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Curriculum Vitae (selected), 2014

Helka-Maria Kinnunen
performer, script writer, artistic researcher, pedagogue
Born 1959, Tampere
Member of FIA (Federation Internationale des Acteurs), member of Suomen Lausujain Liitto
(Finnish Society for Poetry Recitators), member of SKS (Society for Finnish Literature), member of TeaTS (Society for Theatre Researchers)

Education:  
2012 Theatre Academy Helsinki/ Metropolia University of Applied Studies, Theatre Pedagogue
2008 Theatre Academy Helsinki, Doctor of  Arts, (Theatre and Drama) (DA)
1994-1997 Theatre Academy Helsinki, Artist’s pedagogical studies
1997 Theatre Academy Helsinki, Master of Dramatic Arts (MA), acting
1982, Theatre Academy Helsinki, Actor
1977 Alppilan yhteislyseo Helsinki, Graduated

Professional working experience:
1.10.2011-31.7.2014
Metropolia School of Cultural Studies Helsinki, Principal Lecturer, Performing Arts
19.1.2009-16.4.2009 Theatre Academy Helsinki, Lecturer in Theatre Pedagogy
2003-30.4.2008 Theatre Academy Helsinki, Researcher
1998-2001 Theatre Academy Helsinki, Lecturer in Theatre Pedagogy  
1993-1998, 2008-2011 Helsinki, freelancer: actor, director, writer in solo and ensemble projects at Helsinki City Theatre, Finnish National Theatre, Finnish Broadcasting Company, etc.
1987-1993, Lahti City Theatre, Actor
1982-1987, Kuopio City Theatre, Actor

Recent artistic works (selected):
2013-14
Sinun tähtesi (For Your Sake). Monologue play. Written and directed by Juha Siltanen. (actor) Espoo City Theatre.
2011
Kuka sinä olet – hengitystä, askelia, sanoja ja muuta? (Who are you – breath, steps, words and other things?) Participatory performance, artistic research project led by Leena Rouhiainen. Collaboration with Leena Rouhiainen, Tomi Humalisto,  Riikka-Theresa Innanen, Hansku Kurkela and Antti Nykyri. (co-creator, performer-facilitator) Theatre Academy, Helsinki.
2011 Äänessä.! (In Voice!) Voice performance in collaboration with Pirjo Häkkinen, Päivi Kangas, Ritva Koivunen, Malla Kuuranne, Leena Nuora, Petriikka Pohjanheimo and Jukka Kuuranne.  (co-creator, performer) Kajaani, Helsinki.
2009-2010
Tappoi (työpöydälle) koska jäi ilman (RUNOA). (Killed (on the Desk) since Was Left Without (A POEM)). Performance of contemporary Finnish poetry, collaboration with Ilari Nummi.  (director, dramaturge) Kajaani, Äänekoski, Helsinki.
2009-2010 Kalewalaliekki. (Kalewalaflame). Performance based on Kalevala. Collaboration with Aki Suzuki (dramaturgy, directing, performing). Kajaani, Karkkila, Helsinki, Tampere, Joensuu.
2009 Peritty, (Inherited) . Radio play. Directed by Soila  Valkama. (writer, actor). Role: Kirsti. Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE.
2008 En muista, muistan. (I can´t remember, I do remember, a short film upon children´s stories). Directed by Kirsi Heimonen. (actor) Helsinki Deaconess Institute.
2008 Whirls of energy/ Energiapyörteet. Video Installation by Veli Granö, (actor).
2007 Uni riippukeinussa (A dream in a hammock: overwhelming motions in the mind). Radio feature. (writer, director). Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE.
2007 Kalliisti ostetut päivät (Days bought expensively). Radio play. Adaption from Raija Siekkinen’s short story. (writer, actor) Role: Maaria. Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE.
2001 Kätketty ja kirkas (Hidden and clear). Radio feature. (writer, director). The Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE..
1999 Tyttö ja kuolema (The death and the maiden), Written by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Raija-Sinikka Rantala. (actor) Role: Pauline. Jurkka Theatre, Helsinki.

