The topics of the seminar are the northern spirit, vulnerability of the arctic as well as the anthropological perspective on the art of northerners.
SEMINAR FRI 20.9. 13-17
Spirit of "North"
Curators of the exhibition, visual artists
Maruyama Yoshiko & Helena Junttila
Rethinking "North" from the Tohoku region of Japan
Culture anthropologist, associate professor at Akita University of Art
Coffee break (at own cost)
Negotiating Risk and Responsibility:
Political Economy of Flood Protection in Northern Finland
Research professor Monica Tennberg
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland
Risks and Benefits of Oil Production in the Arctic
Professor Soili Nystén-Haarala
Faculty of Law, University of Lapland
**The seminar is in English. Free entrance!**
EXHIBITION OPENING FRI 20.9. 18-20
Performances and music
MARUYAMA Tokio (JPN)
Titta Court & Auri Ahola (FIN)
Amanda Billberg (SWE)
Outa Paju (FIN)
Museum and Cultural Director, Municipality of Tuusula
2011–2016 Head of Culture, Finnish Institute in Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Exhibition has been supported by Finnish Cultural Foundation's Lapland Regional Fund, Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Japan Foundation, Pola Art Foundation and The Asahi Shimbun Foundation. We also thank the University of Lapland and Fukushima Museum.
Picture: Yoshiko Maruyama: You - The Whole Creation, 2017.