Art and additional programme

MONDAY 6 AUGUST

12:30-18:00
The European Confederation for Human Animal Studies (ECHAS) meeting

University of Turku, Historicum building, 2nd floor Aikala room. For more information about the event, please contact pirjo.apell@helsinki.fi
Address: Kaivokatu 12

16:30-17:30
Public lecture (in Finnish) at Turku main library Studio

Helena Telkänranta: Mitä tiede nykyään tietää eläinten älykkyydestä ja tunteista?
Address: Linnankatu 2

19-21:30
Get together event at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museums

Drinks, snacks, introduction and a visit to the museum
Address: Itäinen Rantakatu 4–6

TUESDAY 7 AUGUST

15:30–16:00
Video art piece by Riina Hannula (University of Turku, Turku Arts Academy)

Waggle Dance – Music video as a concept to experiment becoming-honeybee; embodying non-human intensities and building unthinkable bonding.
PUB3 / Publicum

18:30–
The City of Turku Reception at the Town Hall

Drinks and snacks.
Address: Aurakatu 2


WEDNESDAY 8 AUGUST

8:00-9:00
Academic walk

A unique opportunity to experience the wide spectrum of Turku’s academic history. The tour starts from Turku Cathedral and leads to university hill.
Duration: 45 minutes
Address: Tuomiokirkonkatu 1

9:00-10:30
INPUT-WORKSHOP ON ANIMAL BIOGRAPHICS
Chair: Anne Hölck
How do animals participate in and contribute to historical, social and cultural processes and how can their individual experiences be imagined, pictured, recorded? The workshop introduces artistic researches on animal biographies and their (co-)authorship in it, that will be commented on by artist’s statements. Inspired from her background as a theatremaker and her conviction of the agency of animals in cultural processes Anne Hölck invites the participants to try-outs of the creative techniques mapping, reenactment and storytelling as approach to animal perspectives.
Artist’s statements by:
Ute Hörner
Mathias Antlfinger
Yvette Watt

Seminar room: Pub150 / Publicum

10:30-11:00
Information on the Kone Foundation funding call Our Vital Neighbours
PUB3/Publicum

18:00-23:00
The Conference Dinner at Panimoravintola Koulu
A vegan buffet in a local brewery restaurant.
Address: Eerikinkatu 18

THURSDAY 9 AUGUST

10:30-11:00
Who is pollinating? The party is over -performance
Ulla Taipale and Christina Stadlbauer disclose some mysteries about insects and plants, their connections to our food and the roles of genders in pollination.
PUB3, Publicum

15:30-16:00
Hoerner/Antlfinger, Unknown Parrot with Princess (2017), double projection
Lecture Hall EDU1, Educarium

Please note that Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova event, The City of Turku reception and the conference dinner require registration in advance.

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