Program // Salon with Tuomas A. Laitinen and Dr. Deboleena Roy

Thursday, November 11


Join us at the Consulate General of Finland in New York for an evening of conversation about art, molecular feminisms, and octopus intelligence. The salon is organized in conjunction with Laitinen’s solo exhibition The Boneless One, currently on view at Yeh Art Gallery, St. John’s University.


Consulate General of Finland, New York
605 3rd Avenue, 35th Floor
New York, NY

Tuomas A. Laitinen is an artist who works with video, sound, glass, chemical and microbial processes, and algorithms to explore the entanglements of multispecies coexistence. His exhibition The Boneless One is currently on view at the Yeh Art Gallery, St. John's University in New York.

Deboleena Roy is the author of Molecular Feminisms: Biology, Becomings, and Life in the Lab (Washington University Press, 2018). She is Professor of Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University, and the Senior Associate Dean of Faculty for Emory College of Arts and Sciences.

Image: Tuomas A. Laitinen, still from Haemocyanin, 2019, 8 min, UHD, stereo sound. Courtesy the artist and Helsinki Contemporary.