Research

Working title of dissertation: Curatorial practices in the context of new genre public art

About research:
Johanna Tuukkanen is a doctoral student at the department of Music, Art and Culture Studies and the Unit of Cultural Policy at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Her research focuses on the curatorial practices in the context of new genre public art. The research is a case study. Through 5 cases, both international and Finnish, it contributes to the conversation about redefining curation and its current practice.
Her recent article includes Dialogues, places, spaces and situations: ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival as an enabler of encounters (2016) by the Finnish Centre for Cultural Policy Research, Cupore in the book Festivals in Finland.

Research interests:
New genre public art, contemporary art, live art, public space, production of space, participation, festivals.

Doctoral student Johanna Tuukkanen on the website of University of Jyväskylä here and here.