Wednesday 29.2 at 6pm: ‘Pharmaceuticals for the 21st Century, Satirical medical advertising as a tool for political dialogue’ by Lisa Erdman

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to ‘Pharmaceuticals for the 21st Century, Satirical medical advertising as a tool for political dialogue´ by Lisa Erdman on Wednesday 29.2 at 6pm. Lisa Erdman will present an overview of her current artistic research, which explores ways of creating innovative spaces for political dialogue. The research straddles the areas of art, advertising, politics and pharmaceuticals. Lisa will present her final thesis project at a public site in Helsinki this May. For more information see Send inquiries to: Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fiEntrance is free and green tea will be offered. A donation of €2 (or more!) to fund the is suggested and would be most welcome. Lisa Erdman Lisa Erdman is an artist and doctoral candidate at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Helsinki. Using corporate parody and satirical humour, her multimedia work explores the politics of gender, race, and cultural identity. She is interested in examining the internal and external mechanisms that shape our personal identities and sense of cultural reality. Erdman’s work borrows from surrealism, political satire, science fiction, and absurdist performance strategies reminiscent of the Fluxus and Dadaist traditions. Lisa Erdman’s academic degrees include a Bachelor of Science in Dance and Interarts & Technology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Master of Fine Arts in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.