Aesthetic Intra-Actions RUUKKO, Nr 9, March 2018

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ISSN: 2341-9687


Practicing New Materialisms in the Arts
by Katve-Kaisa Kontturi, Milla Tiainen, Tero Nauha & Marie-Luise Angerer

Dorota Golańska
Geoart as a new materialist practice. Intra-active becomings and artistic (knowledge) production

Fiona MacDonald
Ant-ic Intra-Actions – an experiential exploration of artistic co-production with wood ants

Natalie Blanc and Frédéric Barbe
Environmental forms, from a theoretical perspective to concrete case studies in urban planning

mirko nikolić and Neda Radulovic
Aesthetics of inhuman touch: notes for ´vegetalised´ performance

Taru Leppänen and Milla Tiainen
Trans-becomings in western ´classical´ singing: an intra-active approach

Elisabeth Belgrano
Ornamenting Vocality: An Intra-Active Methodology for Vocal Meaning-Making

Katve-Kaisa Kontturi, Zuzana Štefková and Helena Grande Vicente
Exhibition Intra-Actions: Experiences, Identities, and Texts in the Making

Heidi Tikka
Enacting Agential Cuts - Notes on the ´Untitled 1-3´ (2014)

Rebecca Najdowski and Jane Vuorinen
Surface Tension: Material Intra-Actions within Photography

Helen Palmer, Jessica Foley, Vicky Hunter and Karolina Kucia
Situated Knowledge, Transmissions of Practice

Anna Catherine Hickey-Moody
Materialising the Social

Mika Elo
Some works and their afterlife

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Genealogies of New Materialisms; examines and intervenes in canonization processes by compiling a web-based bibliography, coordinating the OST 068/13 8 EN... Read more

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New Materialisms on the Crossroads of the Natural and Human Sciences; seeks to develop new materialisms at the boundaries of the human and natural sciences. The group focuses on how European new materialisms can rework the ‘Two Cultures' gap... Read more

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