The 1st International Conference on Disability Studies, Arts, and Education at Aalto University, Helsinki
The 1st International Conference on Disability Studies, Arts, and Education at Aalto University brings together researchers, students, artists, art educators and members of the disability and crip art communities who share an interest in, or whose work addresses, the intersections and interplay between critical disability studies, arts, and education.
The scope of the conference comprises various art forms, such as visual arts, performing arts, dance, and film, as well as different contexts of education, such as primary education, higher education, professional artists’ education and public pedagogy.
The conference has three keynote speakers: Curator and scholar Amanda Cachia (Australia, USA), art education and disability studies scholar Jennifer (Eisenhauer) Richardson (USA), and comics artist Kaisa Leka (Finland).
Place: Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki, Finland
Time: September 28th and 29th, 2017
The conference is open to everybody, and there is no admission fee.
The members of the organizing committee are: Mira Kallio-Tavin, John Derby, and Mikko Koivisto.
In case you need to cancel your registration later on, please contact Mikko Koivisto or Mira Kallio-Tavin directly.
Dr. Mira Kallio-Tavin
Senior University Lecturer of International Art Education
For more information:
Mira Kallio-Tavin, mira.kallio-tavin(a)aalto.fi
Mikko Koivisto, mikko.koivisto(a)aalto.fi