Public Event + Roundtable
Saturday 3-18 December 2022
Arts Campus, Umeå, Sweden
UmArts is leading research in Art, Architecture, Design and Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Umeå University in partnership with the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program – Humanities and Society (WASP-HS) and Umeå University’s Centre for Transdisciplinary AI (TAIGA).
UmArts is delighted to welcome Luis Berríos-Negrón as the first UmArts Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Architecture and Art, in partnership with Bildmuseet and Umeå School of Architecture (UMA).
VR Conference, Luleå, Sweden
17 November 2022, 15.00-16.30
UmArts is hosting the Planetary Entanglements panel discussion at the Vetenskapsrådet conference Transformations ‘22: artistic research in times of change with Toms Kokins and the Moving North research group.
TAIGA Conference 2022
27 October 10.30-12.00
Panel: Sarah Cook, Marion Carré, Mushon Zer-Aviv. Moderated by Ele Carpenter
The UmArts Displacement working group meets regularly to bring together researchers from different disciplines exploring the relationships between host and guest in relation to migration and displacement in the north of Sweden.
The Forest working group meets regularly to share their research on the geopolitics of the forest across art, architecture, political science and landscape ecology. The group are exploring how to develop holistic and interdisciplinary understandings of the human / forest relationship that can represent multiple, overlapping and conflicting interests.
UmArts Centring Arts Research Symposium
10 November 2021
Umeå School of Architecture
See below for recordings of all the presentations, and a pdf of the programme.
The Matsutake Reading Group took place during 2021 inspired by Anna L. Tsing’s multispecies feminist perspective, reading the world through the matsutake mushroom (Tsing, 2015).
Anders Lind’s Home Participatory Orchestra, 2021, ran experimental kitchen jam sessions online with new visual musical scores as part of his UmArts Small Visionary Project during the Covid-19 Pandemic.