• Residency period: Winter 2024
  • Individual Residency

Miina Pohjolainen is a Helsinki-based artist-curator working at the intersection of contemporary art and spatial research. Her work addresses the impacts of economic mutations on spatial development, urban landscapes, and democracy and art. Pohjolainen’s practice is research-oriented and context-specific. She graduated from Aalto University’s Curating, Managing and Mediating Art MA program with a minor in Urban Studies and Planning in 2020 and holds a BA in Visual Arts from Turku Arts Academy. Pohjolainen is the co-founder of the artistic and curatorial research project Shopping Mall Investigations and has produced and programmed various public art projects and activities for Public Art Agency Finland. 

Miina Pohjolainen, Companion – fictional guide to the collection and building of Ateneum Art Museum, 2020.

Miina Pohjolainen, Ostaritutkimuksia.

Miina Pohjolainen, Ostaritutkimuksia. Photo: Salla Valle 

Miina Pohjolainen, Sumu nuolee ilmaa (Örö guidebook), 2021.