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Artistic and research interests

Katja Lautamatti is a documentary film director and a doctoral candidate drawn towards the themes of collective meaning and the imaginary. She has written and directed radioplays, television programs and documentary films. In addition to film studies, she has completed studies in cultural anthropology and has a degree in fine arts. Lautamatti’s artistic research consists of film, art projects and a collection of theoretical essays entitled “Cinema of the absent: how to record the nothing”

She is a founding member of "Hysteeriset oireet - Suomen sisällissodan ylimääräiset liuskat", a multidisciplinary project aimed at investigating the archives of the Finnish civil war (1917-18) through artistic practice, theoretical thought and journalism. The project has received funding from Kone foundation in 2015 and the results will be published in 2018.

Lautamatti is a researcher at Critical Cinema Lab, a film-practice-led & artistic research entity based at the Department of Film, Television and Scenography at Aalto University.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts (Art and Design)

Bachelor of Arts (Art and Design)

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Research Output

Jürgensonin taajuus

Lautamatti, K. & Korhonen, K., 21 Oct 2018

Research output: Artistic and non-textual formArtefactArt in coproductionpeer-review

  • Other Histories in the Present

    Lautamatti, K. & Van Der Loo, M., 15 Dec 2018

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formArtefactArt in coproductionpeer-review

  • Satavuotias yö: radiokuunnelma sisällissodan muistitietoarkistoista

    Kaisto, H. & Lautamatti, K., Apr 2018, In : Lähikuva. 2018, 2, p. 64-72

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientific

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    Satavuotias yö (soiva valokuvanäyttely ja tapahtumaviikonloppu)

    Kaisto, H., Koikkalainen, H., Puumala, A., Käppi, P. & Lautamatti, K., Sep 2018

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproductionpeer-review

    Satavuotias yö -radioteos

    Lautamatti, K. & Kaisto, H., 6 May 2018

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formArtefactArt in coproductionpeer-review

  • Prizes

    Student prize: Lintu toiselta taivaalta

    Katja Lautamatti (Student prize recipient) & Susanna Helke (Supervisor), 2013

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

    Activities

    • 6 Conference presentation
    • 3 Organization of a workshop, panel, session or tutorial
    • 1 Membership of an editorial board
    • 1 Visit abroad

    Lähikuva (Journal)

    Katja Lautamatti (Reviewer)
    20 Dec 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesMembership of an editorial board

    Vuosi 1918 kirjallisuudessa ja SKS:n muistitietoaineistoissa

    Katja Lautamatti (Invited speaker), Heta Kaisto (Invited speaker)
    17 Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesConference presentation

    A Night of Finnish Cinema

    Katja Lautamatti (Organiser), Kirsi Rinne (Organiser)
    14 Dec 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganization of a workshop, panel, session or tutorial

    Finnish Institute in the Middle East

    Katja Lautamatti (Visiting researcher)
    1 Sep 201712 Dec 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisit abroad

    GUTS #2

    Katja Lautamatti (Organiser), Heta Kaisto (Organiser)
    20 Jan 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganization of a workshop, panel, session or tutorial