Network for Artistic Research (CfAR)

Centre for Artistic Research (CfAR) is Uniarts Helsinki’s artist-researcher network, aimed at developing and supporting artistic research. 

A person among art works is watching a screen in Research Pavilion exhibition.
Photo: Petri Summanen


The Centre for Artistic Research (CfAR) is a network that develops and supports activities in artistic research at Uniarts Helsinki, fostering fruitful interaction between artist-researchers. The network brings together postdoctoral and senior artist-researchers from the Uniarts Helsinki research community as well as beyond it. 

CfAR is open to researchers interested in the study of artistic practices and processes who may benefit from artistic interaction and collaboration with artists and artist-researchers. 



Contact information

  • Otso Aavanranta

    Professor, Tutkimusinstituutti, Research Institute


Our community and activities

About our research

Here you’ll find some examples of our research projects.

  • SAAR – Summer Academy for Artistic research

    The Nordic network is coordinated by the University of the Arts Helsinki.