Practicing Communities: How does artistic research transform society?

  • Ami Skanberg Dahlstedt (Chair)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference


53 artistic researchers gathered around the question 'How does artistic research transform society?' for three intensive days at Eduarda Smiļģa Teātra Muzejs and at Zirgu Pasts, Latvian Academy of Culture/Latviljas Kultῡras Akadēmija, in Riga, Latvia. We also had students visiting from Riga and from China.
Our participants this time were based in UK, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Brazil, Norway, Turkey, Portugal, Spain, and Latvia.

Number of participants: 53
Scandinavian and Baltic participants: 33
Local participants: 18
International participants: 20

I chair and co-coordinate this symposium together with Dr Lucy Lyons. I am responsible for the budget and the space. We are both responsible for writing the CFP, peer-review , scholarships and shedules.
Period18 Feb 201620 Feb 2016
Event typeOther


  • artistic research
  • practice as research
  • Nordic Summer University
  • Riga
  • Latvia