Anna Mäkelä
Department of Design

Anna Mäkelä

Professor (Associate Professor)

Contact information

Postal address
Otaniementie 14, 021450 Espoo
Mobile phone
+358503722168
Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Description

Maarit Mäkelä works as an artist in the junction of ceramics and fine art. She has had several solo exhibitions in Finland and has taken part in frequent joint exhibitions in Finland and abroad. Much of her work, for example her doctoral dissertation, deals with the questions of femininity.
Her research interests lie in practice-led research. She is initiator of The Art of Research conference and co-editor of the anthologies “The Art of Research. Research Practices in Art and Design” (2006) and “The Art of Research II. Process, Results and Contribution” (2012). In addition, she has published widely in international arenas.

Areas of expertise

Taiteellinen tutkimus Keramiikka Materiaalilähtöinen taide Practice-led research Ceramics Material-based art Muotoilu Design

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Design
Jan 2004

Suomen kirjataiteen toimikunta, doctoral dissertation awarded in the non-fiction category

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Design
Jan 2000

Lappeenranta 1st International Ceramic Competition, Craftmuseum of Lappeenranta, Honourable Mention

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Design
Jan 1992

Teachers' cultural event, 1st prize in ceramics, Finlandia Hall, Helsinki

Invitation or ranking in competition
Department of Design
Jan 2019

Whitegold International Ceramic Prize Soil group was selected one of the shortlisted 10 candidates

Publications

Department of Design
Publishing year: 2019 International Journal of Design
Department of Design, Department of Media, Department of Film, Television and Scenography
Publishing year: 2019 RUUKKU. Studies in Artistic Research
Department of Design
Publishing year: 2019 Design and Nature
Department of Design
Publishing year: 2019
Department of Design, Department of Media, Department of Film, Television and Scenography
Publishing year: 2018 Synnyt/Origins - Finnish studies in art education
Department of Art, Department of Design
Publishing year: 2018 FormAkademisk
Department of Design
Publishing year: 2018
Department of Design
Publishing year: 2018