Keynotes, Speeches, Panels, Jurys

(no congress papers or teaching here – and only invited talks included). For visiting lectures on courses, go for Teaching

2017

March 21, “Hegel’s Pipe: Magritte, memes and weak thinking” in Dank Contemporarinites (on post internet art). Org. Dept of Art at Aalto University / Juuso Tervo. Talk and 2 panel discussions. Video here.

2016

Sept 29, “Rock me Amadeus. On the highbrow appropriation of lowbrow culture,” (Keynote) in Fin-de-siecle Popular Culture in the Baltics, Sept 29 – Oct 1, org. by the Institute of Folklore of the University of Latvia (site: National Library of Latvia, Riga)

Feb 2016. In the Jury for the dance film competition 60secondsdance (Helsinki).

2015

May 27-29. In the Jury for the Köler Prize of contemporary art at EKKM, Tallinn Estonia

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May 11-12. 2 talks at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Warsaw: “Margins of Modern Aesthetics” and “New Laokoon”

2014

May 13, “Philosophical Notes on the Role of Dramaturgy Today.” New Dramaturgy, New Dramaturg, Nova Drama Festival, Theatre Institute BratislavaSlovakia

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May 10, “Throwing the Body into Fight. Reflection on the Body as Instrument in Arts”, New Baltic Dance Festival / Ne[w]kritikaVilniusLithuania

October 30, “Elävä/kuollut: Venetsian zombie-estetiikkaa” (Living/Dead: The Zombie Aesthetics of Venice), Lahti / International Institute of Applied Aesthetics

2012

March 19-21. “The Producers” (On advising MA and PhD theses in art schools.) Keynote.
Art * Eros * Education at Aalto University, School of Art, Design, and Architecture. Helsinki, Finland.

2011

November 29, “Art Museums as Mass Culture.” Academy of Fine Arts and Design Bratislava (Slovakia).

November 17-18 ‘House commentator’ & final roundup at Touring in Scandinavia and the Baltics – Bridging regional and international perspectives. Coordinators/moderators: Johanna Hammarberg & Martina Marti. Org.: Baltic Circle Theatre Festival, Helsinki, Finland.

October 12-13 “Institutional Stress. Art in the age of education, networking, communication and administration – and a roadmap for emancipation.”
Panel with Paco Barragán (Artpulse), Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger (Finnish Museum of Photography), GILFER, etc. New Rules of Art Policy and Other Fantasies. FRAME fund, Helsinki, Finland.

October 11. Tanssiteatteri ERI: ERI-klubi. Teema: Punakone. Luento: (Jääkiekon) yhteispelin kauneus.

2010

October 22-23 “No wipeouts, no real reward? Against (mainstream) camp. Or camp against the professional.” Keynote. 2 panels including Ondrej Herec, Ewa Golebiowska, Marek Brieska, Veronika Burian, Petr Skala, and Johanna Bilak. KUPÉ 6. Qualitative criteria of design in the centre and on the periphery. Stanica, Zilina, Slovakia.

April 28-29. ”Art vs. mass culture. The lost case of the yellow press.”
Panel with Åsa Nacking (Kunsthalle Lund), Joan Müller (Kunstverein Düsseldorf) & Marianne Heier. Mod. Jonas Ekeberg.
Siting the Position of the KunsthalleKunstnernes husOslo, Norway.

2009

April 5. “Contemporary networking, contemporary self-management – or contemporary art?” IHME 2009Helsinki, Session “What is good art? What is expertise?”
Panel with Bartomeu Marí (MACBA Barcelona), Olle Granath (Royal Swedish Academy of Arts), Maija Tanninen-Mattila (Ateneum) and Otso Kantokorpi.

2008

March 11. ”Estetiska debatter i ishockeyvärlden” (Aesthetic debates in the world of ice hockey.) University of UppsalaDepartment of Philosophy / Aesthetics, Research Seminar

March 7. “Pinkkiä posliinia. Huonon maun historiaa ja nykypäivää”
Studia Generalia, Kuka mistäkin tykkää, University of Joensuu & Joensuu Open University.

March 5 “Taideteos kuratoinnin ja verkostoitumisen aikakaudella”
Überkuraattori, seremoniamestari, makutuomari. Kuratoinnin ammatin monet kasvot. Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki, SKY (Suomen Kuraattorien Yhdistys).

2007 November 19 & 24. 2 Panels at Baltic Circle Theatre Festival with Malla Silde, Outi Lahtinen and Pilvi Porkola. Translitterated and Published in Dramagora (“Loose Your Control and Take a Trip”, “Trends, Fads, and Camp”): http://www.q-teatteri.fi/baltic_circle/dramagora/

November 23. ”Terrorismin estetiikkaa” (Aesthetics of terrorism.) Tampere Main Library, Philosophy Evening

October 8 “Jääkiekon estetiikkaa.” Jääkiekkoa uusin silmin -seminaari. Tampereen avoin yliopisto.

2006

May 24. ”Kitsch ja camp -näkökulma ARS:iin.” (A kitsch and camp gaze on ARS.)
ARS 2006Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki.

2005

April 20. ”Koons, readymade ja kitsch.” (Koons, readymade, and kitsch.)
Helsinki City Art MuseumJeff Koons Retrospective.

May. Panel with Johanna Hammarberg & Malla Silde. Baltic Circle Theatre FestivalHelsinki. http://www.q-teatteri.fi/baltic_circle/dramagora/BALTICCIRCLE/alternative.php

2002

May. ”Kansanhuvista taiteeksi – eli miten leikkisistä teoksista tulee vakavaa huvia.”
Pori Art MuseumPlay and Control exhibition.

November. ”Aesthetics of Terrorism”. Charlottenburg Art MuseumCopenhagen.  Art and Terrorism colloqium. Org. Charlottenburg & NIFCA, coordinator Khaled Ramadan. Panel with Khaled Ramadan, Sarat Maharaj & Anders Michelsen.

2000

”Korkea ja matala”, Lahden muotoiluinstituuttiKatukuva – seminaari sarjakuvan estetiikasta ja kaupunkikulttuurista.

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