We promote convergence of diverse knowledge systems such as Arts, Science, Local and Indigenous Knowledge (ArtSLInK). It encompasses synchronous, equitable, co-productive engagement across the social and natural sciences, the arts and place-based local and Indigenous knowledge systems, each with their distinct modes of exploration and expression.
Measuring Urban Sustainability in Transition (MUST): Co-Designing Future Arctic Cities in the Anthropocene, 2021–2026
Building Socio-Ecological Resilience through Urban Green, Blue and White Space (SERUS), 2020–2023
Informal Roads: Impact of Local Transport Routes on Remote Arctic Communities (seminar-discussion), Ust-Kut, Russia, 9 August 2021
Domesticating Landscapes: Re-considering Settlers Perspectives on the Arctic Cities through ArtScience Collaboration (digital multimedia presentation), International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X), Arkhangelsk, Russia
15-20 June 2021
Аrt and Geography Confluences: Perspectives on Collaboration and Future Imaginaries (panel discussion), Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers (AAG), Seattle, USA
7-11 April 2021
Converging Science, Art, and Indigenous Knowledge Systems for Understanding Change and Sustainability in the Arctic (virtual workshop), Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW), Lisbon, Portugal
19-26 March 2021
Max Sher presents the series of photographs “SOUTH OF NO NORTH” taken during the MUST 2022 Expedition
The MUST project team visited Luleå (Sweden) in May/June 2022 in order to investigate how this northern city works to become more sustainable.
A photo exposition Martian taiga by Stanislav Podusenko was exhibited during the Arctic Science Summit Week (March 28, 2022, Tromso, Norway)
Expedition within the framework of the project Informal Roads: The Impact of Unofficial Transportation Routes on Remote Arctic Communities (2019–2022)
On August 2-19, 2021, the V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS’s team of the project “Informal Roads: The Impact of Unofficial Transportation Routes on Remote Arctic Communities” accomplished its second expedition to the north of Baikal region under leadership of Dr. Vera Kuklina. Participants include Research fellows from V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS Irina Bilichenko, Dmitrii Kobylkin, Natalia Krasnoshtanova, and Stanislav Podusenko (photographer and a visual artist).