SITE, EVENT, ENCOUNTER

TALKS/PRESENTATIONS

Monumentomachia is a presentation of an ongoing curatorial research dossier comprising different critical responses towards existing or newly proposed monuments that have been contested by different communities.  The aim of the project is to discuss the reasons that led activists and artists to address events from the past or in the present in relationship to monument building.
Presented by: Suzana Milevska

Oslofjord Ecologies is an artistic research project on cultural and environmental sustainability in a site-specific context. Oslofjord Ecologies starts from a question: How can new concepts of knowledge, development of artistic methods and interdisciplinary engagement contribute to the formulation of sustainable relationships to the environment?
Presented by: Kristin Bergaust and Rasa Smite

Agent Provocateur is a research project where one of two filmmakers is part of the scene and appears side by side with the other protagonists in the video/work. Based on the development of the research, one current question is; how could the Agent Provocateur method open perspectives on documenting situations of conflict?
Presented by: Frank Westermeyer and Sylvie Boisseau

WORKSHOPS

Remember, We Love You: Building a Grassroots LGBTQ Portrait Gallery is a socially engaged artwork that combats the marginalization of sexual minorities through the processes and methods of participatory artistic research, by re-visioning LGBTQ history as a society and giving a face to the everyday LGBTQ people who are present in each of our lives. Through an international series of workshops and exhibitions, they are assembling a collection of portraits and narratives contributed by hundreds of participants of various ages, Identities, and backgrounds.
Presented by: AK/OK (M. Wright and Kate Jarboe)

Living Documents is a workshop that deals with the concept of passing on (Swedish tradera), the multi sensorial transfer of material from person to person. Inside folk tradition, repetition and re-interpretation stimulate oral and physical practices (dance, music and other) to live, rather than being an archival process. The workshop will be a place where artists, researchers and other creators are invited to conceptualize and explore how they can transform a small piece of their practice into a participatory encounter with a (living) documentary reception. 
Presented by: Anna Öberg and Charlotta Ruth

PERFORMANCE

How to do things with performance in alliance with things, concepts, bodies or plants? Is a research project that investigates what ways we understand 'performance' today, in the light of new materialist theories of agential realism or post-humanism. The performance includes four parts, and each presenter can intervene or participate with the other parts of this experimental session.
Presented by: Annette Arlander, Hanna Järvinen, Tero Nauha and Pilvi Porkola.


At the end of day one there will be two separate but simultaneous panels, one with the participants and presenters of the Site, Event, Encounter strand and the other of the Bodily and Vocal Practices strand. The panel will be an open conversation with those who participated in the days events.

Day One and Day Two: Individual Profile area panel discussions 
Day Three: Open Space Technology and final conference conversation.
Find out more: Final connections 

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