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Arki work around and about next weeks.

Yes there is some movement in the front! Arki tonttu is sending people around to share some of our work out there. Follow what we have to say in the following venues (in no particular order): 1) Andrea, Sanna and Joanna are arranging with other cleaver people a workshop on “Co-designing and Commoning” for NORDES […]

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UPSS! Ranciere, Luhman, Mouffle .. and some Japanese visitors

During our last arki meetings Miia has been trying to get us all acquainted with the ideas of agonism (Mouffle), the distribution of the sensible (Ranciere) and social systems (Luhman). Arki tonttu still has her head spinning around with so many thoughts and discussions around those issues. Thank god Miia is a cleaver and passionate […]

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Searching visually our cultural heritage with Culture Cam

After some months of work arki tonntu is proud to announce that a working demo of Culture Cam application is finally online, and is looking good! So what is Culture Cam for? In a nutshell Culture Cam is an online tool to search and explore free/open content from Europeana through colours, patterns and forms. Searching […]

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Women tell stories using open audiovisual archives

As part of Mariana’s research on intercultural matters, digital tools and the re use of AV archive materials, she has been running a Video workshop in Monika Naiset Liito, a multicultural women’s association here in Finland. Participants were coming from Egypt, China and Nigeria and other countries. The workshop facilitate immigrant women to create their […]

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Re-designing our audio-visual cultural heritage

Couple of things we have contributed towards the goal of re-configuring our relationship with audio-visual cultural heritage 1) Mariana hosted a workshop on “How can AV contextualization practices benefit best from the affordances of online publication? ” in the context of the EUscreenXL project annual conference in Rome “From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual […]

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Urban information Toolkit

Neea, Joanna and Andrea just released The urban information toolkit a publication that provides a set of tools to inspire and facilitate collaboration inside heterogeneous groups of people that are interested in designing services and new media solutions around urban data and information. Grab a free PDFcopy from ARTS bookshop or from Aalto DOcs platform […]

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Post-summer harvest time: design commons, urban planning, media design

A short overview of recent publications: 1) Last May, Sanna attended the Cumulus conference in Aveiro Portugal to present a paper on “Practices and challenges in creative re-use of audio-visual media” written together with Kati (We miss you!). Work is based on the Licence to Remix workshop we did some years ago.  Alastair Fuad form […]

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Urban environments, museums and crime reporting

Arki tonttu is again extremely proud to share some of the fruits of arki people work here. 1) Joanna has received yesterday the printed books of her dissertation “Combining Participations. Expanding the locus of Participatory E-planning by combining participatory approaches in the design of digital technology and urban planning“. It looks GORGEOUS! It is also […]

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We have moved! New address in Otaniemi (Espoo)

Since January 2014 our Department has moved to the Aalto University campus in Otaniemi (Espoo). After much debates and planning our whole community (including Media Lab and parts of the Graphic Design MA program) shares now the same premises with the Architecture Department in Miestentie. For arki tonttu the commuting is now some 30 min […]

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Some new books!

Arki tonttu is proud to present fresh from the oven and ready to fill this otherwise silent blog: Four (4) new publications in which arki people have been involved: 1) Eläköön arkistosi! A publication (in Finnish) dealing with the state of the art and future sustainable practices of audiovisual archives in Finland. Sanna contributed a […]

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