Another example of "Art and Science at environmental and ecological field
stations and marine labs", also from Finland.
Climate Whirl artist-in-residency at Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station, of University of Helsinki
started as a pilot project in 2012. The location of the research station is naturally, in the middle of a boreal forest!
Climate Whirl is a dialogue between science, art and education. It aims at introducing a holistic view on climate and ecosystem research and to increase public awareness on the interactions between climate and forests, as well as on the role of boreal forests in climate change. The scientific core or the project is based on the studies of ecosystem-climate interactions carried out at the SMEAR (Station for Measuring Environmental Atmosphere Relations). The project combines scientific and artistic research and introduces the results of this trans-disciplinary approach by organizing workshops, seminars and exhibitions.
The artist-in-resident counts with the help of a nominated scientific mentor, who is familiar with the research at the station.
The first artist-in-residence was organized in 2013-14, after a call for shortlisted artists. German artist Agnes Meyer-Brandis was invited to work at the station.
The artwork Teacup Tool, resulting of the Agnes residency, was awarded in 2015 Ars Electronica Prixars competition, in the category of Hybrid Art, and exhibited in ARS Linz exhibition couple this September.
You can find the work here: http://www.ffur.de/tea
As a part of the residency a 3-day Tealemetree Workshop, led by Agnes was celebrated with international group of participants from arts and sciences.
Last April the second workshop "The Art of Measuring the Woods" at Hyytiälä took place, led by forest scientists and Finnish artist Mari Mäki-Korsu.
Other artists who were inspired by the research on Hyytiälä Forestry Station are Terike Haapoja(FI) and Mari Mäki-Korsu(FI).
Climate Whirl is a collaborative project by Department of Forest Sciences and Department of Physics (University of Helsinki), and Capsula and led by Eija Juurola, Research Coordinator at Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Physics, University of Helsinki. It is supported by Kone Foundation.
Links for Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station and SMEAR II station
And, we wish to continue the residencies and other activities in the future, the next Call will be posted for the Yasminers hopefully soon!
Capsula -art, science, nature
+358 40 5110 214 (finland)
roger malina <email@example.com> kirjoitti 17.9.2015 kello 15.29:
> erich et yasminers
> thanks for presenting to us the work at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of
> the Helsinki University in Lapland/Finland as part of our discussion on
> the recent emergence of art science projects in field stations and marine labs
> another prominent example is the work of the Harrisons who have a '50
> year' project under
> way at the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAGEHEN CREEK RESEARCH STATION
> (details below)
> i jokingly refer to this as their plan migration project -since it
> involves replaning
> plants that are not surviving to higher altitudes
> Each fenced area will have a mounted camera, 15 cameras in total, that
> will take pictures on a daily basis and systematically archived. These
> images will then be used for comparative review from a scientific
> perspective and as visual feedback of organization into a narrative
> that will carry the aesthetic power and meaning of the experiment and
> the experience to a non-scientific audience, both in the Nevada Museum
> of Art and in the field station itself.
> We cannot predict, at the moment, which species will survive and do
> well at all altitudes. The first year or two of experiments is to
> determine this. The second and third year is to re-plant those that
> had survived at all altitudes. The process will be recorded not only
> by camera, but also by field observation.
> more details below- if anyone else knows of art science initiatives at
> ecological and environmental field
> stations or marine labs please do bring them to our attention
> let me also mention that we are doing in november on Creative
> Disturbance a series of podcasts
> on art and climate change as part of a participation in COP21- if
> anyone has art and climate chante
> podcasts they would like published please contact me- our art and
> earth science channel run by
> susan erickson is at
> roger malina
> here are details of the Harrison's work
> Based at the University of California at Santa Cruz, The Center for
> the Study of the Force Majeure brings together artists and scientists
> to design ecosystem-adaptation projects in critical regions around the
> world to respond to climate change.
> of particular interest is
> AT PRESENT, THE HARRISON STUDIO, THE NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART, AND THE
> 9,000-ACRE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAGEHEN CREEK RESEARCH STATION ARE
> ENGAGED IN AND COMMITTED TO A 50-YEAR LONG RESEARCH PROJECT ("SAGEHEN:
> A PROVING GROUND"). IT IS A WORK OF ART, A WORK OF SCIENCE, A WORK OF
> BIO-REGIONAL PLANNING, AND A WORK THAT CALLS FOR POLICY CHANGE.
> hello everybody,
> in response to "Art and Science at environmental and ecological field
> stations and marine labs":
> we at the Bioartsociety in Finland run since 2009 a residency and a
> specifically designed program at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of
> the Helsinki University in Lapland/Finland.
> we also do workshops for students and professionals as well as our
> biennial Field_Notes art and science field laboratory, which is actually
> currently happening this week - > http://fieldnotes.hybridmatters.net/
> you can see what we up to this week if you follow us on facebook:
> previous Field_Notes:
> our publication From Landscape to Laboratory, as a result of the
> 1st Field_Notes as PDF to download:
> about the residency:
> the call for 2016 is currently open - deadline October 30th
> blog by previous residents:
> and finally a link to our station:
> best regards
> Erich Berger
> Toiminnanjohtaja / Director
> The Finnish Society of Bioart
> Faerthen Felix has submitted this item on her radar over the past 5
> years the are a growing number
> of art-science initiatives at environmental and ecological field
> stations and marine labs
> are yasminers involved in similar efforts ? please tell us about your work !
> From Faerthen Felix
> UC Berkeley, Sagehen Creek Field Station,
> U.S. Geological Survey (USGS),
> Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS)
> Here is an input for your 5-year review…
> #ArtSciConverge is bringing together field stations and marine labs,
> arts funders, writers, artists, philosophers, cognitive scientists,
> museums, STEM to STEAM educators, archivists, writers, and others to
> advance the integration of arts and science at sites of long-term
> environmental research. SEAD's "Steps to an Ecology of Networked
> Knowledge and Innovation" (MIT Press, 2015), provides guidance to the
> effort, identifying potential pitfalls and opportunities. Amy Ione of
> SEAD presented on the paper at the #ArtSciConverge formation workshop
> in June, 2015 at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, NV.
> The goal of #ArtSciConverge is to map a path forward in which arts and
> humanities activities contribute as they always have to science
> outreach and education, but also to fundamental inquiry, discovery,
> and analyses of the grand challenges facing social-ecological systems.
> Our vision is that, within five years, it will be the norm and not the
> exception to include artists, humanists and social neurobiologists
> with ecologists on teams that are exploring and seeking to solve the
> complex social and environmental problems we face in the coming
> Roger F Malina
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