I am gradually working on a new website where you will find updated activities and recent projects, such as Fly Printer, A Bioreaktor, A Unit, Evidence, etc... http://www.realitydisfunction.org/

2015

--Look more at http://www.realitydisfunction.org/ !!!

2015

Part of orgnizing committee for conference in October in Riga; http://rixc.org/en/conference/

February-March: Jury member for Art & Protocell Residency at University of Southern Denmark - http://flint.sdu.dk/ \\\\\
http://www.museion.ku.dk/2014/12/art-and-protocell-residency/

January: Showing Fly Printer at Sul Sal-exhibition in Odemira, Portugal.

TEACHING / WORK:
Currently working as Associate Professor and Head of Section for Culture & Games at IT University in Copenhagen.
Teaching a great course on Artificial Life, Evolutionary Robotics and Art; together with Kasper Støy and Sebastian Risi. https://real.itu.dk/teaching/courses/

 

2014

October: Presenting in Environmental Entanglements Symposium – on Art, Technology and Natures at Videnskabernes Selskab in Copenhagen. Organized between 4 Danish Universities.

October: Invited keynote at International Meeting of Art and Technology, Brasilia, Brazil. http://medialab.ufg.br/art/programacao

September: some web-presence - http://fivewordsforthefuture.eu/?p=685

September: Invited speaker at Danish Kultur Styrelsen (Danish Agency for Art and Culture) Yearly meeting; on digital art. http://www.kulturstyrelsen.dk/om-kulturstyrelsen/moeder-og-konferencer/kulturstyrelsens-aarsmoede-2014/

August: Jury member for CORE77 design competition.

August: Interview at Billed Kunstneren – Danish Art Magazine: http://issuu.com/billedkunst123/docs/bkf_0314_t_web?e=1324666/9199713

July: Invited Artist-in residence (with Erich Berger) at Cultivamos Cultura Residency in Portugal by Marta de Menezes. https://www.cultivamoscultura.org/  A work Fly printerprototype no 3 was produced during the residency. Collaboration with Maria Antonia Gonzalez Valerio.

June: Received the largest Nordic Artistic project grant from Nordisk Kulturfond!! Hybrid Matters is a collaboration with Nordic partners. http://www.nordiskkulturfond.org/da/hybrid-matters-digital-2015-16/

June: Jury member for the Science Visualization Competition in relation to Alife conference, New York.

January-April: continued working with M. M. Borch on Bioareaktor project.

May & November: Participating in Making Life I and Making Life II workshops on synthetic biology and culture/art. http://bioartsociety.fi/archives/2407

MayJune: Evaluator for European Commission research grant proposals.

January-September: Part of an exhibition Museum of Insects, which is an experimental project by Amy Youngs. http://hypernatural.com/museum/index.html

2013

September: Exhibiting at Kunsthalle Grenland, exhibition FOO, Norway

September: Participating in a professional art&science workshop Field_Notes II / Deep Time at Kilpisjärvi by Biooart_society_Finland (FI)

July: fresh from print, a new book (edited by Beloff, Berger , Haapoja): Field_Notes - from Landscape to Laboratory / Maisemasta Laboratorioon.

May - September: exhibiting in Fiskars, Kipinä-exhibition: LIFELAB, extended version.

May: article published in Transhumanist Reader; a major book on human enhancement and future of humans!

March: Edinburgh, invited presentation at Evaporation of Things- symposium; Center for Informatics / New Media Scotland, UK.

TEACHING / WORK:

Currently working as Associate Professor and Head of Section - Interaction Design and Computer Game Development at IT University in Copenahagen.

 

2012

December: Paper presented at Mutamorphosis Conference in Prague, CZ.

November-December: Exhibiting results of Art & Henvi - project at Science Corner /Tiedekulma.

June: Solo exhibition "lifeLab" in Hamburg Friese-Gallery. ; exhibiting two works: APPENDIX and LIFELAB

June-July: SUMU-jacket (collaboration with Riikka Townsend and Tiina Uimonen) and Appendix will be at Pyhäniemen Kartano summer-exhibition

May: Talk at Wind As Context: Wilderness Art Conference Hailuoto, Finland.

May: In dialogue with Kati Vierikko about art & science collaborations and their potentiality at Helsinki University Science Corner.

