The Visual Communication Design programme at Aalto University (VCD) is an international learn- ing community committed to investigating new modes of action within visual communication. This archive was established in 2020 as a means to document and share the activity and work of the programme.

PUBLIC TALKS: Questions of Education and Research Within Visual Communication in the North


Wednesday June 5th, 14:30-17:30

Design Factory Stage, Betonimiehenkuja 5
Free entrance


This event is part of a networking symposium for representatives of study programmes in graphic design and visual communication within Nordic-Baltic institutions. The symposium is built around open questions, and in this afternoon session, those educators introduce their own urgent questions. The event is open for anyone interested. Feel free to spend the whole afternoon listening in, or to just drop by. If you want you can leave your own question to be examined by the symposium later on.


10 min talks from 13 invited Institutions:
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Art Academy of Latvia
Beckmans College of Design
Design School Kolding
Estonian Academy of Arts
Iceland University of the Arts
Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
KHIO — Oslo National Academy of the Arts
KMD — University of Bergen
Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design
Lahti University of Applied Sciences
University of Lapland
Vilnius Academy of Arts

Organized by Aalto VCD, Visual Communication Design Programme at Aalto University, with support from Cirrus, Nordic-Baltic Network of Art and Design Education.