Outré – Encounters with Non/Living Things

The exhibition Outré (19.11.–7.12.2020) at Aalto University, in Finland is featuring a selection of projects that were developed at Biofilia Laboratory for Art and Science. Hasdemir Bilge curated the show in the Väre building. A selection of pieces from the project Ceramic Scar Tissue that I worked on at Biofilia for several months is shown at the exhibit. For more information please visit the official … Continue reading Outré – Encounters with Non/Living Things

Apass end presentation

On the 13th and 14th of November 2019, the postgraduate master program at aPass ended for a group of 5 fellows. We had our performative end presentations, online, and celebrated with a glass of wine remotely. My contribution is a series of podcasts that can be found here. They are conversations with artists, museum directors, anthropologists, and revolve around the theme of museums and their … Continue reading Apass end presentation

Exhibition – Reset: Mar Menor

After two years of research, experimentation and production, the results of the project Reset: Mar Menor are being published. The exhibition Reset Mar Menor opens on 25th of October 2020 at Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània Museu, in València, Spain. The Institute for Relocation of Biodiversity is presenting the long term research on the mollusk Pinna nobilis, the great pen shell. The video tutorial “Relocation … Continue reading Exhibition – Reset: Mar Menor

Podcast on Ferment Radio

An episode on the bubbly ferment radio by Aga Pokrywka was dedicated to: “Healing the inanimate with bacteria”. The talk took us from Finland to Japan and from fermentation workshops to the microbiology lab. Thank you Agnieszka for inviting me to this beautiful conversation! Please find the talk from end of July 2020 here. Continue reading Podcast on Ferment Radio

Vitrine Screening

dinA vitrine invites Christina Stadlbauer: a video screening behind the window. Can be viewed from the sidewalk @ nadine – Brussels, Nieuwbrug 3 Pont Neuf, during times of lockdown. More information here. A series of reflections on the period of pandemic in four videos: ’S/Corona, Reflections in pandemic times’ (until 15 June 2020). Photos by An Goovaerts and Christina Stadlbauer Continue reading Vitrine Screening

Course on Beekeeping and Insect Ecology

Like every year, I will teach a course at ARBIS – the Swedish Speaking Adult Education Centre – on bees, bugs and other insects and their ecologies. It starts beginning of March 2020. Please find all the information for the course here https://ilmonet.fi/course/A200090.  We will dive together into the world of these alien, mysterious animals. The course introduces the theory of modern beekeeping and explores … Continue reading Course on Beekeeping and Insect Ecology

Urushi

During my explorations in Japan in 2019, many Urushi related findings came my way. This material is harvested from the lacquer tree and refined into various Urushi lacquers that are used in different ways. The most classic, known technique are lacquered bowls and trays, where Urushi is applied to wooden surfaces in many layers, and polished to shiny, smooth surfaces. The finished product is durable … Continue reading Urushi