Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Art&Media International Week attracted 70 guests

Tampere Art Factory International Week 2012 attracted a record of 70 international visitors: 30 academic and other staff members from 22 institutes of higher education, 25 students from three universities and five staff members of three enterprises. The International Week featured nine workshops lead by our guests, four seminars and one show of our student works & International Week workshop results, six exhibitions, one networking sauna event, visits to Demola and (Angry Bird) Rovio, one reception and one evening party, countless project and partnership meetings.
Group photo in front of Marttilan pirtti. Noora Järventaus from
TAMK International Services 
hosted the Networking Sauna evening

The guests came from Austria, Belgium, Canada, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, South Korea, Spain and the UK. In addition many of our international degree and exchange students participated in the events, so over all 30+ countries were represented.
Workshops were a vital part of the week

The International week was quite well documented, here you have links to blog posts showing a rich collection of photographs from the International Week events:
On the seminars teachers and professionals exchanged fresh ideas.
Yuwei Lin (University of Salford) on right presenting

Also our guests reported frequently on blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other social media. Here links to posts about International Week on Yuwei Lin's (Salford University) blog:
The hosts, our degree programmes in Film&Television, Fine Arts and Media want to thank all international guests, who really made the International Week happen. Special thanks goes to the week coordinator Sohvi Sirkesalo and project assistant Emilija Vasiljeva, who organised everything.

International Week page at TAF home
On Facebook

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