Rūta Kazlauskaitė

Postdoctoral researcher at Aalto ARTS, Department of Film, Television and Scenography. PhD in Political science (University of Helsinki). An interdisciplinary researcher interested in history education, virtual reality, memory politics and storytelling. Public speaking I have organized and contributed to courses at the University of Helsinki on digital...

Ranjit Menon

MA Sound in New Media (Medialab, Aalto), Diploma in New Media (National Institute of Design, India) Public speaking Teaching part time Consultant Design for Organization Coder basic Sound designer I have worked part time as Sound Designer & composed scores for animation/film Director/Screenwriter I have explored these areas as part of studies Editor I love editing and...

Samir Bhowmik

Samir is an artist, architect and post-doctoral researcher at the Aalto Media Lab. He is currently working on his artistic research project "IMAGINARY NATURES: Extractive Media & the Cultural Memory of Environmental Change" funded by the Kone Foundation (2019-22). Public speaking Teaching in Department of Media. Courses:...

Erik Söderblom

Theatre an Opera Director, Artistic Director, Festival Director Public speaking Yes Director/Screenwriter Yes Other interests Combining XR with live stage performance (theatre, circus, dance)...

Victoria Korshunova

Masters student in Aalto Media Lab, Sound in New Media Programme. Researcher in audiovisual perception field and spatial sound systems, audiovisual artist, electronic music producer, psychologist, spiritual traveller Public speaking I have taught creative & interactive workshop for Metropolia students. Also short speach sessions about sound &...

Maarit Kalmakurki

Currently a doctoral student at Aalto university in costume design. MA in costume design, BA in Fashion design. I'm interested in research across disciplines as I believe that when people from different fields work together, it leads to better results Public speaking I have taught costume design...

Aki Silventoinen

Professional freelance sound designer and music composer living in Helsinki, Finland. Creating soundscapes for picture, games, 360 videos and virtual reality. Bachelor of Arts / Metropolia University. Public speaking I have worked as a 360 sound lecturer/adviser for Metropolia University and YLE. Game designer I have worked with Unity...

Juho Rissanen

M.Sc. (Economics), M.A. (East Asian Studies), plus other studies online and offline around the world. Public speaking A fair share of public speaking at various conferences and events over the years. Consultant I can tell you many things about Asia, both business and culture. Researcher Currently at Tampere University Unit...

Maiju Loukola

Doctor of Arts, background in scenography and spatial arts Public speaking I have lectured and given thematic workshops around mediated space/stage, with focus in media aesthetics and phenomenlogical approach. Researcher My PhD dissertation (transl. in English) "Anywhere near. Mediality of stage and the architecture of touch", 2014) was...

Kari Yli-Annala

Visual artist (graduated from Fine Arts Academy), doctoral student in Aalto (Film) Public speaking I am a lecturer on the history of moving images Consultant of written texts on the history of moving images Researcher Researcher of experiments in moving images Project manager I organise/coordinate/produce projects in my Nomadic academy of experimental arts Director/Screenwriter Video...