Author Archives: Lily Diaz

Finnish Pavilion movie screened at 32nd edition of FIFA

The Pavilion of Finland at the 1900 World Fair in Paris movie was screened at the 32nd edition of the International Festival of Films on Art (Festival International du Film sur l’Art) held in Montreal, Canada. The event was held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Center for Canadian Architecture.

Finnish Pavilion at Akseli Gallen Kallela Museum

The Finnish Pavilion at the 1900 World Fair in Paris interactive virtual reality installation is on exhibition in the new exhibition, Akseli’s Treasures, at the Akseli Gallen Kallela Museum. The exhibition is about adventure and activities, or looking at art and the era of Akseli Gallen-Kallela from a child’s perspective. It runs from Sept. 21, […]

1900 Finnish Pavilion film at Musée d’Orsay in Paris

The project recently completed a short documentary that combines historical materials with computer-generated imagery to contextualize and offer a view of the 1900 Finnish Pavilion. The film is currently being shown as part of the Akseli Gallen Kallela, A Passion for Finland exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. The exhibition opened on February 6 […]

Video of Pavilion project

Ferhat Sen, Tommi Horttana, Svetlana Maras and Lily Díaz made a video to showcase the project. You can download the video here:

Project featured in PIXEL FST5

The Pavilion of Finland at the 1900 World Fair in Paris was showcased in the TV program PIXEL on 23 March. The program featured an interview with Dr. Derek Fewster, from the Department of History at the University of Helsinki.

Lecture about Finnish Pavilion at Swedish Historical Society

The Swedish Historical Society cordially invites you to its first evening event this year on Monday, February 28 at 18:15. The place is The Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki (Unioninkatu 38, Building A, room A205). The lecture is in Swedish. Finlandspaviljongen i Paris 1900 återuppstår [The Resurrection of the […]

Lecture series on Digital Heritage, Spring 2011

1. Digital Cultural Heritage and User Interface Design – Historical Perspective, 4 February.  (Aalto University, Lily Díaz) Room 4319, 4th floor lecture room at Media Lab. 2. The Finnish Pavilion at the 1900 World Fair in Paris, 11 February. (University of Helsinki, Derek Fewster) Room 6088. 3. The Vrouw Maria Project, 18 February. (National Board […]


We already had our first meeting to discuss the new updates on the Pavilion. We have decided that among the next things to be done is the adding of the paintings in the walls of the hall. We are also discussing whether the animal vitrine should be completed next. Tapio Matilainen and Toni Ehström are […]

Finnish Pavilion project receives funding from Media Factory

Last semester our project received a grant from Media Factory that will enable us to continue working on the development of the virtual reality installation of the Pavilion. With these funds we have so far been able to give a course about Unity software. This is the new program that will be used for rendering […]

Finnish Pavilion visits Lu.Be.C. 2010

The interactive virtual reality installation of the Finnish Pavilion at the 1900 World Fair in Paris made a guest appearance in the Lu.Be.C. 2010 conference and exposition held at the Real Collegio in Lucca, Italy from the 21-22 of October. Lu.Be.C. focuses on the use of digital information technology (ICT) applied to cultural heritage and promotes […]