Nina Backman is a Finnish artist, performer and curator. She was born in Helsinki and originally studied Theatre Design at the Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts in the UK, where she received a B.A. Honours.
She works in the space between, installation, performance and visual art. Her work documents the complicity of human conditions whereby the viewer is invited to reflect on aspects of life concepts, identities and values. She has collaborated with a wide spectrum of creative disciplines from film, theater and photography to design. She has also collaborated with companies and individuals such as Art Council of UK, Liverpool City Council, The Future Laboratory London, Alex Cox ( Revenge is Tragedy ), Danny Boyle ( Millions ), Lee Tamahori ( James Bond Die Another Day ), among others. Her Project Creating Playground won a Millennium Award in the UK in 2003. Her work has been funded and exhibited internationally. Nina Backman is the artist behind the Performance piece Aino Metronatural, She lives and works in Berlin.