Kaija Kaitavuori. It’s all mediating! Art institutions as a contact/conflict zones

The episode looks at the professional layer between the production and the reception or consumption of art.The focus is on its public-facing side, i.e. activities directed towards the audiences and visitors, working between partly contrasting expectations of widening participation and democratization of access, and a preoccupation with excellence and quality.

Kaija Kaitavuori

Kaija Kaitavuori is a Doctor of Philosophy, researcher, lecturer at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, art historian, and museum educator. She worked as a Head of Education at Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art for many years. Her doctoral thesis is devoted to practices in contemporary art and audience participation.

This event is a part of the project educational course. Learn more about the course here.