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Riikka Haapalainen

  • Otaniementie 14, 02150 Espoo

20032020

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Personal profile

Artistic and research interests

Riikka Haapalainen is an art historian, researcher and museum educator based in Helsinki, Finland. She works as a lecturer for gallery education at the Department of Art, Aalto University. Previously, she has worked as the head of education at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, researcher at the Finnish National Gallery’s Museum Pedagogical Department and free-lance art critic. She holds MA in Art history and BEd in Adult education. Her doctoral research at the University of Helsinki focuses on the participatory forms of contemporary art and on the educational turn in contemporary art.

Haapalainen has been lecturing among others at the University of the Arts, Helsinki, the University of Helsinki and the Open University of Helsinki. She has published on contemporary art, art theory, art history writing and museum pedagogy. She is the board member of the Finnish Association for Museum Education Pedaali.

Mother tongue

Finnish

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

Master of Arts, Humanities

Bachelor of Arts (Education), Adult Education

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Research Output

Minä osallistun, sinä osallistut, me osallistumme - mutta mihin? Osallistavan taiteen prosesseista ja yhteisöistä

Haapalainen, R., 29 May 2020, Joen taju: Turun yliopiston Kokkeli-tutkimushanke 2017–2019 ja Porin taidemuseon JOKI-näyttely 7.6.2019–11.8.2019, essee- ja artikkelikokoelma. Heino, M., Häyrynen, M., Kemppi-Vienola, V. & Kunnas-Holmström, K. (eds.). Pori, p. 134-143 10 p. (Porin taidemuseon tutkimuksia, TUTKA; vol. 2020, no. 8)(Porin taidemuseon julkaisuja; vol. 2020, no. 160)(Kulttuurituotannon ja maisematutkimuksen julkaisuja; vol. 2020, no. 57).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Transsituationaaliset esineet ja asiat osallistavassa taiteessa: Trans-situational things and objects in participatory art

Haapalainen, R., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractScientificpeer-review

Gallery Education as the Radical Act of Hospitality

Haapalainen, R., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractScientificpeer-review

Gallery Education As The Radical Act of Hospitality

Haapalainen, R., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractScientificpeer-review

Lectio Precursoria: Everyday life of utopias

Haapalainen, R., 2018, In : SYNNYT/ORIGINS. 2018, 1, p. 56-64 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Open Access

Activities

Museo ja taidenäyttely oppimisympäristönä, KAARO Aalto meeting

Riikka Haapalainen (Speaker)
28 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

TAIDEHISTORIAN SEURA (Publisher)

Riikka Haapalainen (Reviewer)
2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesReviewer of other manuscript

Art Fair Suomi (Event)

Riikka Haapalainen (Curator)
1 Mar 201910 Jun 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesCuratorship of an exhibition or producer of a production (only minor contribution)

Mentor, University of Helsinki's group mentoring programme 2018-2019

Riikka Haapalainen (Contributor)
1 Jan 201931 May 2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther expert tasks or merit

Kadonnut kinnas ja muita tarinoita

Riikka Haapalainen (Participant)
18 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipant of a conference, workshop, session or tutorial