Newsletter from The Research School at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts.
The Research School consists of artistic research and research on education within the artistic field and is run by the three departments Academy of Music and Drama, HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts, and Valand Academy. Problem to view? See the Newsletter in the web reader.


Research School: Workshops and Symposia

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Monday 10th September 9:30-12:00

Workshop
Contents to be set, reserve the date!

Monday-Tuesday 15-16 October
Symposium
Contents to be set, reserve the dates!

Monday 10th December
Conference
on dissertation formats, reserve the date!


Public defence

Friday 15 September 13:00

Hanna Nordenhök, Literary Composition, Poetry and Prose, Valand Academy
Title: Det svarta blocket i världen. Läsningar, samtal, transkript
Opponents: Ulf Karl Olov Nilsson and Moa Matthis.
Venue: Glashuset, Valand Academy, entrance from Chalmersgatan 4


Doctoral Seminars


Normally the material is uploaded in the internal learning platform GUL: “Etappseminarier för doktorander”. If you don't have access to GUL contact Anna Frisk

Wednesday 16th May 13:00-16:00     
50%-seminar: Kerstin Hamilton, Artistic Practice, Valand Academy
Discussant: Kari Andén Papadopoulos
Venue: Doc studio 1 (located one stair up in the house that connects the Storgatan building and the Vasagatan building, entrance from the yard. How to get there: 1) enter the door behind Glashuset 2) walk one floor up the stone spiral staircase 3) walk left, through the door, 20 m down the corridor Doc studio 1 is located)

Wednesday 16th May 13:00-15:00    
80%-seminar: Uwe Steinmetz, Musical Performance and Interpretation, Academy of Music and Drama
Discussants: professor Clive Marsh, University of Leicester, UK, and Anders Jormin, professor in improvisation, Academy of Music and Drama
Venue: B301 (Ohlinsalen), Artisten, Fågelsången 1

Wednesday 30th May 13:00-16:00     
50%-seminar: Khashayar Nederehvandi, Artistic Practice, Valand Academy
Discussant: Cecilia Sjöholm
Venue: X-library, Valand Academy, Vasagatan 50

Monday 4th June  13:00-16:00
Final seminar before public defense: Marina CyrinoMusical Performance and Interpretation, Academy of Music and Drama
Discussants: Cecilia Roos, Stockholm University of the Arts; Kathleen Coessens, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels  
Venue: A307, Artisten, Fågelsången 1   

Wednesday 20th June 13:00-16:00
Presentation by Hanna Timonen on her doctoral project "Serial Photography, the Everyday, and Vernacular Attitude".
Hanna is guest doctoral student from Aalto University, Helsinki.
Venue: X-library, Valand Academy, Vasagatan 50

Wednesday 12th September  13:00-16:00      
50%-seminar: Eva la Cour, Artistic Practice, Valand Academy

Wednesday 17th October  13:00-16:00      
50%-seminar: André Alves, Artistic Practice, Valand Academy


ALL ACTIVITIES IN THE RESEARCH SCHOOL CAN BE FOUND IN THE CALENDAR 

More information on the Research School (doctoral students, supervisors etc) can be found on the web pages of the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts HERE


Metamorphoses: Flute-Body-Flutist (Dis-)Encounters

Tuesday 22nd May 18:00-19:00
Wednesday 23rd May 18:00-19:00

Doctoral student Marina Cyrino has staged installations throughout the Artisten building. At every performance, she conducts a walking concert using these installations as a point of departure. For tickets see HERE. Free tickets available for the Faculty's doctoral students and supervisors at booking by using a code which will be sent out via email from Anna Frisk.

Other Piano

Wednesday 23rd May, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Here's a chance to become familiar with new, innovative ways of using the piano in composing and presenting music. Doctoral student Magda Mayas has collaborated with Professor Ole Lützow-Holm and composition students on contemporary piano in composition and improvisation. For tickets see HERE. Free tickets available for the Faculty's doctoral students and supervisors at booking by using a code which will be sent out via email from Anna Frisk.
Venue: Artisten, Fågelsången 1, Lindgrensalen, A302


PARSE - READING GROUPS

Art and Work Reading Group - Artist as worker

Date: 5/15/2018
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Valand Academy, Vasagatan 50
X-library

Welcome to the third meeting with the Art and Work Reading Group. Read, view, discuss, and engage with artistic research, this time on the theme Artist as worker.

In spring 2018 the faculty´s joint venture PARSE host a reading group on Art and Work. We will meet on three occasions to engage with artistic research related to different aspects of work. At this third meeting, with the theme Artist as worker, we will devote ourselves to the following works:
Ian Burn on the artist and worker
Julia Bryan-Wilson
Precarious Workers Brigade

For access to the texts and more info, contact Dave Beech, PARSE Professor at the Valand Academy, who also leads the reading group. The Art and Work Reading Group is open to all at the Faculty of Fine, Applied, and Performing Arts, and also to to external participants. If intending to participate, it is preferred that you join all three meetings.

