[Bridges] Bridges Finland 2016 is coming!

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Sat Jun 4 17:32:14 EDT 2016

BRIDGES FINLAND 2016: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Education, Culture
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
August 9–13, 2016 (Tuesday–Saturday)
Music Night & Excursion Day on August 13

Bridges Finland 2016 will feature talks and artworks presenting the latest ideas in mathematics and the arts from experts around the world. The conference includes hands-on workshops, a visual art exhibition, a short movie festival, a music night, a mathematical poetry afternoon, a mathematical theater event, A public day and an excursion.

Our list of distinguished keynote speakers and panel presenters includes Corey Cerovsek, Judy Holdener, Raine Koskimaa, Kaisa Miettinen, Kirsi Peltonen, Henry Segerman and Paavali Jumppanen. More information on our speakers can be found on this site:


This year’s music night offers us something really special: the musical duo of mathematician and violin virtuoso Corey Cerovsek together with his Finnish collaborator, the pianist Paavali Jumppanen. Their concert will take place at a beautiful location, as part of the Bridges 2016 Excursion Program:


This year’s art exhibition sets a new record, with more than 160 participating artists. In addition to Bridges’ traditional art exhibit, there will be several other exhibits offered, including a joint exhibit by István Orosz and Lajos Szilassi’s, a solo exhibit by Rinus Roelofs, and an interactive math-art education exhibition and 4Dframe workshop, called Tangram. More information on all of these at:


Our partner events include MAXIMAL I MINIMAL (the 8th International Alvar Aalto Design Seminar), as well as Antal Kelle’s Exhibition “Private Abstraction” and its accompanying programs in Helsinki:


The Bridges 2016 poetry anthology is available for pre-order at registration time. When you register for the conference at http://www.mathartfun.com/Bridges.html, you can purchase the anthology for $20 and pick it up at in Finland. For more information, and the table of contents, see:


If you would like to strut and fret your hour upon the stage, there is still some time to sign up for HYPATIA’S CIRCLE, this year’s Theater Event, organized by the play’s author, Tom Petsinis:


Submissions are still being accepted for the Bridges 2016 public day. The deadline for new program proposals is June 15. More information at:


Also, please do not forget to spread the news of our call for art by children and youth:


Finally, we encourage you to promote the conference by printing and posting our 2016 promotional flyer:


We look forward to seeing you at the University of Jyväskylä this coming August!

The Bridges Organization
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