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CRISS-CROSSING ECOLOGIES exhibition at Annantalo. Helsinki
August 20, 2020–January 30, 2021
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/d a t a c e n t r e exhibition opening moved from Dec 3rd to Jan 7th - read more
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Maija Annikki Savolainen: /d a t a c e n t r e
7 Jan — 14 Feb 2021
/d a t a c e n t r e by artist Maija Annikki Savolainen is an exhibition shifting through time. Mirroring the format of a residency, the exhibition performs as a site for ongoing research, material experimentation and knowledge transmission. The exhibition is curated in collaboration with Yvonne Billimore.
Criss-Crossing Ecologies
20 Aug 2020 — 30 Jan 2021
Art&science exhibition created in collaboration with Annantalo Arts Centre
/d a t a c e n t r e Reading Circles
3 Dec 2020 18:00 — 20:00
17 Dec 2020 18:00 — 20:00
14 Jan 2021 18:00 — 20:00
28 Jan 2021 18:00 — 20:00
Join artist Maija Annikki Savolainen for a sequence of reading circles in connection to her exhibition /d a t a c e n t r e! The reading circles are held as online events over zoom, or in SOLU Space if recommendations allow.
A view upon wilderness
Nine years ago, I have been watching this same view from this same window...
Guest post | Rozan van Klaveren | 24 November 2020
Field_Notes – The Heavens: art & science fieldwork in the Finnish Sub-Arctic
Anu Pasanen and Erich Berger wrote about Field_Notes – The Heavens field laboratory for niin & näin philosophical magazine. The article was originally published in niin & näin 1/20 in Finnish.
24 November 2020
Minna Långström & Leah Beeferman: Photosonic Landscapes in Color
16 Oct — 20 Nov 2020
In the exhibition, Långström and Beeferman present new experimental works. They explore images as scientific tools, or as other forms of information, and as physical entities consisting of pixels or pigment grains correlating to a physical object sensitive to light.
Photosonic Landscapes panel
12 Nov 2020 18:00 — 19:30
A panel discussion featuring artists Minna Långström, Leah Beeferman, and Mika Taanila, solar astronomer Sara Martin, and Tytti Rantanen (moderator).
Johanna Rotko: Living Images
13 Aug — 13 Sep 2020
Visual artist Johanna Rotko works with living materials, mainly different yeasts. The exhibition features yeastograms - images made with living yeast cells - photographs of Rotko's research, and a video piece introducing her working methods.
Yeastogram workshop with Johanna Rotko
24 Aug 2020 16:00 — 20:00
25 Aug 2020 16:00 — 20:00
27 Aug 2020 16:00 — 20:00
During this three-evening workshop, participants learn how to make yeastograms - living images made with yeast, growth media, UV light and rasterized images - with the guidance of visual artist Johanna Rotko
BioFutures - A physical narrative workshop RESCHEDULED!
The Biofutures workshop by Tina Auer and Tim Boykett of Time’s Up has been rescheduled due to the pandemic. Instead of September 2020, the workshop will take place from June 7-11, 2021. We will reannounce the workshop during the spring 2021. Welcome to investigate possible futures with us... in the future!
13 August 2020
Visiting SOLU Space during the pandemic
We want to make your visit to SOLU Space and our activities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic a good experience. For that we will be taking extra precautions to sustain a healthy and safe environment. 
11 August 2020
Johanna Rotko selected for the Tokyo Art & Science Research Residency
Johanna Rotko is a visual artist working with living materials, mainly with different yeasts. During her residency she will focus on researching colored yeast species that are used in traditional fermentation processes in the Japanese kitchen.
25 June 2020