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Blekinge Institute of Technology- BTH

Sweden

At Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) education and research are of a very high international standard and learning is the focal point for student, teacher and researcher alike. BTH is the most distinctly profiled higher education institution in Sweden, with a clear focus on applied IT and innovation for sustainable growth.

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Partners role within project Art Line:

Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) will organise storytelling activities and develop methods of citizens┬┤ participation by using narrative theories and methods. The aim is as well to share knowledge between stakeholders from academia, art and the civic society. BTH will collect stories from sea-travelers and have these published on the website. Some stories will be collected on the Stena Line ferry.
In collaboration with Laznia, workshops will be arranged and an exhibition built in cooperation with the Lead Benificary (Blekinge County Museum). On the Digital Art Platform BTH will host seminars & workshops in digital media. Participants will work with artists, theorists in the South Baltic- and international areas, to focus on innovation and artistic critical practice within new media. Students and public take part in 2 projects. BTH will arrange a digital public event on interactivity and digital performance for South Baltic participation and global screening. One presentation will be held on the Stena Line ferry. BTH will be part of organising the workshops in Kaliningrad and Nida Art Colony.

pirjo.elovaara@bth.se

Senior lecturer, head of department for Culture and Communication.

lat@bth.se

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Blekinge Institute of Technology, department of Culture and Communication.

talan.memmott@bth.se

Lecturer at Blekinge Institute of Technology, department of Culture and Communication; artist.