Ptarmigan operated in Tallinn from 2011-2014. This website exists as an archive of its activities during this time. We no longer maintain any presence in Tallinn, but some people involved with Ptarmigan are now operating Temporary in Helsinki.
Ptarmigan is the official partner of Pixelache Helsinki and will be co-organising the Tallinn side of the festival. In Estonia. This year Pixelache is organised as a dual-city festival (16-19.5.2013) in Helsinki-Tallinn around the overarching theme of ‘Facing North – Facing South'., 'Camp Pixelache’will occur on 17-19 May 2013.
Camp Pixelache is an unconference that will occur on Naissaar (formerly Nargen, Nargö), an island located near Tallinn, 10 km away from the Estonian coast. Camp Pixelache is an unconference; except for the keynote lecture planned in advance, the agenda will be created by the attendees at the beginning of the event. Anyone who wants to initiate a discussion on a given topic can claim a time and a space. Our curated themes for the Festival are emerging as Creative Development (North-South, Tallinn-Helsinki & other relations), Virtuality, Resonance, Anti-disciplinarity, Waste, Techno-ecologies, and Control. Feel free to be inspired by these or to introduce other topics into the Camp!
Pixelache will be able to offer some support to cover boat and road trips from: Sweden, Northern/Central Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus & North-West Russia. If you are interested, please contact office [-at-] pixelache.ac
More information about the festival can be found on the Pixelache website. If you would like to participate in Camp Pixelache 2013, plesae contact Ptarmigan.