VIII Art of research

at Aalto University


We are happy to announce that the AOR2023 conference will collaborate with two Academic Journals. The conference committee will edit special issues around the “Re-Imagining” theme to both Research in Arts and Education and RUUKKU: Studies in Artistic Research.

We are excited that, similar to the previous AoR20 conference, we will collaborate with the Research in Arts and Education Journal. Full papers presented at the conference will be welcome to submit for the special VIII Art of Research issue. All publications will be double-blind peer-reviewed.

Research in Arts and Education (former Synnyt/Origins: Finnish Studies in Art Educationis an international peer-reviewed journal. The thematic scope of the journal includes but is not limited to, the questions of art & design practice and production, criticism, pedagogy, curriculum and instruction. The journal welcomes all arts disciplines: visual arts, music, dance and other performative arts, their theories, practices and education. Research in Art Education grants open access to all publications and is ranked in the Publication Forum of Finnish academic research. The journal also welcomes submissions from different fields, including among others, anthropology, art history, aesthetics, cultural studies, sociology, psychology and philosophy. The special issue based on AOR2020 conference papers can be found here:

The second possibility for publishing AoR2023-related submissions is RUUKKU: Studies in Artistic Research.

The Call for Submissions for the Special Issue ‘Re-Imagining’ in RUUKKU is now open! The submission deadline is the 10th of June 2024. You can find the full Call for Contributions HERE.

RUUKKU is a multidisciplinary, multilingual, peer-reviewed journal on artistic research. It is based on the Research Catalogue (RC), an international artistic research platform and database that enables multimedia publication. The primary languages of the publication are Finnish, Swedish and English. The journal is ranked in the publication forum of Finnish academic research. All the authors of accepted full papers and explorative presentations will be invited to develop their ideas further and submit their proposals to RUUKKU. The issue edited based on AOR2020 conference can be found here:

If you have any questions concerning the conference proceedings and post-conference publication, please contact