The experiential in artistic practice and research: methods, knowledges and reflective processes

The experiential in artistic practice and research: methods, knowledges and reflective processes

Call for papers

We invite artists and researchers to take part in our study circle that investigates The experiential in artistic practice: methods, knowledges and reflective processes. We welcome participants from all geographical, artistic, cultural and academic contexts and backgrounds, both outside and within universities and other institutions.

Theme of the symposium:

This symposium will focus on investigating reflection as a tool for artistic research. We are looking for proposals for workshops, interventions, presentations, performances and experiments that engage and depart from ideas and concepts related to reflection as a knowledge creating process, a tool for understanding the practice and a space in which new connections can be made.


Symposium dates 29th July – 5th August 2024.
Submission of proposals by 30th April 2024. Applicants will be notified by 7th May.


Løgumkloster Højskole, Brorsonsvej 2, 6240 Løgumkloster, Denmark


Participants will arrange their own transport to and from the symposium location. For low-income, travelling and other forms of bursaries please send your application to: 


Submissions must be related to the theme of the symposium. They can be of any genre, any mix of genres, disciplines and media.

Please send ONE PDF document no longer than ONE page, containing:

  • Your name
  • Title of your presentation
  • Abstract (500 w max)
  • Bio (200 w max), including country of residence

Please send your submission via email to or


Heidi Seppälä
Coordinator Study Circle 7

Heidi Seppälä is a dancer, choreographer, dance researcher and pedagogue. 

Born in Finland in 1987 but since lived in 10 countries around the world, Heidi’s artistic work is rooted in multiculturalism and explores the complexities of freedom and imprisonment in both mental as well as societal level. 

Heidi holds a BA in dance pedagogue (Tartu University 2009), BA Dance Theatre (London 2012) and MA in dance anthropology (2019). She is currently a student of Uni-arts Helsinki’s pedagogical studies for teachers in the arts, and runs a new international initiative for de-colonising the art of dance.

Marina Velez Vago
Coordinator Study Circle 7

Dr Marina Velez Vago is a multidisciplinary artist and researcher based in Cambridge. UK. She was born in Argentina, lived in Spain, The Netherlands and the UK and travelled extensively. 

Marina is the founder and organiser of Cambridge Sustainability Residency  and the founder and curator of Sustainability Art Prize at Cambridge School of Art. 

Marina has co-edited two books about art and sustainability, MILK. and ROAR. She is a member of the Dalvazza Group at the Swiss Artistic Research Network and a member of the British Art Network. 

Marina holds a BA, a Masters and a Ph. D.  in Fine Arts and she lectures at Norwich University of the Arts and the University of Cambridge. Her doctoral research title is ‘Exploring value, meaning and worth through five art projects in rural Spain’.

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