Can computers create art? A Creative Technologies event

In 2024, the question of AI’s creative capability is more current than ever with the quick rise of generative AI tools. Could AI surpass humans as artists in the future? What lies at the intersection of technology and artistic expression? What does a creative process between a human and an algorithm look like? Is all …

Call for applications: Aalto University’s creative industry pre-incubator programme is looking for participants

Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator programme aims to help creative industry students, researchers and practitioners on their path towards entrepreneurship. Over the course of 13 weeks, participants in the programme will acquire skills in business idea development and protection, gain networking opportunities, and practice delivering compelling pitches to diverse audiences. The programme seeks applicants from a …

Creative Demo Day – an official Slush side event on 29.11.

We welcome you to the Aalto Digital Creatives and Uniarts Hub pre-incubator programmes’ joint Creative Demo Day on November 29 2023 in the Harald Herlin Learning Center at Aalto University, Espoo! Altogether twelve teams or individuals pitch their business ideas to a live and an online audience – and a jury consisting of creative industry …

Creative Technologies talk: Beyond the Limits of Human Touch

We welcome you to our next Creative Technologies seminar on the 2nd of November 2023. The theme of the next seminar is Beyond the Limits of Human Touch, and talks in this seminar will be given by Francis McGlone, Professor in Neuroscience, University of Liverpool and Yu Xiao, Associate Professor in Mobile Cloud Computing, Aalto University. The host of …

Creative Technologies talk: AI for Games

We welcome you to our next Creative Technologies seminar on the 5th of October 2023. The theme of the next seminar is AI for Games, and talks in this will be given by Sebastian Deterding, Professor at the Imperial College London, and Perttu Hämäläinen, Associate Professor at Aalto University. The host of the event is Christian Guckelsberger, …

Creative Technologies talk: Rethinking reality – where is XR heading?

We welcome you to our next Creative Technologies seminar on the 7th of September 2023. The theme of the next seminar is Rethinking reality – where is XR heading? In this event, talks will be given by Dooley Murphy, XR designer and researcher, and Jussi Mäkinen, Chief Brand Officer of Varjo. Time: Thursday 7.9.2023 | 14.00–16.00 Place: Hybrid Stage, …

Call for applications: Aalto University’s creative industry pre-incubator programme is looking for participants

Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator programme aims to help creative industry students, researchers and practitioners on their path towards entrepreneurship. Over the course of 13 weeks, participants in the programme will acquire skills in business idea development and protection, gain networking opportunities, and practice delivering compelling pitches to diverse audiences. The programme seeks applicants from a …

Creative Technologies talk – Generative AI for Creativity

We welcome you to our next Creative Technologies seminar on the 4th of May 2023. The theme of the next seminar is Generative AI for Creativity. In this event, talks will be given by Aaron Hertzmann, principal scientist at Adobe Inc., and Jaakko Lehtinen, associate professor, Department of Computer Science at Aalto University. Time: Thursday 4.5.2023 | 14.00–16.00 Place:Hybrid Stage, Harald …

Creative Technologies talk – Knowledge, belief, and otherness

We welcome you to our next Creative Technologies seminar. The theme of the next seminar is Knowledge, belief, and otherness. In this event, talks will be given by Laura Beloff, associate professor of visual culture and artistic practices at Aalto University, and artist, researcher Joshua Sofaer. The event will be hosted by Mikko Sams, professor of cognitive neuroscience at …

Art & Tech Open Call ’23 Demo Day

Aalto Studios invites you to the Aalto Digital Creatives Art & Tech Open Call Demo Day where you have the chance to find out more about the Open Call ’23 and experience Aalto Studios’ state-of-the-art facilities.   The Art & Tech Open Call ‘23 partners with the City of Helsinki, Yle, AVEK and Genelec to award the winning projects with …

Art & Tech Open Call ’23

Are you an artist, designer, game developer or creative professional with an innovative project that blends technology and art? We are excited to announce the Aalto Digital Creatives Art & Tech Open Call ’23, which is designed to support cutting-edge projects that harness the capabilities of digitalisation to fuel the creative industries.  The Aalto Digital …

Creative Technologies talk – AI and Creativity

Welcome to our next Creative Technologies seminar. The theme of the next seminar is AI and Creativity. In this event, talks will be given by Otso Lähdeoja, Professor of artistic research at Uniarts Helsinki Research Institute and Peter Dalsgaard, Professor of interaction design at Aarhus University. The event will be hosted by Vesa Välimäki, Professor of audio signal processing …

Art & Tech Gala 2023

Welcome to the Aalto Digital Creatives Art & Tech Gala. In this event, the Art & Tech Open Call winners from 2020-2022 showcase their projects in on-stage presentations and off-stage demos. The annual Art & Tech Open Call offers audiovisual, design, gaming and other cutting-edge projects an opportunity to apply for development funding and a chance to …

