AGAINST DELIVERY: Call for Submissions

June 6, 2015

The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, doctoral programme will be hosting a two-day research event under the auspices of EARN and LAHP entitled Against Delivery, which will be held at the Slade Research Centre Woburn Square on 12-13 November 2015. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 29 JUNE 2015 The event aims to break down the presenter-audience relation [...]

1st Research Pavillion: Experimentality Venice Biennale

April 26, 2015

Sala del Camino, Giudecca, Venice. Image courtesy of Jan Kaila. EARN announces the first Research Pavilion: Experimentality, Venice Opening: May 6, 6–8pm Sala del Camino, Campo S. Cosmo, Giudecca 621 (Vaporetto stop: Palanca) Hours: Tuesday–Sunday noon–5pm (later openings on certain days see below) Commissioner: Anita Seppä Curators: Jan Kaila and Henk Slager Coordination: Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki The University of [...]

“What is Monumental Today?” 10-11/10/2014

September 13, 2014

The politics of memory at the moment of danger Chto Delat, EARN (European Artistic Research Network), Finnish Academy of Fine Arts/University of the Arts Helsinki Organized by Dmitry Vilensky, Jan Kaila and Henk Slager October 10–11, 2014 Smolny Institute ул. Смольного, 1 St. Petersburg Russia, 191124 How can the groups that are excluded from the public sphere voice material and performative forms of [...]

Call for contributions – PARSE Conference “TIME” (5-6/11/2015)

July 10, 2014

The 1st PARSE Biennial Research Conference on TIME CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS – Panels, Papers, Performances, Screenings, and Workshops. The first biennial PARSE conference at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, University of Gothenburg, Sweden (5th and 6thNovember 2015) takes as its point of departure the question of TIME. Time arguably has always been at the center [...]

Thinking on Stage 2-3/5/2014 GradCAM@DIT, Dublin, Ireland

February 18, 2014

‘Performance : Thinking on Stage’ 2nd and 3rd of May 2014 GradCAM@DIT, Dublin, Ireland Whilst the field performance studies has grown considerably over the last 30 years, with the turn to performance in contemporary art practice and the development of the performance in theatre studies, it perhaps an opportune moment to take stock. Discipline boundaries, in this [...]

PARSE – new platform for artistic research

February 1, 2014

The University of Gothenburg has announced the launch of PARSE a new platform for artistic research publishing – combining conference, peer-reviewed journal, and imprint – and to promote research exchange between the arts and other disciplines. The Advisory Board for the new platform comprises internationally recognised figures from across contemporary art, design, performing arts, [...]

radical imagination, valand, göteborg (14-16/11/2013)

August 25, 2013

Confirmed speakers include: Marc James Léger, Jacqueline Rose, Andrea Phillips, Esther Shalev Gerz, Gertrud Sandqvist, Henk Slager, Joanna Warsza, Jason Bowman, Sally Tallant, Ingrid Elam, Annika Lundgren, Mika Hannula and … (Full schedule will be posted 1/9/2013) This conference will mark the conclusion of the Göteborg Biennial by interrogating the overarching thematics adopted by this [...]

call for input – “Not Now! Now!”
deadline July 30th 2013

July 15, 2013

the very exiting temporal politics of arts-based research October 17-18, 2013, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna The conference invites six EARN members – especially PhD candidates in the field of arts-based research – to give a ten minutes input each. If your project is concerned with the question of chronopolitics as laid out in the following introduction, [...]

The Counter Order of Things 25-26/10/2013

July 14, 2013

UPDATED SCHEDULE – FULL LIST OF SPEAKERS EARN. Symposium “A Counter Order of Things.” Venice. Symposium IUAV/Finnish Pavilion October 25–26 Organized by Henk Slager, Jan Kaila and Terike Haapoja Location: IUAV University of Venice, Aula Tafuri, Palazzo Badoer, San Polo 2468 To request a place at the event please contact: henri.wegelius(at) The symposium “A Counter Order of Things” departs from the current awareness [...]

“Doing Research” EARN@dOCUMENTA(13)

August 29, 2012

Publication, Workshop and Symposium Project In December 2011, dOCUMENTA (13) and EARN (European Artistic Research Network) started preparatory talks in Kassel about how a collaborative project could be developed. The talks made clear that the casualness of how the notion of research is used today also causes the usual confusion of concepts. Is research merely conducted within [...]