Timo Korhonen

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Artistic and research interests

Timo Korhonen is a Visiting Researcher at the Department of Film, Television and Scenography. His doctoral dissertation at Aalto University (2013) tackled the ethical stance of documentary filmmakers in Finnish documentary film. He has an MA in the sociology of religion (1980) and a BA in photography (1982). Korhonen has worked as a documentary film director since 1990 and has a special interest in the cultures of resistance and the memory of the forgotten. His current research expands upon ideas related to the expression of the Scandinavian welfare state ethos in Finnish documentary films.

Professional Qualifications

  • Doctor of Arts, Aalto-yliopiston taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu,

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