Archive for May, 2015

Media Lab Demo Day 28 May 2015

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Our open for all spring party and “exhibition” Demo Day happens, as always, in the end of May. This time we welcome everybody interested to Miestentie 3, Espoo, first floor, on Thu 28.5.2015 time 12-17.30.

The programme:

From Crucible Studio e.g. Antikythera will be presented by Shakti Dash & the GIN (Generative & Interactive Narratives) seminar final design exercises by the participating MA students, coordinated by Anna-Maija Laine & Mona Taponen.


Antikythera research production summer events 28 May – 30 Aug 2015

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Antikythera experimental poetry app will be introduced in the Aalto FestivalMedia Lab Demo Day, 28 May, the Annikki Poetry Festival, Tampere, Finland, 6 June, and the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA2015), Vancouver, Canada, 14-18 August. The app’s “mother” Saila Susiluoto will also partake the 27th Lahti International Writers’ Reunion (LIWRE2015) in Mukkula 14-16 June. 5.4_Section05_Taiteilijakuvia_onPress

The public launch takes place in Media Centre Lume, Helsinki, Finland, 21 August, together with Susiluoto’s Ariadne, a transmedial book part of the Antikythera story world, published by Otava.


Taiteilijakuvia (Images of Artists) Antikythera screen capture image by Shakti Dash




Antikythera will also be presented as an immersive installation piece, designed by architect & media artist Jaakko Pesonen, 20-30 Aug 2015 in the Helsinki Observatory gallery as a part of the Helsinki Festival (14-30 Aug) events Poetry Moon (Runokuu) and Media Facades.


Crucible Studio’s director changes in September: Ciao, Pia! Arrivederci, Lumi!

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

After the launch of his last Crucible Studio research production Antikythera on Friday 21 August, studio director Mika ‘Lumi’ Tuomola starts packing and moves to Scuola del Design i Politecnico di Milano September 1 as a tenured associate professor. Dr. Pia Tikka will take over the studio director’s position until its fulfilled by an open call, while both have already future plans for joint research projects on storytelling in new media.


            Mika (photo by Jaakko Pesonen) & Pia (photo by Antti Kirves)