Researchers’ Night is Europe’s largest science festival for curious people of all ages. This year UmArts is taking part in the Umeå experience “ForskarFredagsmys” on the Arts Campus, along with the Curiosum Science Education Centre, Umeå Institute of Design and Umeå School of Architecture.
Repairing, Mitigating, Remediating: a transhemispheric colloquium on forests and riparian zones in the context of decolonial action, geoengineering, and global warming. Moderated by Luis Berríos Negrón.
Come and celebrate the opening of our new Research Studio on the Arts Campus. New works, events and performances by UmArts researchers.
Utan til’ / By Heart – calling hibernating origin stories into emergence. A vertical exploration through body-land-Earth with artist and postdoc Lisa Nyberg.
Currently, geoengineering is limited to scaleless, hemispheric, technological mitigation. During his postdoc, Luis Berríos-Negrón will explore performative, sculptural, and spatial forms that critically challenge and shape other possible definitions of this controversial practice.
The film documents the Moving North group process of researching social integration in the city of Skellefteå in Northern Sweden.
Drawing from her recent essay collection Death by Landscape, Elvia Wilk joins artist Annika Eriksson and curator Fatima Hellberg in a conversation about shared interests and themes relating to their exhibition In the Shadows of Tall Necessities, currently showing at Bonner Kunstverein. They will discuss the politics of care and cohabitation, consider the way we might […]
Dr Tonia Carless will host the ‘Wide Load’ panel discussion at the Relate North 10 Symposium, Yukon School of Visual Arts, Canada, 27-28 January 2023. The panel expands on Tonia Carless’s Small Visionary Project ‘To the North’, investigating the social politics of house moving in northern Sweden.
Luis Berríos-Negrón is the UmArts Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Architecture and Art, in partnership with Bildmuseet and Umeå School of Architecture (UMA), 2023-2024.