Mia Kivinen

Experience in light art briefly  Curating light and fine art projects since 2007, mostly projects in galleries and city spaces, but also some festival work in LUX Helsinki. Responsible for galleries Kallio Kunsthalle and Oksasenkatu 11 in Helsinki for years 2017 and 2018, respectively, with curator group P14. Organised group installations, public art projects, workshops […]

Experience in light art briefly 

Curating light and fine art projects since 2007, mostly projects in galleries and city spaces, but also some festival work in LUX Helsinki. Responsible for galleries Kallio Kunsthalle and Oksasenkatu 11 in Helsinki for years 2017 and 2018, respectively, with curator group P14. Organised group installations, public art projects, workshops and exhibitions with group Galleria Kandela, which was formed to give lighting designers an opportunity to visit the context of fine arts. In addition to curating, also producing, designing exhibitions and their graphics, and lighting. Familiar with organising seminars, workshops and other activities. Lectures about light art. 

More information on work history

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/miakivinen/

Special areas of interest 

  • Public light art
  • Site specific light art
  • Light art in non-conventional places
  • Immersive and interactive light art
  • Combining light art and other art disciplines
  • History of light art
  • Finnish light art
  • Political light art
  • Light art concepts

Other social media

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mia.kivinen.1

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/m.kivinen/

Writings

Possibilities to travel: Freelancer, thus flexible schedules. Strongly prefers traveling on ground.

Education

Master of Arts, lighting design, Theatre Academy of Finland

Master of Fine Arts, curating, University of Arts of Finland

Languages

Finnish

English

Rusty Swedish

Remains of Czech, Dutch, German, French


Artwork in BLAF

CONTACT INFORMATION

BLAF Best of Light Art in Finland
is hosted by
Finnish Light Art Society FLASH
2877700-6
LightArtFi

Producer: Annukka Ketola
Orders: blaf.finland@gmail.com
+358 40 735 3972

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