NUORTI! Arctic Knowledge Exchanges & Citizen Sensing Systems

Field-exchanges in open networked platforms

1. January 2015 January - 14. November 2016
Finland, Norway, Slovenia & Latvia

NUORTI! Arctic Knowledge Exchanges is a continuation of the series of engagements in the Arctic and subarctic in collaboration between Projekt Atol and Arctic Perspective Initiative. Together they have been working in these regions since 2007 with the aim to empower and learn from the North and Arctic peoples through the deployment of open source technologies and applied education and training.

API Open Space Conference, bringing Northern leaders, artists, hunters, and academics together. Held at the Phoenix Halle, Dortmund, Germany.



Through working with local and traditional cultural communities from the Circumpolar regions have created a premise that the experience of cultural resilience and environmental adaptation of the Arctic Peoples is crucial for future adaptation knowledge for the rest of the world, inclusive Europe.


By creating access to these technologies while promoting an open, shared network of communications and data, without a costly overhead, it allows for further sustainable and continued development of culture, traditional knowledge, science, technology, and education opportunities for peoples of the North and of the Global South at the same time.

As part of Changing Weathers, NUORTI! happens as a series of field-exchanges in the European arctic in collaboration with the local indigenous communities, the nomadic and semi-nomadic Sami, in Norway and Finland and the Kola Peninsula in Russia. With the activities, the project aims in establishment of environmental citizen sensing networks in the Arctic operated for and by the local communities.

Read more on the NUORTI! Seven Sense on the Land work week, Septmeber 2015 >

Parallel to Nuorti! Arctic Knowledge Exchanges, API and Projekt Atol continue developing their Citizen Sensing Systems for recording and dissemination of local and traditional knowledge and storytelling using open digital networked platforms also in collaboration with Ljudmila and PIFcamp.


Read more on Projekt Atol >

Read more on Arctic Perspective Initiative >


API's publications include:

Arctic Perspective Cashier No. 1 ARCHITECTURE










Arctic Perspective Cashier No. 2 ARCTIC GEOPOLITICS & AUTONOMY























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