Friday 9 December 2016
University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland

In this seminar, Nithikul delivered her keynote lecture entitled "Narrating Personal Aesthetic Experience: Artist Empowerment and Experiential Knowledge Dissemination in Artistic Research". The lecture focused on how narratives can be made in the artistic research context so that the artist-researcher’s art practice can be empowered and her experiential knowledge can be disseminated and adopted by other artist-researchers.


9.00 Registration

9.30 Opening presentation by Professor Satu Miettinen, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi: “Artistic process in research. How to document? How to analyse?”

10.00 Keynote by Professor Nithikul Nimkulrat, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn: “Narrating Personal Aesthetic Experience: Artist Empowerment and Experiential Knowledge Dissemination in Artistic Research”

10.30 Keynote by Professor Jaana Erkkilä, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi: “Understanding the Marginal through Art Practice”

11.00 Keynote by Professor Eija Timonen, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi: “Photographing Ice”

11.30 Questions to keynotes

12.00 LUNCH

13.00 Professor Heidi Pietarinen, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi: “Design can tell a story. Complex narratives and cultural influences told through textiles.”

13.20 Daria Akimenko, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi: “Narrative-based Art as Means of Dialogue and Empowerment”

13.40 Frank Nieuwenhuizen, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi: “Structuralistic descriptions and poststructuralist critique: a perpetual limbo?”

14.00 Questions and discussion

14.20 Coffee break

14.40 Alexandru Raevschi, Aalto University of Arts, Helsinki: “All wars have already been canceled. Restoring balance inside the Armenian society through artistic practices.”

15.00 Bilge Merve Aktas, Aalto University of Arts, Helsinki: “Craft and Design for Sustainable Futures: Woman Profiles in Felting”

15.20 Dr. Melanie Sarantou, Arts Ceduna, South Australia / University of Lapland, Rovaniemi: “Narratives of care: Women’s laps as intimate and complex spaces for the construction of identities”

15.40 Questions and discussion

16.00 Concluding remarks

(see the seminar website)