May: Invited lecture at IT University in Copenhagen.

May: Keynote talk at Senses of Embodiment research workshop, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Organized and curated by Mika Elo.

April: Submitted my dissertation to Plymouth University (UK)!! Viva in the beginning of July, then some anticipated revisions, and so on... Passed and done!!

January-December: Partcipating in Art & Science collaboration with Helsinki University Enviromental Research on Urban Ecosystems.

Project ANNELI... in progress

TEACHING:

January-February: Curating/organizing a successful lecture-series for Aalto University: Human Design or Evolution? Thank You all for participating and attending!

 

2011

A new project Appendix finished.

September: Presentation "Unexpected Affairs" in a panel at ISEA 2011 in Istanbul (TR)

September: Participating in a professional art & science workshop FIELD_NOTES by Bioart_society_Finland (FI)

April-June: Developing an initial state of another new project "ANNELI" with Niki Passath. We are keeping a blog about its development, which is a part of Digital Hybridity-project. (UK, Derby Uni)

April: Participating in Hackteria.org in Helsinki (FI)

February-March: Solo exhibition at Schauraum Digitale Kunst / MQ, Quartier 21 (AT)

January-February: Artist in residence at MQ (museumsquartier), Vienna (AT)

January: Public lecture at Digitale Kunst-department of Universtität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna (AT)

TEACHING: Visiting Professor at Digitale Kunst-department of Universtität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna (AT)

Visting lecturer at Aalto University / School of Art & Design Helsinki; Textile/Design-department. Course on technology and its use in art & design;in combination with various other materials

2010:

November: Presenting at the 11th Consciousness Reframed Conference; part of the Meta.Morf Biennal Trondheim (NO)

November: Invited lecture about wearable technology + art; Body in Posse at the NTNU (NO) Invitation by Letizia Jaccheri

November: Invited lecture at a NTNU organized seminar; Art, Technology, and Dissemination to Children and Youth (NO)

June-August: Exhibiting Empty Space at Mäntän Kuvataideviikot (FI)

March: Participating in a panel about art&science and education, and as a moderator in Art & Technoscience Conference, Helsinki (FI).

TEACHING:Visiting lecturer at Aalto University, Helsinki (FI)

November 09-January 2010:Invited visiting artist at Digitale Kunst-department of Universtität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna (AT); leading a workshop on hybrid space and wearable technology and related concepts.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Deputy member and reserve Chair of the Finnish BioArt Society.

Jury member in Live2011 Grand Prix, in the OPEN-category

2009:

December: Participating in a panel "Digital Visuality" about Visual Culture in Aalto-University / Media Factory event.

Feature on art&science by Dimitry Bulatov, including Fruit Fly Farm. Iskusstvo/"Art", Number: #4-5 (570), 2009. www.iskusstvo-info.ru

November: Presenting at Re:live Media Art History Conference in Melbourne (AU)

November: Presenting at the 10th Annual Planetary Collegium International Research Conference, Consciousness Reframed: art and consciousness in the post-biological era Experiencing Design, Behaving media (DE)

November: Presenting a keynote at Aalto University Media Factory Researchers Forum/workshop (FI)

November:Open lecture at Digitale Kunst-department of Universtität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna (AT)

July: Exhibiting Heart-Donor and Empty Space in Amsterdam at Netherlands Media Institute Montevideo (NL)

June - July - August: 80+1 Kilpisjärvi / Kilpiscope.net -project on climate change in collaboration with Finnish Bioart Society and Kilpisjärvi Biological Research Station. The project is part of the Ars Electronica Center's 80plus1-project. Organising, producing, realizing. (FI)

May: Exhibiting at Edith-Russ Haus in Oldenburg (DE); Heart-Donor (a piece together with Berger and Mitrunen)

TEACHING:November 09-January 2010:Invited visiting artist at Digitale Kunst-department of Universtität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna (AT); leading a workshop on hybrid space and wearable technology and related concepts.

During the spring 09 at the Univeristy of Art and Design Helsinki (FI) a course on wearable technologies, wearability, technology, thoughts on electronics and on technology and everyday.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Deputy member of the Finnish Bio-art association.

2008:

November: Exhibiting The Head at vivo Arte.Mov festival, Palácio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

November Presenting in the symposium "mixed realities" in Belo Horizonte (Palácio das Artes) and in Sao Paulo (Museum of Image and Sound), Brazil. Arte.Mov

October: Feature, interview and text in portuguese in http://www.artemov.net/

October: The 17th-18th of October at the Trondheim Matchmaking presentation about 'Hybronaut' and hybrid space. Moderating the 2-day conference focusing on art and science, theme 'Hybrids'.

October: Featured in the Columbian online journal Elniuton.com, n:o 8. http://elniuton.com/

August: The Fruit Fly Farm video documentation (2006, 08) screened at Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad branch, Russia 7.-30. August

July: Presenting at Consciousness Reframed, New Realities: Being Syncretic at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, 3rd-5th July.

June: The Fruit Fly Farm video documentation (2006, 08) screened within the framework of the IX MediaForum 2008 -part of the XXX Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow 23.-26.th June

April:Presenting at the Homo Ludens Ludens Conference at Laboral Centro de Arte in Gijon, Spain, 19th-20th April

March: Exhibiting "Prototyping the Hybronaut: BITs, pieces and The Head" as a part of "Prototyping. A Fair for Theory and Art" in Bremen, Germany, 28th-30th March.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Deputy member of the Finnish Bio-art association.

TEACHING: during the fall 08 at the Univeristy of Art and Design Helsinki a basic introduction to wearable technologies, technology, thoughts on electronics and combination of technology and everyday.

during the spring 08 at the Univeristy of Art and Design Helsinki a second course on wearable technologies, wearability, technology, thoughts on electronics and on technology and everyday.

2007:

December: Presentation at Researching the Future: Art and Technoetics, Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato Italy

November: Presentation at Mutamorphosis Conference in Prague. 8th-10th Nov, www.mutamorphosis.org

November: Seven Mile Boots (by Beloff_Berger_Pichlmair) exhibitied in Prague within Enter3 exhibition 7th-27th Nov.

October: Special guest on design & art section of http://www.newitalianblood.com/

September: Head(wearable sculpture) (by Beloff) in Oslo, Norway, part of Urban Interface Exhibition. Curated by Susanne Jaschko, organized by Ateljee Nord. From 14th September until October 7th.http://www.realitydisfunction.org/head/

September: presenting my art works at the seminar The Porous City: Art Claiming the Urban Void, 14th-15th September at Fabrikken, Oslo. http://oslo.urban-interface.net/conference/

June: Heart-Donor (by Beloff & Berger with Mitrunen) is exhibited as part of Mobile Journey exhibition/event June 7th-9th in 52. Venice Biennale, Italy. Curator Lorella Scacco.

May: Talk in Prague, Czech Republic, on Tuesday the 22nd May. Organizer: Ciant - International Centre for Art and New Technologies. Talk will be on Wearables as an Artistic Strategy.

May:Presenting (paper) with Martin Pichlmair on TRATTI at www.mobilemusicworkshop.org in Amsterdam on the May 7th. (Martin presents).

April: Presentation at Reviewing the Future-conference in Montreal, Canada on Sunday 22nd April. Talk will be on Wearables and Art. At University of Quebec. Planetary Collegium Summit.

April: Head(wearable sculpture) (by Beloff) in Berlin, Germany, part of Urban Interface Exhibition. Curated by Susanne Jaschko. 14.4.>> Organized artist talk on sunday 15th April.

March: new work Heart-Donor (by Beloff & Berger with Mitrunen) in Turku, Finland at Ars Nova Aboa Vetus Museum. 31.3.>>

March: Seven Mile Boots (by Beloff_Berger_Pichlmair) at Gijon, Spain at Laboral Art Center. 30.3.>>

February: Presentation / lecture on own artistic practice within Pixelache Events at Korjaamo, Helsinki Finland, on the 9th February, 7pm.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: Member ofthe board of PNEK (Norvegian prodution network for electronic art).

TEACHING fall 07: during the fall 07 at the Univeristy of Art and Design Helsinki a course on wearable technologies, including "wearable technology art" / Visting artist at the Trondheim Kunstakademi, Norway. / Vitsing 2 day workshop on wearable and technologiacl concepts at the Pori department of TaiK.