projects: Events

Media Facades Festival Helsinki is a festival of urban media presenting media art in the public space.

The Artvertiser imagines a near-future where advertising in public space can be replaced by art. The Artvertiser Helsinki workshop and walk were led by Julian Oliver and Damian Stewart.

In 2007, m-cult collaborated with the Helsinki City Youth Office to realise the first digital art festival for young people.

Performing Places was an arts and research event which shared thoughts and projects on the new technical and affective dimensions of urban life.

Aurora Feast presented an arts and science event on the Northern lights phenomenon at the science center Heureka, February 5 2006, and launched a participatory concept map online.

Capturing the Moving Mind (September 7-21, 2005) was a Trans-Siberian conference on the changing forms of movement and management in globalisation.

Helsinki Troll was a project of research and experimentation into night-time mobility in the Helsinki metropolitan area.

ISEA2004, The 12th International Symposium on Electronic Art gathered 1500 artists and researchers, representing 54 nationalities, to a travelling symposium including a sonic Baltic cruise and conferences, exhibitions and workshops in Tallinn and Helsinki.

Read_me, the first international festival dedicated to software art was brought from Moscow to Helsinki in 2003 by its curators Alexei Shulgin and Olga Goriunova. Read_me 2.3 presented software-based artistic and critical projects as well as talks and performances on code-based experimentation and action.