This exploration of science and art in the world of artificial intelligence, organized by the Finnish Centre for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) and Aalto Digi Platform, was on display in the Dipoli exhibition space from Nov 27th 2019 to Jan 15th 2020. The web site at https://connecting-dots.aalto.fi describes the works in detail and is one of […]
The ongoing pandemic is causing changes in our operations. We are limiting personal contact in line with guidance from the University and our campus facilities will close for the duration of March 18th – May 13th. This will affect production facilities, services on campus and classrooms. Consultation and planning services continue to operate using their […]
Have you seen them? They are growing in numbers all around the world; spaces for making (almost) anything using computer aided design, digital fabrication, electronics and programming. There might be one in your neighborhood, or in your organization. Whether you’re a user or a manager of a makerspace, there’s always so much to learn. What […]
At the Aalto Studios Gallery, a new exhibition from the costume design students at the Department of Film Television and Scenography. Materials as Expressions in Costume Design Material plays a role in the costume design when building up a role for the actor or actress. The materials in a costume have visual and narrative roles […]
The study and research of Costume Design at Aalto University explores the creation, production and function of costume in all areas of the performing arts and in mediated storytelling. As the Department of Film, Television and Scenography (ELO) celebrates it’s 60th birthday, this exhibition in the Väre Main Lobby highlights a collection of works from […]
Aalto Studios is happy to provide a wide range of our facilities for this ambitious, interdisciplinary minor programme arranged by departments at both Aalto University and the University of Arts. The application time for exchange students is 15.9-15.10.2019 so there’s still a few days to act. Find out how at: https://www.aalto.fi/en/news/games-and-virtual-reality-in-performing-arts-gvripa-minor-apply-now For any questions on the […]
Our high end, Hollywood quality motion capture facility at Roihupelto Studios is available to all Aalto University as part of the Aalto Studios resource buffet. Come join us for an open Motion Capture Demo Day, where you get a chance to talk with our experts and find ways to use this Motion Analysis based technology as […]
You’ve heard about using extended reality for collaboration. Meetings, working together over long distances, experiencing shared spaces. But how exactly do you do that? We’re hosting a workshop on Glue, a platform for virtual face-to-face collaborations in custom environments, on a variety of hardware platforms, such as VR, AR, mobile, and desktop. Matti Pouhakka from Fake […]
The Aalto Fablab here at Aalto Studios is a partner in a new project “FABLABs – New Technologies in Adult Education”, joining Fablab peers from Poland, France, Portugal and Iceland. Coordination is handled by Warsztaty Kultury W Lublinie in Poland, the two year effort starting in November 2019 supported by funding from the Erasmus+ programme. […]
ANIMAL CHARMS consists of newly commissioned artworks by Ollie Dook, Jakob Kudsk Steensen and Puck Verkade. The films, each in their own way, deal with themes of evolution, extinction, preservation and new alternatively reconstructed realities where the boundaries between animal and human are blurred as part of the contemporary experience.
Here’s a little thing to lighten up the dark December days on campus! A daily discovery awaits the fastest and firstest person to figure out our daily clue posted on Instagram at 9.00 in the morning. Here’s how to participate We post a clue in our Instagram feed at 9.00. You can follow us at […]
We are looking to hire a communications trainee for Aalto Studios, the new Media Centre at Aalto University, for this autumn. The position is well suited for communications and media students looking for industry placement as part of their studies. The job consists of creating written material and taking photos for use in our day-to-day […]
Where do you find the best picture quality for real time production in Finland? Our Multi-Camera Studio in Roihupelto, that’s where! It’s equipped with four Arri Amira UHD cameras for shooting and recording multi-camera productions in UHD resolution. It comes with a separate control room, enabling live mixing with a Blackmagic Atem 4K mixer and […]
Final preparations, posters printing as our Fablab is participating in the Espoo Mini Maker Faire this weekend 13.-14.10 at Iso Omena in Espoo. From their site: “Espoo Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly festival of science, art and technology. Maker Faires bring together hobbyists, engineers, hackers, artists, students and enthusiasts of all ages. A maker […]
We have a job position open for a person looking to fulfil their non-military service duties, working with our audiovisual equipment and facilities.
Our friends at the Finnish Virtual Reality Association FIVR still have free tickets for their June 20th meetup at Microsoft Flux. If you want to get in on the local VR/AR/MR/XR (etc) scene, this is a great place to start. Talks, snacks, drinks and demos with a headset on. A perfect summer’s day. Learn more […]
The first round of modernizing our entry floor restaurant and event area at Otakaari 7 is nearing completion. Starting Monday June 12th, we’ll start work at the gallery and open workspace lobby area. By end of August, we should be all done. Our main entrance and lobby at Otakaari 7B will be closed from Jun […]
We are happy to announce some considerable upgrades to our high end audiovisual post production facilities here at Aalto Studios. These include an Avid NEXIS® | E2 system, Avid Pro Tools® | S6 mixing consoles and more. From the press release by Avid: “We are very pleased to continue our successful relationship with Aalto Studios,” […]
We are looking to hire a communications trainee for Aalto Studios, the new Media Centre at Aalto University. The position is well suited for communications and media students looking for industry placement as part of their studies.
We’re quietly starting to turn on the lights on our web site, rolling out new content piece by piece. In anticipation of the grand opening of our temporary Otakaari 7 spaces in September, this site will introduce our resources and initiatives in detail before that. When the autumn term at Aalto University kicks off, we’ll […]
Starting Monday April 3rd, our 2017 summer renovation round at Otakaari 7 begins in the ground floor. In the first round, we’ll remove the ceiling paneling from the cafeteria side and start work on a row of offices, converting them to the Web Studio, Virtual Reality Lab and a Meeting Room. By the end of […]
Aalto Takeout, the centralized equipment lending service developed at Aalto Studios originally to manage our own equipment, adds a new member location. We welcome the Harald Herlin Learning Centre, who will be adding iPads and other resources for pickup at the info desk.
Our Academic Director at Aalto Studios, professor Aleksi Bardy wrote an article on Virtual Reality and Aalto Studios for the Aalto University Magazine. “At Aalto University, VR is being explored in numerous settings, and aficionados can be found in nearly everywhere. Researchers and students are keenly exploring, for example, virtual auditory environments, VR instruments, VR […]