Welcome to the second out of three online seminars during the "Exploration into Possible Futures 2020" project, focusing on ecology, future, agency, and local perspectives in the complex context of sustainability!

Online seminar: Age of Ecologies

The second open online seminar "Age of Ecologies" will examine how ecological, cultural and resilient change emerges in the circumpolar north. How sustainable development and resilience appear in artistic, scientific and social practices.

The first seminar, Age of Agency, reflected on ecological aspects of transient agency in the era of climate change. The closing seminar, "Age of Change - Possible Futures" will take place on 12 August and explore future in perspective of art, science and local knowledges.

All the seminars are free of charge, but registration is needed in order to get a link to the event platform Google Meets. You can join the event from your computer or phone. Video recording will be provided to all registered participants.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN UNTIL 16 JUNE, 13:00 EEST via email: katja.rakkolainen(a)gmail.com


Moderator: Antti Tenetz, Regional Artists, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
· Introduction to Exploration into Possible Futures, Antti Tenetz, regional artist
· AWARENESS Video work, Arttu Nieminen, visual artist
· Some thoughts on possible Arctic futures, Markku Heikkilä, head of science communications, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland
· Social-ecological resilience in a warming Arctic, Bruce Forbes, research professor
· Sound practices, Sergey Kostyrko, Artist and Ph.D/Solid Mechanics, associate professor at the Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Control Processes, Saint Petersburg State University
· Viiankiaapa - Northern resilience - Solving ecological problems through art and science, Riikka Karppinen, politician and environmental influencer
· Q&A

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