Sounds From Finland,
Media Lab Helsinki Student Exhibition
May 1-6, 2014 at Spiral Building, Tokyo, Japan
Sounds From Finland,
Akseli Gallen-Kallela’s digital phonebook Haloo Akseli opened to the public in February. In Gallen-Kallela Museum’s & Medialab’s Theme Day Haloo Akseli – Tarvaspää Calling! on Sunday March 9th we continue to collect material for the archive with the help of digGLAM digitizing robot. At the same time we’ll discuss the ideas behind the project: in panel discussion Art, Archives & Commons we talk about digital archives and the objectives, aims and future of making archives open.
Our next year’s study guides are published!
On 10th February, Aalto Media Factory will host the Audiovisual Exchange seminar, on live visuals and audiovisual systems. Invited international guests are Sergi Jordà (Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica winner with Reactable; researcher at Music Technology Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and Mick Grierson (Senior Lecturer at Goldsmiths Digital Studios, Goldsmiths, University of London; Director of the Daphne Oram Collection). Nuno Correia and Jari Kleimola from Aalto University (respectively, ARTS – Media Lab, and SCI – Media Technology) will also present.
Akseli Gallen-Kallela’s Phone Book goes Online!
Ida Aalberg, Albert Edelfelt, Karl Fazer – Akseli Gallen-Kallela’s phone book from the 1920s is full of familiar names. See who’s in it, and join in the making of Gallen-Kallela’s Virtual Phone Book on the Theme Day February 9th at Gallen-Kallela Museum!
Helsingin Sanomat, the biggest newspaper in Finland, published today (29.1.2014) a whole spread story about our Games studies, in Finnish of course. The press visited our Demo Day last Christmas. We are very happy to see that the result – the article – is so versatile and truthful.
The Crucible Studio production Alan01 by the visiting artist (2009-12) Jaakko Pesonen et al. will be exhibited in the “Northern Line” exhibition of the Space Station Sixty-Five gallery, London,UK, 23 March – 11 May 2014.
There’s a nice little text about us in DOMUS Europe’s Top 100 Schools of Architecture and Design 2014: