Utilizing local reindeer bone waste from Lapland in ceramics

Utilizing local reindeer bone waste from Lapland in ceramics

The number of reindeers in northern Finland reaches over 200,000 each year, which is even greater than the population of people in the region. While the meat, leather, fur and antlers of these animals are consumed, most of the reindeer bone remain as waste material and a by-product of the industry. Taking the concerns about sustainability into account, recycling of such waste material can create new possibilities and collaborations in the...

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Interactive Clay Pit Workshop Organised at Aalto ARTS

Interactive Clay Pit Workshop Organised at Aalto ARTS

On Tuesday February 13th 2018 the interactive Clay Pit workshop was organised for the first time at Aalto University. Empirica member Priska Falin has been developing the workshop together with community and engagement programme manager Dena Bagi from British Ceramics Biennial (BCB). Dena Bagi (third from the right) and Priska Falin (third from the left) discussing the workshop experience with the participants. (c) Minerva Juolahti Creating a...

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Brick Workshop in Egernsund

Brick Workshop in Egernsund

Doctoral Candidate Priska Falin participated in the Brick Workshop organized by the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel.

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Empirica’s strategy workshop in Suomenlinna 18.6.2012

Empirica’s strategy workshop in Suomenlinna 18.6.2012

On the ferry to Suomenlinna with the visiting strategic adviser, Jouni Kahila. Heading towards Pia’s studio The day was beautiful and the old fortress at its best The workshop was started by enjoying coffee & cream cake Jouni gave an introduction to strategy and we got fascinated especially in strategy as a story We discussed our values based on the pre-assignment Everyone had selected three words and objects to represent their...

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EMPIRICA workshop at Uuunisaari

EMPIRICA workshop at Uuunisaari

Unisaari workshop took place on 7.9.2011 and included all EMPIRICA TEAM + our special guest, Jack Whalen. Combining the works Maarit’s castle Pia and Sandra starting to work with the task. View to our working space. Pia painting her artefacts Haian, Marjukka and Jari-Pekka work

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