Intersectional Engagements Reading Group

Date: 5/24/2018
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Valand Academy, Vasagatan 50, X-library
Contact person: Kristina Hagström-Ståhl

Welcome to the Intersectional Engagements Reading Group. Read, view, discuss, and engage with scholarship, artistic research and creative work related to intersectional feminism, decoloniality, queer studies, and similar topics.

Throughout 2018, PARSE will host a monthly reading group that meets to engage with scholarship, artistic research and creative work related to intersectional feminism, decoloniality, queer studies, and similar topics.

This is the third meeting this spring and you are hereby cordially invited!

The Intersectional Engagements Reading Group is open to everyone at the Faculty of Fine, Applied, and Performing Arts, as well as to external participants.

Please let us know no later than May 22 if you plan to come.
Coffee and snacks will be served.
  

About PARSE
PARSE - Platform for Artistic Research Sweden, is an international art and research publishing and conferencing initiative based at the Faculty of Fine, Applied, and Performing arts, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. www.parsejournal.com

PARSE DIALOGUES

During 2018, PARSE is focusing on three separate arcs of research enquiry:

– Art and Work
– Intersectional Engagements
– Migration Re-Making the World

The Art and Work arc, led by Dave Beech, Professor at Valand Academy, explores the intersection of art and work; critical strategies contesting the social imaginary of work, the modernist vision of artistic labour and the artist as worker.

The Intersectional Engagements arc, led by Kristina Hagström-Ståhl, Professor at HSM Academy of Music and Drama, engages with scholarship, artistic research and creative work related to intersectional feminism, decoloniality and queer studies.

The Migration Re-Making the World arc, led by Erling Björgvinsson, Professor HDK Academy of Design and Crafts, explores how the different dimensions of border violence and securitization related to migration are experienced and mediated.

“WHAT DOES WORK LOOK LIKE?”
Time:
 May 17th, at 16.30-18.30
Place: Valand Academy, in the Glashuset, Chalmersgatan 4-6, Göteborg, Sweden

Welcome to this PARSE Dialogue on Art and work.

Art has been integral to recent debates and critical strategies contesting the social imaginary of work. The modernist vision of artistic labour as the paradigm of nonalienated labour has been replaced by the argument that artists are exemplars of the precarious 24/7 worker. The politics of labour has been replaced with the micropolitics of work and the project to transform work has been replaced with the campaign for the end of work. This Parse Dialogue will focus on difficulties of distinguishing between work and play and how work has been a model for rejuvenating art as a critical form of labour.

With:

,Tom Cubbin Design Historian, Senior Lecturer HDK

Josefine Wikström, Writer and Lecturer DOCH (Stockholm University of the Arts)

Dave Beech, PARSE Professor Valand Academy

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. All welcome!
This Dialogue is part of the Art and Work research arc within PARSE.

“THE POLITICS OF WORK IN ART”
Time:
 May 30th, at 16.30-18.30
Place: Marx Memorial Library & Workers’ School, 37A Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0DU, UK

Welcome to this PARSE dialogue, held in the Marx Memorial Library, London.

Art has been integral to recent debates and critical strategies contesting the social imaginary of work. The modernist vision of artistic labour as the paradigm of nonalienated labour has been replaced by the argument that artists are exemplars of the precarious 24/7 worker. The politics of labour has been replaced with the micropolitics of work and the project to transform work has been replaced with the campaign for the end of work. This event will assess these key contemporary issues of art and work and look at how a politics of work in art can be developed.

With:
Dave Beech, PARSE Professor Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg,
Marina Vishmidt, Editor, writer and lecturer Goldsmiths University of London,
Kirsteen Macdonald & Benjamin Fallon, Curators, Chapter Thirteen Glasgow.

This event is free and open to the public. All welcome!

This Dialogue is part of the Art and Work research arc within PARSE.

On the theme Migration Re-Making the World
January 24th 2019, Symposium – save the date.

Read more at
http://www.parsejournal.com/current-research-arcs/


Co-producing knowledge in transdisciplinary research – From practice to theory

Two PhD courses for 2018-19 at Urban Futures Open Research School, 2x7.5 ECTS. Organised by Mistra Urban Futures/ Chalmers

This course, divided into two parts (2 x 7,5 ECTS), is directed for you who are dealing with so called ‘wicked urban problems’ in your daily practice or who aim to address such current and future urban challenges in your PhD research, and who see the urgency for a transdisciplinary approach. This course gives insight into urban dilemmas from both practice and academic perspectives and provides tools, methods and theory for transdisciplinary research. read more and apply HERE


Lecture with Clare Twomey at HDK

Welcome to an open lecture and mingle with the British artist, researcher, and curator Clare Twomey, as part of the ongoing HDK Degree Show in Frihamnen. Clare Twomey is a leading figure in clay practice, her work engages with clay yet often at a critical distance. Her work negotiate the realms of performance, serial production, and transience, and often involves site-specific installations. She is especially concerned with the affective relations that bind people and things, and how objects can enable a dialogue with the viewer. Twomey is the Lead Artist for the Tate Modern project Tate Exchange 2018. The lecture will be in English.

