Mira Kallio-Tavin

Senior University Lecturer, Professor (Associate Professor)

Research units & titles

  • Senior University Lecturer Professor (Associate Professor) Department of Art - Teaching staff

Artistic and research interests

Dr. Mira Kallio-Tavin works as a senior university lecturer of international art education and is the Head of Research in the Department of Art and the chair of the international masters’ program Nordic Visual studies and Art education (NoVA) at Aalto University, Finland. Kallio-Tavin has developed arts-based research methodology within social context and in relation to the questions of dialogue, community, ethics and philosophy of contemporary art and its education. Her research area focuses on questions of diversity, disability studies, social justice, critical animal studies, embodiment, and art education beyond anthropocentricism.

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Arts (Art and Design), Aalto-yliopisto, Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu

  • Master of Arts (Art and Design), Taideteollinen korkeakoulu

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