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Welcome to RE:SOUND, the 8th International Conference on the Histories of Media Arts 2019 - Aalborg, Denmark. RE:SOUND is part of the Media Arts Histories conference series, bringing together leading researchers, artists, and scientists on a series of interdisciplinary topics for over 14 years.

The RE:SOUND conference will take a specific interest on the theories, practices, histories, etc., of art and technology which are focusing on, concerned with, reflecting on, including, mobilising and/or working with sound as a main component or an integral part. RE:SOUND will host four days with 10 tracks of paper sessions, panels, workshops, practice-based interventions, exhibitions, performances, poster sessions, a PhD workshop and keynotes.
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Heidi Tikka

Aalto University
Heidi Tikka is an artist-researcher based in Helsinki. Her artistic production ranges from experimental cinema and media archaeology to participatory projects and interactive installations. Most recently she has inquired into different configurations of touch with the means of cinematic databases, biosensors and large touch screen interfaces, for instance in “Herbarium”(2016), a media artwork for a large touch screen interface, commissioned by Espoo Library and situated at the Iso Omena Service Center. Her films and installations have been shown in ISEA and Transmediale, as well as in Finnish Museum of Photography, Kiasma, Helsinki and Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku.  Her most well-known installation ‘Mother, Child’ toured in US, Canada and Europe between 2000-2005. She is the recipient of the first national AVEK Media Art Award (2004). Her other activities include writing and curating, She is the other curator for ‘Network Effects’, international media art exhibition at Oodi, Helsinki organized by m-cult in 2019. In the past she has worked as a production consultant for AVEK (2008-2012), a nonprofit organization for funding new media art in Finland, and in different teaching positions in Media Lab (former Department of Media, 2001-2007). She is part of the editorial board at Digital Creativity.