Artistic and research interests
Jon Irigoyen is a visual artist, independent curator and storyteller born in Bilbao, Spain, and currently based in Helsinki. He was a founding member of the experimental contemporary dance collective Liikë in Barcelona. He has been a board member and organizer of Helsinki’s Pixelache Festival Since 2009.
His research interests and projects span the intersecting relationships between artist and spectator; precarious labour, celebration and ritual; as well as concepts of autonomy, resistance and memory.
He is currently a doctoral candidate at the Department of Art in Aalto University under the supervision of Finnish philosopher Juha Varto. The advisors of his research are Tero Nauha and Franco Berardi (Bifo).
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
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