Board & Advisors

HIAP Board 2017

HIAP Board consists of artists, curators, arts administrators and directors of various Finnish cultural organizations.

Chairperson:
Arttu Merimaa
, Artist/Curator, Alkovi Gallery

Vice Chairperson:
Markus Åström
, Curator Sinne, Pro Artibus

Members:
Jan Förster
, Director, Kunsthalle Helsinki
Liinu Grönlund, Artist
Hanna Johansson, Professor of Contemporary Art Research, Academy of Fine Arts, Uniarts Helsinki
Harri Kuorelahti, Artistic Director, Zodiak - Center for New Dance
Timo Soppela, Director, MUU Artists' Association

Substitute Members:
Ahmed Al-Nawas
, Curator
Petri Ruikka, Curator/Artist

HIAP Associates

The HIAP Associates are experts from various different disciplines who have been invited to contribute in various ways to the development and activities of HIAP. All associates are invited to annual strategic planning meetings, and many of the associates have specific roles in the HIAP programme planning (as members of juries or as curators).

Martin Born & Rosa Tolnov Clausen / Independent designers (Experts / Design Residency Programme)
Arttu Merimaa & Miina Hujala / Independent curators, artists (Curators / Connecting Points Programme)
Marita Muukkonen & Ivor Stodolsky / Co-Directors, Perpetuum Mobile (Curators / Safe Haven Helsinki Programme)
Maria Arusoo / Director, CCA, Tallinn
Markus Åström / Curator, Gallery Sinne, Helsinki
Erich Berger / Director, Finnish Bioart Society
Eeva Berglund / researcher and writer, adjunct professor Aalto University
Taru Elfving / Head of Programme, Frame Contemporary Art Finland
Mika Savela / Independent curator, architect, designer
Pirkko Siitari / Head of Exhibitions, Helsinki Art Museum