Critical Environmental Data: The Environmental Audiotour

Critical Environmental Data: The Environmental Audiotour




00:00 – 23:59

11.6 – 17.9   — In six location in Helsinki and online

Critical Environmental Data is a transdisciplinary research group that focuses on the interaction of aesthetics, digital culture, and worlds of environmental damage. Part of Aarhus University in Denmark, the group conducts research and participates in international curatorial projects in art and design in order to address architectures and infrastructures of environmental data. The group investigates forms of sensing and aesthetics as well as spaces and places of data and environmental change. The project is led by Jussi Parikka, May Ee Wong and Paolo Patelli

Written by Jussi Parikka, Paolo Patelli and May Ee Wong, The Environmental Audiotour consists of six audiostories that can be experienced in the South Harbour near the Lyypekinlaituri, in Vallisaari at the ruins of the old Weather Station, in Hietalahti, in the Kaisaniemi Botanical Garden and in Sörnäinen near the Uniarts Academy of Fine Arts – as well as online.

The auditour can be experienced on-sight or online during 11.6. – 17.9. Link to the online content will be shared as the Biennial is open.
You can listen to the stories in English or in Finnish.

CED group has collaborated with the University of the Arts Helsinki since September 2022. Together they have employed artistic methods to explore links between data and the environment in a course of studies titled Environment, Data, and Contamination. Their artistic research studio has also produced an exhibition with the UniArts Research Pavilion. In March 2023 they organized a seminar on Contamination, Art, and the Environmental Condition, again in collaboration with the University of the Arts Helsinki. The speakers included Asia Bazdyrieva, Erich Berger, Samir Bhowmik, Heather Davis, Joasia Krysa and Jussi Parikka.

Sun 11 Jun 2023 – 17 Sep 2023 00:00 – 23:59