KONNECT IN FINLAND 2017

The third KONNECT workshop was held in Kilpisjärvi on February 26 - March 3 2017 The workhop was incorporated into a new graduate program – MA in Ecology and Contemporary Performance (MAECP) at the UniArts Helsinki. The MAECP had just commenced in the fall of 2016 and Konnect was held in the end of February 2017. Everything was new, fresh and exploratory. The venue of Konnect was the biological research station of Kilpisjärvi in Samaland, on the joint borders of Finland, Sweden and Norway....
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The Plastic River project

We are SO proud of the Konnect project the Plastic River that Lóa Björk supervised in Eastern Iceland this fall. She worked with students from all school levels, from kindergartens to high school. They collected plastic wrappings and emballage of all sorts and "konnected" it to form plastic brooks which merged into a platic river. The Plastic River was displayed in Snæfellsstofa, in the Vatnajökull national Park on November 5th 2016. Wonderful and WELL DONE Lóa Björk and coworkers. KONNECT co...
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Flakfortet workshop 2016

The next KONNECT workshop will be hosted by The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK). The workshop will take place on Flakfortet on February 12-15 2016. The workshop will be a part of the module “Design Ethics Sustainability and Consequences”, a six week course offered by the KADK. The course starts with two weeks of lectures, followed by the 4-day workshop. After the workshop at Flakfortet, the Konnect Group will take part in a reflectio...
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