Satu Herrala

Doctoral Researcher
Doctoral Researcher
A806 Department of Art and Media

Satu Herrala is a curator with a background in dance and choreography. She has been doing a part-time doctoral research at Aalto University Department of Art since 2016. Her research titled Embodied Curating as a Methodology for Emergence - Creating conditions for art to summon collective and transformative agencies is thinking about embodiment and bodily knowledge in artistic and curatorial work. Her recent work that she co-curated with visual artist Hans Rosenström, the contemporary art program A I S T I T / coming to our senses, was presented in Paris, London, Berlin and Helsinki in May-September 2021. 

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Embodied Curating: An Invitation to Inhabit and Enact Bodies as Collective Forces

Satu Herrala 2024 The pleasures we choose — Finland Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia 2024

Forest as a Geopolitical Stage

Satu Herrala 2024

Gestures of Reading

Satu Herrala, Anastasia (A) Khodyreva 2024

On Bodily Knowledges in Curatorial Practice and Research

Satu Herrala, Eva Neklyaeva 2024 Falling In: Movement and Becoming in Curatorial Research

Kollektiivinen ruumis kaupunkitilassa: Weaving, yearning -teos tapausesimerkkinä

Satu Herrala 2023 Julkisen taiteen äärellä: näkökulmia julkisen taiteen tilaan

Pauliina Feodoroff: Matriarchy

Satu Herrala 2022


Satu Herrala 2022

A I S T I T / Coming to our senses

Hans Rosenström, Satu Herrala 2021