Another Academy: Before and After the Educational Turn

Event on Kuninkaansaari island.

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Many radical initiatives have addressed the twin subjects of art and education in recent decades, often posed as alternative modes of learning to those present within the neoliberal academy. The Another Academy seeks to bring together international artists, art teachers, professors and students to share local experiences and strategies to assess possible forms of resistance to commodified forms of contemporary education. The Another Academy takes place in translocal contexts, both to remember and reimagine the groves of academe as a space of exchange.

A collaboration between LAPS, Uniarts Helsinki; Northumbria University, Newcastle; The Szczecin Art Academy; TRAFO, Szczecin and Publics, Helsinki.

The full programme with all participants, dates and hours will be announced in August.

The event is part of Uniarts Helsinki’s Saari 2020 (Island 2020) programme on Kuninkaansaari island.

Changes may apply.


Tue 15.9.2020 at 0:00 – Sat 19.9.2020 at 0:00


Kuninkaansaari island & Publics Helsinki: Sturenkatu 37-41, Helsinki

Further information

Kuninkaansaari is accessed via Vallisaari by a ferry from Helsinki’s Market Square. The route is operated by JT Lines. See timetables from JT-Lines’ website.

Please note that Kuninkaansaari island’s terrain is not entirely free of obstruction. Read more about Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari’s accessibility from the islands’ own info page.