Photos by Taru Elfving

Algae for Design-led Transition


CAA and Archipelago Research Institute co-hosted an interdisciplinary field course in Seili for design MA students from Finland, Estonia and Iceland.

The course was led by professor Julia Lohmann and researcher Anna-Marie van der Lei from Aalto University in collaboration with researcher Katja Mäkinen and professor Ilppo Vuorinen (Archipelago Research Institute) and curator Taru Elfving (CAA), with contributions by guests, professor Fredrik Gröndahl (KTH Stockholm), researcher Jaanika Blomster (University of Helsinki), Elin Margot (Iceland University of the Arts), and Kärt Ojavee (Estonian Academy of Arts).

The field course was organised as part of the project Algae for Design-led Transition towards Blue Bio-economy, supported by Nordplus Horizontal Funding.