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AMPI Listening Session: “Alternative Structures and Educational Models”

Academy of Moving People and Images (AMPI) organized a listening session with guests Maryan Abdulkarim (AMPI lecture) and Ahmet Öğüt (Member of AMPI advisory board), Parahosted by Publics on Wednesday, June 30th at 5–7 pm. This event will be accessible via Zoom for everyone with registration, email to: eliisa.suvanto@publics.fi for the link.

This event looks at ‘Alternative Structures and Educational Models’ where Maryan Abdulkarim talks about pain and trauma as entertainment and what they teach us, and Ahmet Öğüt ‘The Silent University / Towards a Transversal Pedagogy’ as a case study.

Maryan Abdulkarim is Helsinki based writer and artist. Abdulkarim engages with and around themes regarding freedom. Abdulkarim is an AMPI lecturer for 2021-2022.

Ahmet Öğüt lives and works in Amsterdam and Istanbul. Following Diyarbakir Fine Art high school, he completed his BA from the Fine Arts Faculty at Hacettepe University, Ankara, MA from Art and Design Faculty at Yıldız Teknik University, Istanbul. He works across different media and has exhibited widely, more recently with solo presentations.

This event is part of the Open Up cultural project and Parahosting Laboratory including listening and reading sessions and talks with cultural workers and independent non-profit initiatives. Open Up is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme.