Welcome to Lux Symposium 2024!

We are thrilled to extend a warm invitation to you for the upcoming Lux Helsinki Symposium on January 4, 2024 12.00–16.00 at the Helsinki Central library Oodi, Maijansali hall.

Lux Symposium is a gathering of light art enthusiasts and professionals and it is free of charge and open to public. Spaces are limited, so we encourage you to register soon via the RSVP link below. The Symposium is held in English.


12:00–12:05 Juha Rouhikoski, Artistic Director of Lux Helsinki, host – Opening words
12:05–12:10 Stuba Nikula, Managing Director of Events Helsinki
12:10–12:20 Mari Männistö, Cultural Director, City of Helsinki
12:20–12:50 Tomi Humalisto, Professor of Lighting Design, University of the Arts Helsinki – Lighting design studies as light art incubator
12:50–13:10 Mia Kivinen & Anna Björklund, FLASH Curators – Gatecrashers: light art in the institutionalized art world
13:10–13:40 Andrea Möller, Director of Media Art Friesland, Curator of the LUNA Nights – Building with Communities
13:40–14:15 Coffee break

14:15–14:45 Bettina Pelz, Curator – Ars Photonica – Light and Light-based Media in Contemporary Art
14:45–15:15 László Bordos, Artist – LAM-LAM
15:15–15:45 Vappu Rossi, Visual Artist & Drawing Master, University of Helsinki Art Room – Focus on Shadow
15:45–16:00 Juha Rouhikoski – Closing words

(changes in the program may be possible)

Image: Julius Konttinen / Lux Helsinki 2023