2016

500 Years of Utopia: Readings of Thomas More, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Dec.15th-16th
Presentation: Retopia and Contemporary Art
Open Fields Conference, National Library, Riga (Latvia), Sep.29th – Oct. 1st
Presentation: Futura as a Conceptual Framework for Artistic Research


2015

•Venice Biennale, Research Pavillion (Italy)
Presentation: Utopian Visions in Contemporary Art

•Goethe-Institut, Paris (France)
Presentation: Dimitri Kirsanoff dans le contexte du cinéma estonien

•Sculpting the Sound Conference, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Tallinn (Estonia), May 24th-25th

Presentation: Utopia and Visual Arts: Unlocking the Imagination

•Stradins University, Riga (Latvia)

Lecture: Interpassivity in Social Media


2014

•Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Georgia State Film University, Tbilisi (Georgia)

Masterclass: “The Kirsanoff Mystery: French Avant-Garde from Estonia

2013

•University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (USA)

Lecture: The ‘Self’ in Social Networks: The New Narcissism. Redefining the ‘social’ and the rise of the post-individualism

•Art Symposium, Aalto University, Helsinki (Finland)

Presentation: art/action=politics/passivity?

2012

TAhTO conference, Theatre Academy, Helsinki (Finland)

 Presentation: New Artistic Agency: Reducing Passivity

•Baltic Art Symposium, Aalto University, Helsinki (Finland)

Presentation:  The Transformation of the Utopian Position


2011

•IULM, Milan (Italy)

Seminar:  The Self in the Social Networks


2010 

•Raritan Valley College (USA)

- Lecture: “Social Networks – New Public Sphere or Digital Isolation” at the
•Escola Superior Artistica Do Porto (Portugal)

- Lecture series “French Cinema between 1919 and 1939” 

•Escola Superior Artistica Do Porto (Portugal)
 - Organiser and lecturer of the Workshop “Short Film Production” at the

•University of Lyon (France)

- Lecture “Noam Chomsky: La Fabrication du Consentement au 21ème siecle"” at the


2008

•École Supérieure d’AudioVisuel, Toulouse (France)

Presentation "Detour dans le contexte du cinéma Estonien"

2007

Organiser and lecturer of the international workshop “Film Production with Mobile Phones” at the Estonian Academy of Art, Tallinn (Estonia)

2015

Experimentality, Research Pavilion, Venice Biennale

2014

Ice-Breaking Fantasies, Kuva/Tila Gallery, Helsinki

2007

Consuming Desire, Experimental Mobile Phone Short Film, KUMU - Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn

OTHER ACTIVITIES

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

EXHIBITIONS

FILMS







2016-2017

Strawberry Desert (in production)

2015

(ap)art (documentary, 60 minutes)

2007

Detour | Võõras (fiction, 62 minutes)

2005

The Actual Size of Everything | Sas:karsme

(fiction, 66 minutes)

BOOK
-(ap)art: Contemporary Art and Utopia, Helsinki: Aalto Arts Publishing, 2015
ISBN 978-952-60-6378-2

BOOK CHAPTER
-The Tense Present and the Future Image, in Mäkälä, M. (ed), Shaping the Future, Helsinki:Aalto University Publication Series, 2016, ISBN 978-952-60-7042-1, p.98-113


REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLE
-Article: Dimitri Kirsanoff: The Elusive Estonian,  in Baltic Screen Media Review, 2016, Vol.6, ISSN 2346-5492, p.4-14


WEB-BASED PUBLICATIONS

Blogs
Venice Biennale Blog of the Academy of Fine Arts. Helsinki
https://www.uniarts.fi/en/blog/research-pavilion


work(s)

PUBLICATIONS

2015

Festival Est-Ouest, Die (France)
Presentation: Dimitri Kirsanoff dans le contexte du cinéma estonien


2014

- Co-organization and presentation of "Ménilmontant" (1926) silent film concert at Kultuurikatel, Tallinn (Estonia)

- Member of the International of Tbilisi International Student Film Festival, Tbilisi (Georgia)


2013

Jury member at the MIFEC film festival, Porto (Portugal)


2012

- Member of the international jury of JUST Film, PÖFF 2012 (Black Nights Film Festival),Tallinn (Estonia)

- Project Advisor/Script Consultant at the ENGAGE workshop 2012, Aalto University,

Helsinki (Finland)


2009-2011

Mentor and Script Script Consultant of the EU MEDIA programme "Anything is a Storytelling Device", cross-media storytelling, collaboration between Aalto/BFM/HFF Potsdam


2008
Interview with Noam Chomsky for ETV
(television) and article in the newspaper

Postimees