Writings from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts is a new series of publications. The second issue concentrates on artistic research. The articles by Andy Broadey, Petri Kaverma, Mick Wilson and Niclas Östling are based on presentations given in the symposium Everything but an Island arranged in Helsinki. The symposium was organized by three doctoral programmes CePRA (University of Leeds), Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts (University of Gothenburg) and the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. Foreword by Kimmo Sarje.