Tuesday 22nd May, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Organizer: HDK - Högskolan för design och konsthantverk
Location: Frihamnen 11, Kajskjul 113
Last day of registration: 5/18/2018 at. 1:00 PM
Read more and sign in HERE


Tuija Lindström (1950-2017) played a pivotal role in Swedish photography during the 1990s - a time when new critical perspectives and practises were introduced. She was appointed professor at the Photography School in Gothenburg 1992 and became the first woman in that position. It was a field dominated by men, and where ideas and ideals about masculinity defined the identity of the photographer. Through her own artistic practice and her position as professor and teacher she contributed strongly to redefining and moving the photographic scene in a postmodern direction. This shift was to a large extent influenced by feminist theories and practices, and Tuija Lindström became an import role model and inspiration for coming generations of photographers. 

The symposium will highlight Tuija Lindström's work and the historical context of the 1990s. It also has a forward looking approach and the discussion will focus on what the important and critical questions are today, and how to act to make a difference. The keynote speakers are: photographer and artist Elina Brotherus (Finland/France), curator and activist Giulia Casalini (Italy/UK) and artist, model and photographer Arvida Byström (Sweden/USA). More info HERE


Forskningskonferens om estetiska ämnen i lärarutbildning

Konferensen Kropp, plats och rum arrangeras av Nätverket för estetiska ämnen i lärarutbildning (NEÄL) och äger rum 28–29 november 2018 i Göteborg.

2018 arrangeras konferensen av Högskolan för scen och musik och HDK - Högskolan för design och konsthantverk. Årets tema är Kropp, plats och rum och de forskningsbaserade sessionerna kommer att på olika sätt och från olika perspektiv behandla ämnen som knyter an till detta tema.

Call for papers är öppen t.o.m. 15 maj.

Mer om konferensen på hsm.gu.se


Drone Vision: Warfare, Surveillance, Protest

Vernissage / Opening 18th May kl 18–20 / 6–8 pm

Commissioned as part of a two-year research project, the artists Ignacio Acosta, Behjat Omer Abdulla and Mhairi Sutherland explore the effects of drones in the context of Sweden. For the exhibition launch we will be joined with the artists as well as artist and project participant Abdullah Qureshi. The exhibition at the Hasselblad Center is part of a triptych of exhibitions with NiMAC, Nicosia Municipal, Arts Centre and Zahoor Ul Akhlaq, National College of Arts, Lahore. The project is led by Sarah Tuck, postdoc researcher. The project a collaborative initiative of Valand Academy, Gothenburg University and the Hasselblad Foundation.
Curators: Sarah Tuck and Louise Wolthers.

Guided tour by the artists Sunday May 20 at 1 pm
Exhibition Period: 19 May–16 September 2018
Hasselblad Center, Götaplatsen, Göteborg
www.hasselbladfoundation.se


Working with the Vegetal

A one-day seminar on working with vegetation 23 May 2018 10 am at Stockholm University of the Arts Research Centre, Linnégatan 87.

 This informal, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary event is aimed at artists, researchers and scholars who are working with the vegetal in various ways. The purpose is to gather together people with an interest in plants and vegetation in order to exchange ideas and approaches. The seminar is organised by the project Performing with Plants funded by the Swedish Research Council.

You are cordially invited to come and share your experiences. Please send the title of your presentation, an abstract and a short bio no asap to Annette Arlander, annette.arlander@uniarts.se


ALLIANCES & COMMONALITIES -
Early Bird Open!

Conference in Stockholm October 25-27 2018

Early Bird open April 23-June 23!

The Stockholm University of the Arts invites you to Alliances and Commonalities, a conference focused on the shared methods, materials, values and questions currently at play in the field of Artistic Research. The conference will include workshops, presentations, performances, panel discussions and installations. Artistic Researchers across disciplines, aesthetics and practices are all invited to participate. We welcome you to join us for three days of investigating the shared and unique materials and practices that connect us as researchers in artistic alliances and creative commonalities.

Researcher's presenting their work include: 
Suzana Milevska, Klas Nevrin, Anna Lindal, Katt Hernandez, Ricard Österstam, Rasa Smite, Kristin Bergaust and Jyoti Mistri.

Read more and sign up for the conference: Alliances & Commonalities website


Nytt stöd för mer inkluderande forskningsfinansiering
Den 27 april lanserade forskningsfinansiärerna Formas, Forte, Vinnova och Energimyndigheten ett nytt, webbaserat processtöd för att nå ut bättre till sökande från en mångfald av discipliner och sektorer och även för att stärka samverkan mellan forskning och det omgivande samhället.

http://www.humsamverkan.se/


Open Call - VIS Nordic Journal for Artistic Research, Issue 1

Call for submissions and peer-reviewers for VIS Issue 1 (November 2018) - deadline is extended to 1 June. Issue 1 will be devoted to the idea of 'risk' in artistic research. Read more HERE


MAI: FEMINISM & VISUAL CULTURE - ISSUE ONE

Welcome to MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture Issue One. We are an open access academic and creative forum showcasing the work of contemporary feminist scholars and artists. maifeminism.com


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