Art & Computation

Tiistai, kesäkuu 12, 2018 - 09:30 - 19:00
Exhibition Laboratory

Digital images are more than their appearance might reveal. The underlying code is crucial for understanding the structure and the logic on images today. Behind the visual surfaces ideas are translated into code and further into images. In this intersection art meets mathematics and opens untraveled paths to be explored.

One day symposium will bring together artist and mathematicians to demonstrate processes and exchange thoughts about the multidisciplinary research between art and computation. The program of the day is divided into two parts. In the morning session there will be short presentations by guest speakers and in the afternoon workshops and performances. 

The symposium will take place in Exhibition Laboratory, where the audience will also have an unique chance to experience one-day exhibition that translates the symposium topics to digital art works, installations and live performances. Participating artist are students and staff of Academy of Fine Arts.

The symposium is organized by art and technology studies (Academy of Fine Arts) in collaboration with Department of Mathematics and Statistics (University of Helsinki).


Kirsi Peltonen (Aalto University)
Hannes Vartiainen, Pekka Veikkolainen and Janne Pulkkinen (Pohjankonna production company)
Markus Juvonen (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki)
Markus Rissanen (Visual artist)
(Other speakers to be announced.)


Samuli Siltanen (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki)
Tuomo Rainio & Roberto Pugliese (Academy of Fine Arts)

Artists in exhibition:

Matti Hyvönen
Maria Hekkala
Tero Niskanen
Aleksi Salminen
Saija Kivikangas
Verneri Salonen
(Other participants to be announced.)


9:30 Coffee
10-12 Symposium
12-13 Lunch and Coffee
13-16 Workshops
17-19 Exhibition and performance