Satu Herrala

Satu Herrala


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    Artistic and research interests

    Satu Herrala is a curator with a background in dance and choreography. She has been doing a part-time doctoral research at Aalto University Department of Art since 2016. Her research titled Embodied Curating as a Methodology for Emergence - Creating conditions for art to summon collective and transformative agencies is thinking about embodiment and bodily knowledge in artistic and curatorial work. Her recent work that she co-curated with visual artist Hans Rosenström, the contemporary art program A I S T I T / coming to our senses, was presented in Paris, London, Berlin and Helsinki in May-September 2021. 

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development 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):

    • SDG 5 - Gender Equality

    External positions

    Co-curator in the contemporary art programme A I S T I T / coming to our senses, Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux, Embassy of Finland in Brussels, Archinfo Finland

    15 Jan 2019 → …

    Artistic Director, Baltic Circle International Theatre Festival

    1 Jan 201530 Nov 2019


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