Maarit Mäkelä

Maarit Mäkelä

Professor
A803 Dept. Design
Professor
Empirica

Maarit Mäkelä works as an artist in the junction of ceramics and fine art. She has had several solo exhibitions and has taken part in frequent joint exhibitions in Finland and abroad. Much of her visual work deals with the questions of femininity. Her research interests lie in materialy, especially in the context of artistic and 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.

Full researcher profile
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Sähköposti
[email protected]
Postiosoite
Otaniementie 14 02150 Espoo Finland
Puhelinnumero
+358503722168

Osaamisalueet

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

Palkinnot

Design Club Open Call by Design Museum Helsinki (winner)

The international call for exhibitions themed material and materiality.
Sijoittuminen kilpailussa tai osallistuminen kutsukilpailuun Muotoilun laitos Mar 2020

Whitegold International Ceramic Prize

Soil group was selected one of the shortlisted 10 candidates
Sijoittuminen kilpailussa tai osallistuminen kutsukilpailuun Muotoilun laitos Jan 2019

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

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Muotoilun laitos Jan 1992

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

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Muotoilun laitos Jan 2000

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

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Muotoilun laitos Jan 2004

Tutkimusryhmät

  • Empirica

Julkaisut

Obstacles, Solutions and Creative Agencies: How Forces and Agencies Shape the Learning Process of Weaving

Bilge Aktas, Anniliina Omwami, Pirita Seitamaa-Hakkarainen, Maarit Mäkelä 2024

Valkoinen Musta

Maarit Mäkelä, Mira Niittymäki, Catharina Kajander, Miia Kallio 2024

Sensing the Rhythm: Analysing human and non-human movement in a glassblowing process

Kati Sara Sanelma Hulkkonen, Miia Lötjönen, Maarit Mäkelä 2023

The possibilities of geopolymers for greener studio ceramics

Johannes Kaarakainen, Priska Falin, Luis Huaman, Maarit Mäkelä, Nathalie Lautenbacher 2023 Proceedings of Nordes 2023: This Space Intentionally Left Blank

Material-led creative processes in the context of design education

Tarja-Kaarina Laamanen, Maarit Mäkelä, Pirita Seitamaa-Hakkarainen 2023

Maayhteisöja rakentamassa/purkamassa Nuutajärven lasikylässä: Lasin jäljet -näyttely

Riikka Latva-Somppi, Maarit Mäkelä, Tzuyu Chen, Åsa Ståhl, Kristina Lindström 2023