G.Grundmann logo at seminar
Picture: Gero Grundmann

Seminar: Biocolour – Exploring Sustainable Colour 14.10.2021  

Biocolour – Exploring Sustainable Colour seminar is both an introduction to the exhibition of the same name (Valo and Katve 1 and 2 galleries, Arktikum, Rovaniemi 14.10.-5.12.) and an independent opening to various themes of sustainable color and biocolourants. The seminar program includes presentations about the backgrounds of the exhibition, research fields related to biocolours as well as future visions of colour by various experts in science, art, design, and education. We also hear presentations by people working with biocolourants.

Biocolour – Exploring Sustainable Colour, exhibition opening seminar
Thursday 14.10.2021. at 10 am-3:15pm
Esko and Asko Hall of the University of Lapland (F1011, Yliopistonkatu 8, F- building, Rovaniemi)

Online at https://blogi.eoppimispalvelut.fi/ulapland/
The seminar is free, and the number of participants is not limited
Seminar is held in English

Recording of the seminar can be seen here
Watch the Friends of BioColour pecha kucha presentations here

You are welcome to listen to visionaries of colours and biocolourants! A more detailed program below.

10.00 Welcome, BioColour Consortium leader Riikka Räisänen, University of Helsinki
10.20 Curating biocolours, Julia Lohmann & Ingvill Fossheim, Aalto University
10.50 Facts and myths about colour, Harald Arnkil, Aalto University
11.20 Colour for tomorrow – colour through acting, feeling and knowing, Päivi Fernström, University of Helsinki
11.40 Colour Forecasting, Ana Nuutinen, University of Lapland 

12.10-13.00 LUNCH 

13.00 Living lab systems: A living systems approach to colour, Carole Collet, Central Saint Martins University of the Arts London
13.30 Biocolorants from food waste – sources, extractions, modifications and high-value applications, Richard Blackburn, University of Leeds
14.00 Pecha Kucha by Friends of BioColour: Ronja Kuokkanen, Monica L. Hartvigsen, Nettie Edwards, Lorenzo Li Greci
14.30 Biocolour and the aesthetics of diversity, Kirsi Niinimäki, Aalto University
14.50 Discussion and conclusions