UPDATES June 2022 whilst reworking this site

Essay in peer-reviewed journal Research in Arts and Education. Written with respiratory philosopher Petri Berndtson.

Retinal Hum performance at Emergence, Microbes, Governing Bodies Mini Festival, SOLU, 
Helsinki, 1-5 June  

Blog entry Maagisia marjoja by Helena Sederholm on Bartaku_Art_Research and F. Campagna´s reality thinking.

Talk & Retinal Hum performance at the Airy Encounters: Respiratory Philosophy and Sound Arts Symposium, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki 6-8  June, 2022.


Doctoral Seminar of the Department of Art, Aalto University, spring 2022.

– Workshop Microbial colours: aesthetic-, solar electric and political energies. Central-St. Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts, London. May 2022. In collaboration with New Energies Research Group, Aalto University.

Workshop participant: m/other becomings, cultivate intergenerational and multispecies methodologies, make space for the investigation of domestic resistance practices, and probe technologies of reproduction, resilience, and recuperation. By Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology (DK), The Association for Arts and Mental Health (DK), Kultivator (SE)Art Lab Gnesta (SE), and Bioart Society (FI).

Residency at wpZimmer (Antwerp, BE) on microbial life in cooling towers in the context of the Institute for Relocating Biodiversity.

Podcast Painting Energies: conversations on (solar) energy, light, color, perception and art_science. Hosted by Janne Halme (New Energy research, Aalto University) and Bartaku with guests from science, arts, humanities.

Talk and exhibition

with Janne Halme at X-Festival, University of Hasselt, 19 – 29 October 2021. The exhibition shows a.o. the photoprints that are part of Towardless, a work that was featured at the Helsinki Design Week.

Monograph Baroa belaobara: berryapple released in summer 2021. The online free PDF you find at the bottom of this page. The print version – limited edition (30 copies left) – can be purchased via Aalto bookshop and bookdepository.com

The temporary PhotoElectric Digestopians are featured in the Routledge book A History of Solar Power Art and Design, by Alex Nathanson.

For a mere list of work in/with public: see the overview here.