Steve Maher’s Heavy Metal Detector on Tour, Thursday October 20th in Lappeenranta

By |12 / 10 / 2016|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Artist Steve Maher’s Heavy Metal Detector on Tour, Thursday October 20th in Lappeenranta - Come along for a city walk around the Lappeenranta fortress with a metal detector.                 Picture: Anastasia Artemeva Join Steve Maher for his Heavy Metal Detector city walk around the Lappeenranta fortress area on Thursday, October 20th. The walks start at 2pm and 5pm in front of the Lappeenranta Art Museum (Kristiinankatu 8-10, Lappeenranta). The Heavy Metal Detector walk studies the environment with the aid of the artist’s ”modified” metal detector. Instead of the warning beep of a common [...]

Brain Poetry at Gallery Ratamo on February 8, 2014

By |28 / 01 / 2014|Categories: Events, Live Herring '14 @en, News|

Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka from Brains on Art collective visits Gallery Ratamo / Live Herring '14 on Saturday, February 8, 2014. Mäki-Reinikka introduces Brain Poetry project, after which the exhibition guests have a change to have their own brains making poems! Brain Poetry (2013) is a poetry generator, which produces poetry from the user's brain waves. The technology behind the generator is based on methods of computational creativity developed by researcher Jukka Toivanen. The artwork examines the combination of a human and a machine in a creative process. Computational creativity means imitating, modeling and aiding creativity with a computer. The artwork deals [...]

Äkkigalleria goes Live Herring 23.-25.1.2014!

By |19 / 01 / 2014|Categories: Events, Live Herring '14 @en, News|Tags: |

While the Live Herring '14 main exhibition at the Gallery Ratamo takes closer look at mechanical and digital lifeforms, Äkkigalleria takes one step towards to bio art. The 24th Äkkigalleria Moths Day and Night 23.-25.1.2014 (Kauppakatu 25, Jyväskylä) is an annex event to the Live Herring '14. Two British animations artists, Emily Tracy and Elizabeth Hobbs, will combine forces with local research biologist and nature conservationist, Jussi Päivinen from Metsähallitus, to create new animations inspired by Finnish moths. This intervention includes two workshops, one for a class of school students and the other open to the public. The workshops will [...]

Live Herring ’14

By |05 / 06 / 2013|Categories: Events, News|

Live Herring '14 new media art exhibition will be shown at Jyväskylä Art Museum / Gallery Ratamo at January 23 - March 2, 2014. (Please, scroll down to see English call for / submission info.) SUBMISSION: www.liveherring.org/14   Call for Live Herring '14! Submission is now open! Live Herring ’14 will take place on January 23 - March 2, 2014 in Jyväskylä (and maybe in its surroundings in Central Finland). It is a series of exhibitions and events focused on (new)media art and innovative media art projects. The event is organised by Live Herring group, in co-operation with the Jyväskylä [...]

Welcome to 2nd get together of media and film artists and actors of the field!

By |27 / 04 / 2013|Categories: Events, News|

As a regional artist Live Herring wants to enforce collaboration and co-operation at the field of film and media culture and for that we have decided to invite regularly media and film artists and actors of the field to a meet each other at informal get together. Artists have also possibility to present their projects. Second get together will be organized in Jyväskylä at The Writer’s House of Central Finland (Seminaarinkatu 26) at Thursday May 14th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Welcome! In case You have a project that You would like to present, please contact: Soile Ollikainen info@liveherring.org [...]

Pixelache Network meeting at Jyväskylä

By |15 / 02 / 2013|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Pixelache Network meeting at Jyväskylä Saturday March 2nd 2013, klo 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm Voionmaa lukio / Voionmaa High School (Voionmaankatu 17-19, Jyväskylä) Pixelache is a transdisciplinary platform for experimental art, design, research and activism in Helsinki (Finland). Organized by non-profit association Piknik Frequency ry, it consists of an annual festival in Helsinki, as well as experimental art-science and technology productions, an educational programme called Pixelversity, residencies and other activities since 2002: http://www.pixelache.ac Amongst the fields of Pixelache interest are: experimental interaction and electronics; renewable energy production/use; bioarts and art-science culture; grassroot organising and networks; politics and economics of [...]

Primäärit (The Primaries) film performance on Oct 28 / 7:30pm

By |17 / 10 / 2011|Categories: Events, News|

The Primäärit (Primaries) is premiered in Jyväskylä! Friday, October 28th, 2011, at 7:30pm Downstairs Ilokivi (Keskussairaalantie 2, Jyväskylä) Film loops: Sami van Ingen Music: Henri Lindström & Alex Zubkerman  duration: 50 minutes tickets: 6 € / 5 € students, unemployed and seniors K-18, the bar will be open   in the end, we could say that film is a system, which is made of rhythms, frequencies and interruptions. - Xavier Baert Primäärit (The Primaries) is a film-performance made with two modified 35mm film projectors, through which we approach the essence of film on a primary level. The strength of the light, the [...]