Proud to announce that Hero Game is in Aalto Art of Research conference AOR 2017

Originally posted on STORYFICATION TO GAMIFICATION, how story coach works:
? ? Introduction of Hero Game in Aalto Art of Research AOR 2017, Melanie Sarantou, Taina Kontio and Satu Miettinen. and film Heroes of kimberley, by Taina in exhibition. http://artofresearch2017.aalto.fi Continue reading Proud to announce that Hero Game is in Aalto Art of Research conference AOR 2017

Found things that I had lost, swam a lot

and lost things that I did not need any longer, this summer of all the summers.     Loads of work, some wondering and solitude. I found things that I had lost, lost things that I did not need any longer, edited a lot, swam a lot and laughed a lot. This is the beginning of Riverness Sagas, more to come, winter to come, ice and sleet,  rivers shall freeze, storms shall come, articles, teaching, art and a house behind Malaga, maybe even Kalahari Highway, fingers crossed. Yej.   Exhibition MOVED BY NATURE has opened in US, Finlandia Gallery, Hancock, Michigan. My … Continue reading Found things that I had lost, swam a lot

MOVED BY NATURE exhibition, Satu blog

        Just got the films edited, wow, my brains are exhausted, I will post some photos and clips later on, meanwhile check out Satus beautiful writing about her work in the exhibition ” Piece of heaven, Piece of Earth. Moved by Nature “Moved by Nature I’m working with an exhibition called “Moved by Nature”. The exhibition will be presented from the 21st of September until the 14th of October, 2017 at Finlandia University Gallery in Hancock, Michigan. This is a collaboration with artists Taina Kontio and Riitta Ikonen. The inspiration for the exhibition rose from the themes of … Continue reading MOVED BY NATURE exhibition, Satu blog

MY RIVERNESS, coming up

  It is ready, two first pieces of video films are edited, they are done, and my brain waves show zero activity.  Summer came and went during this time, as I was submerged on these tales and takes, loved it though, swam a lot and produced the skin that is tolerant to cold waters, swimming pools seem unpleasantly warm now. Heard that it happens to Inuit people, and it seems it can happen to finns too. Riverness Sagas first part was screened in Valmed Rys Video-Etkot in Kuvakukko Movie Theatre. Parts 1 and 2 will be exhibited in MOVED BY … Continue reading MY RIVERNESS, coming up

HEROs, socially responsable arts and Story coaching

People keep asking me what does it mean to be a Story Coach, as this is a very novel among professions, in Finland anyway. I will try to open a bit here my personal take on it, what does it mean for me. I have been privileged to work with prestigious professionals along the field of socially responsible arts and design to develop new toolboxes. I know, a beast of a word, socially responsible means here simply that the aim is to better something or someone by using arts or design. Usually the methods used are participatory and immerse the participant … Continue reading HEROs, socially responsable arts and Story coaching