Synnyt/Origins: Finnish Studies in Art Education, is an academic journal that reports research in art and its education.
Synnyt/Origins includes explorations of theory and practice in the area of art and design, including, but not limited to, practice and production, criticism, pedagogy, and curriculum and instruction. The journal also welcomes submissions regarding art and design from related fields such as anthropology, art history, education, aesthetics, cultural studies, sociology, psychology and philosophy.
Synnyt/Origins accepts submissions in English and in Finnish. The format of a submission can be a full article (max 6000 words), a visual essay (max 3000 words), a commentary (max 3000 words), or a media review (max 3000 words).
Each submission goes through a peer review process, and the author will receive feedback from the senior editor, one of the associate editors, and two reviewers. Most manuscripts go through at least one rewrite. Submissions should follow the APA 6th edition writing style.
Senior editor Dr. Mira Kallio-Tavin, Aalto University
Associate editors Dr. Maria Huhmarniemi, University of Lapland Dr. Helena Sederholm, Aalto University Dr. Kevin Tavin, Aalto University Review Board: Dr. Mie Buhl, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark Dr. Marc Fritzsche, University of Koblenz and Landau, Germany Dr. Irmeli Hautamäki, University of Helsinki, Finland Dr. jan jagodzinski, University of Alberta, Canada Dr. Jouni Kiiskinen, Independent scholar, Finland Dr. Aaron Knochel, Penn State University, USA Dr. Teija Löytönen, Aalto University, Finland Dr. Joaquin Roldan, University of Canada, Spain Dr. Max Ryynänen, Aalto University, Finland Dr. Nora Sternfeld, Aalto University, Finland