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Collaborative Art at University of Sao Paulo (USP)

Juho Hellsten from Aalto University ran a series of collaborative art workshops, some of which started already on the cruise.  Here is the latest result 🙂  

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Claudio Portugal – Against destructive mutidiciplinarity and the colonisation of design

This lively, engaging and passionate lecturer talked about a controversial subject in FAU USP on the first day of our AoW Final Exhibition: The porbelms of multidiciplinarity in the field of design. The message was, that multidisiplinarity is good if it brings new ideas to a field, but when outsiders present themselves as experts in a […]

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TEK-SEFE-Ornamo workshop on board Vision of the Seas

During the cruise, a diverse team of 18 students from all schools of Aalto University gathered together to discuss and develop the future of labour/professional organizations in two three-hour workshops. Under scrutiny were TEK, SEFE and Ornamo – one for each school of Aalto. First, we examined the workshop group’s current perceptions of these organizations […]

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Aalto in Sao Paulo!

We arrived in Sao Paulo on Monday evening.  Some of us had visited Penedo, a small Finnish colony on the way, and some of us visited a nuclear power plant at Angra.  Yesterday was Independence Day, so we were invited by the Finnish embassy in Brazil to celebrate.  Right now, the AoW Exhibition is going […]

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Passenger ship architecture course

The course Passenger ship architecture (2 ECTS) was held during the cruising part of AoW. The course is the first part of the Cruise & Ferry Experience module provided by Aalto University School of Engineering. The course was lectured by M.A. Markus Ahola and contained five lectures covering themes of what is a cruise ship, […]

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Collective Painting workshop pt 3

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Thoughts from the Design Factory 2D Workshop

Peter’s log, day 7 Here we are in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, having a workshop with around twenty people, the topic is creative thinking. The leisurely surroundings offer great opportunity for relaxing, but the absence of normal work and routines leaves us plenty of time to have workshops. Some even successfully mix business […]

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IDBM on the go: crew environment

IDBM on the go: crew environment We are three IDBM students cruising with Aalto on Waves and working on a very interesting project together with Royal Caribbean Cruises – the public spaces for the crew on board of our cruise ship.             It is part of the course “Special Project […]

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IDBM on the go: Aalto on Waves!

The second big event of IDBM on the go is approaching: Aalto on Waves! Three students from IDBM have been taking core roles in organising this truly different learning environment: Adalgisa Santos from Aalto School of Arts & Design leading the program team, Nargis Guseynova from the Aalto Schools of Technology as member of the […]

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Life Drawing, session I and II

Task: Three hours of intensive drawing. Draw portraits of each other, while learning about the basics of life drawing and different techniques.

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