Creative Technologies talk – New forms of social interaction

Welcome to the first Creative Technologies seminar of the year! The seminar is themed New Forms of Social Interaction. Professor Giulio Jacucci from the University of Helsinki, will present on the topic of affective VR. The second speaker, Assistant Professor Robin Welsch from Aalto University, will address the question of what makes mixed reality social. Time: Thursday 2.2.2023 …

Aalto Digital Creatives afterwork – Entrepreneurial mindset in the creative industries

Welcome to the entrepreneurial mindset in the creative industries afterwork event. In this event, creative industry experts discuss the characteristics of creative industry entrepreneurship and the often-looming conflict in combining arts and business. The event includes an introduction of the Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator program and the Art & Tech Open Call, which both accept applications …

Creative industry pre-incubator program is calling for applications

The program is looking for individuals or teams with a business idea where creativity meets digital technology. The deadline for applications is on 14.2.2023 and the program runs from March to June.   In March 2022 Aalto University launched the Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator program which aims to help creative industry students, researchers and practitioners on …

Creative Technologies Seminar

We warmly welcome you to the Creative Technologies seminar on December 1st 2022 at 14.00. The event is organised in the Harald Herlin Learning Centre on the Hybrid Stage in Makerspace (K-floor) and online. The seminar series brings together researchers and experts from the fields of computational science, creative technologies, arts and design. In each event …

MAGICS-Aalto Community Event

Welcome to the second MAGICS community event of this semester! The community gathers together people from the fields of media, arts, games, interaction, computing and science. In October 2021, we launched a series of events for the MAGICS-Aalto community. The next event takes place in the Odeion theatre, Maarintie 8, Espoo, on 17 November at 16:00–18:00. The …

MAGICS 2022: Be inspired by research!

We warmly welcome you to the MAGICS 2022: Be inspired by research! event on the 27 October from 14-16. The event is organised in the Harald Herlin Learning Centre on the Hybrid Stage (K-floor) and online. The purpose of this first MAGICS annual review is to highlight prominent examples of work-in-progress using the environmental scanner …

Creative Technologies Seminar

We warmly welcome you to the second Creative Technologies seminar on the 6 October 2022 at 14.00 (EEST, GMT+3). The event is organised in Harald Herlin Learning Centre on the Hybrid Stage in Makerspace (K-floor) and online. The seminar series brings researchers and experts together from the fields of computational science, creative technologies, arts and design. In …

Creative Technologies Seminar

We warmly welcome you to the first Creative Technologies seminar on the 8 September 2022 at 14.00 (EEST, GMT+3). The event is organised in V002 Saastamoisen Säätiö, Ekonominaukio 1, Espoo. The seminar series brings researchers and experts together from the fields of computational science, creative technologies, arts and design. In these events you will have a chance …

Aalto Digital Creatives info session

We welcome you to the Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator program’s info session. Time: Tuesday 30.8.2022 | 11:30–12:30  Place: Aalto Startup Center 1st floor lounge | A Grid, Otakaari 5, Espoo At the info session you have the chance to meet the Aalto Digital Creatives team and find out more about the program’s contents and the …

Introducing Art & Tech Open Call ’22 finalists

This year, the Aalto Digital Creatives Art & Tech Open Call final takes place on stage at the Media Lab Demo Day event on 1.6.2022. The jury has selected nine projects into the final where each team must give a pitch in front of a live audience. The teams have a short window of three …

MAGICS Community Event 21.4.2022

Time: Thursday 21.4.2022 | 16:00–18:00  Place: A Grid | Mordor  In October 2021, we launched a series of events for the MAGICS-Aalto community. The fifth monthly event takes place in the Mordor, A Grid, Otakaari 5, Espoo, on 21 April at 16:00–18:00.  Our purpose is to bring together people from different backgrounds and inspire new …

Event: Art & Tech Open Call Demo Day 8.4.2022

Time: Friday 8.4.2022 | 13:00–15:00  Place: Roihupelto Studios | Laippatie 14, Helsinki  Aalto Studios invites you to the Art & Tech Open Call Demo Day event where you have the chance to find out more about the Art & Tech Open Call 2022 and experience Aalto Studios’ state-of-the-art facilities. The Art & Tech Open Call 2022 …

Aalto Digital Creatives Art & Tech Open Call 2022

Aalto Digital Creatives Art & Tech Open Call 2022 seeks audiovisual, design, gaming and other cutting-edge projects utilizing digitalization to fuel the creative industries. Applications are encouraged from teams who are prepared to produce a prototype or a demo of their idea.  The projects should further the development of the creative industries (media, film, games, design, architecture …