Raisa Foster

Ph.D. artist / reseacher / educator
Multi-diciplinary

Artist

I am working as an independent artist at various forms of art, such as performance art, movement-based theatre and video art.

Art-based

Reseacher

I am working as an independent scholar researching topics of body and identity from the phenomenological and ecofeminist point of views.

Experienced

Educator

I am teaching my own artistic and pedagogical methods as a visiting lecturer in the fields of arts and education.

I completed my PhD (art-based research) in 2012 at the University of Tampere (School of Education). I also hold a graduate diploma in dance animateuring from the University of Melbourne (School of Dance, VCA) and MA in visual culture from Aalto University (School of Art and Design).

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touko
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6:30 pm Sounds of Grey -elokuva @ Art House Niagara
Sounds of Grey -elokuva @ Art House Niagara
touko 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sounds of Grey -elokuva @ Art House Niagara
A man thrown into the world.   Duration 7 min 25 sec Premier 27.2.2016 Arthouse Cinema Niagara   performance: Olavi Karvonen camera: Mika Peltomaa music: Ari Karema directed and edited by Raisa Foster Based onread more
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Koko päivä Lupina – video @ Dark Days, White Nights Curated exhibition of InSEA 2018, beta SPACE
Lupina – video @ Dark Days, White Nights Curated exhibition of InSEA 2018, beta SPACE
kesä 18 – kesä 21 Koko päivä
Lupina - video @ Dark Days, White Nights Curated exhibition of InSEA 2018, beta SPACE
beta SPACE Otakaari 1 X, Espoo Opening hours: 18.6.-21.6.2018 Mon 19.00-21.00 Tue-Wed 08.00-15.30 Thu 08.00-15.00 Vernissage on Monday 18.6.2018 19.00-21.00! Welcome! Dark Days, White Nights is the InSEA Conference Exhibition, which opens a platform forread more
Koko päivä Silent Walk — An Eco-Critical Ar... @ Aalto University
Silent Walk — An Eco-Critical Ar... @ Aalto University
kesä 18 – kesä 21 Koko päivä
Silent Walk — An Eco-Critical Artistic Approach @ Aalto University
A research paper by Raisa Foster Silent Walk — An Eco-Critical Artistic Approach In contemporary art, it is long understood that to challenge the modernist universal Truths, art has to go beyond rational and object-basedread more
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Koko päivä Lupina – video @ Havis Amanda, tram stop
Lupina – video @ Havis Amanda, tram stop
heinä 30 – elo 1 Koko päivä
Lupina - video @ Havis Amanda, tram stop
Lupina is a video art piece played in a loop at the Havis Amanda, tram stop, Kauppatori, Helsinki from July 30, 6am to August 1. There are no ads displayed on the digital screens duringread more
Everyday Meditations (2014)
Everyday Meditations (2014)
Video installation Read more
Ketjureaktio (2012)
Ketjureaktio (2012)
Poetic, physical and visual performance Read more
Monopeli (2010)
Monopeli (2010)
performance combining physical theatre and visual art Read more
Rikka (2014)
Rikka (2014)
A site-specific performance combining movement and sound art Read more
Made in Between (2013)
Made in Between (2013)
Performance art Read more
Enginn hittir einhvern (2016)
Enginn hittir einhvern (2016)
the choreographer of a theatre production in Iceland Read more
Katiska (2008)
Katiska (2008)
Multi-diciplinary performance for six young men Read more
Fundamental elements I (Breath & Gravity) (2016)
Fundamental elements I (Breath & Gravity) (2016)
video installation Read more
Tacit Gaze (in-progress)
Tacit Gaze (in-progress)
video installation with Arna Valsdottir Read more
Art-Eco Project

Check out my art-based research project about empathetic-ecological humanity.

Tanssi-innostaminen®

Learn more about my artistic-pedagogical method.

YouTube Channel

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Academia.edu

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