Helsinki 27.11.-11.12.2019. See Invitation info exhibition
 
Recent papers and presentations
ARA (Arts Research Africa) seminar 12 March 2020 1 pm to 4 pm Wits Theatre, Johannesburg.
presentation via Skype at “Asking for Advice: Artistic Research in YouTube, Home videos and Conversation” 27.2. at Centre for Artistic Research, University of the Arts Helsinki, see here.
Seminar with artistic doctoral candidates in Oslo 5-7.2.2020.
”Year of the Pig with a Tatarian Maple” presentation at the Research Week of Stockholm University of the Arts 24.1.2020. See programme here
Performing with a pine tree, presentation at Kuva Research Days 10.12.2019 at Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki.
Performing with plants, project presentation at the research seminar of Stockholm University of the Arts 11.12.2019 at Linnégatan 87, Stockholm.
“The Human in Performance?” Panel presented by How to do things with performance -project at PARSE conference 2019 Human in Gothenburg 13-15 November 2019, see here.
 
Recent engagements
Professor of performance, art and theory at Stockholm University of the Arts Research Centre (2018-2019), here
Member of the board of the Norwegian Artistic Research Program (2015-2018)
State Prize for multidisciplinary art 2018 info in Finnish and in Swedish, with photo, here