Bibliography (artistic & research)
2014
A Performer’s Time: An approach to a collaborative artistic practice. NIVEL01. NIVEL –artistic research in the performing arts. Publication Series of the University of the Arts, Helsinki, Theatre Academy  [http://nivel.teak.fi/who-are-you/a-performers-time-an-approach-to-collaborative-artistic-practice-helka-m aria-kinnunen/]; And in E. Eudes & C. Fentz & T. McGuirk (Eds.) Artistic Research: Strategies of Embodiment. NSU Press.  (In press)
2014 Onnistunut opinnäyte: näkökulmaa ohjaamiseen,  (A Well-Made Thesis: perspective for supervising) In R. Arpo & P. Keränen & al. (Eds.) Reititin-hankejulkaisu, Metropolia AMK.
2012 Transgressive learning – a possible vista in higher education? Marjatta Saarnivaara, Carolyn Ellis & Helka-Maria Kinnunen In P. Tynjälä, M-L. Stenström & M. Saarnivaara (Eds.) Transitions and Transformations in Learning and Education. N.Y: Springer.
2012 Minding the gap. Essay. In Ikonen & Järvinen & Loukola (Eds.) Näyttämöltä tutkimukseksi. Helsinki: Theatre Research Society.
2011 How lived and told stories act in an artistic process: narrative approaches to the case "Koti/Home". Papers for The International Seminar of Doctoral Studies of Theatre Schools. Brno: Janacek Academy.
2011
Tunto, tuntuma, tunnistus (To sense, to feel, to recognize). Essay. Hiidenkivi 2. Helsinki: Society for Finnish Literature.
2010 Peritty (Inherited). Radioplay. Finnish Broadcasting Company.
2010
Towards Collaborativity in Theatre-making: Reflections on an Artistic Research Case. In John Freeman (Ed.) Blood, Sweat and Theory: Research through Practice in Performance. London: Libri.
2009 Huimaus, tutkiessa syntynyt: huimaus taiteellisen työn tutkimisen metaforana. (Dizziness, born while researching: dizziness as a metaphor of exploring artistic work) Synteesi-lehti 4.
2009 Yhteisöksi tulemisen haaste. (The challenge of becoming a community) In Yhteisön lumo: systeemisiä kytkeytymisiä Heikkilä & Hyyppä & Puutio (Eds.) Oulu: Metanoia.
2008 Jäljityksiä. (Trackings) script for radio feature and sound installation with Sari Hedman,
Kerava Art Museum, Finnish Broadcasting Company.
2008 Tarinat teatterin taiteellisessa prosessissa. (Stories in the artistic process of theatre-making)
Doctoral dissertation. Helsinki: Theatre Academy.
2004. On a searcher’s path. In Saarnivaara & Vainikkala & van Delft (Eds.) Writing and
Research –personal views. Research Centre for Contemporary Culture, University of Jyväskylä.
Conference Papers, Lecture Demonstrations etc. (selected)
2014 Lecture-workshop: Increasing the awareness of the now-moment. NorScenLabbet,  research laboratory on acting, Simrishamn, Skåne, Sweden.
2013 Social and/or artistic challenges in creating a learning environment for performing art students into an institution for elderly people – experiences and examples. (with Pieta Koskenniemen ) Hollo-symposium, TaiY/ Theatre Academy, Hki.
2013 Social and/or artistic challenges in creating a learning environment for performing art students into an institution for elderly people – experiences and examples, European Sociological Association, Conference: Crisis, critique and change, Turin, Italy.
2013 Lecture-performance: Recognitions of a wandering actor, Nordic Summer University (NSU) Summer symposium, Ulsteinvik, Norway.
2012 Lecture-demonstration: Awareness of the now moment: An autoethnographic approach to artistic practice. European network for art sociology. Conference: Artistic Practices, Wien, Austria.
2012 Lecture: Taiteilija, tutkija, osallinen: Miten taiteellista toimintaa voi jäljittää autoetnografisesti? (An artist, a researcher, and participator: How to trace artistic practice by autoethnographic means?) Elomedia Doctoral School of Audiovisual art, Aalto University of Art and Design, Helsinki.
2012
Lecture-demonstration: Themes of embodied respons(e)ability in performance. (with Leena Rouhiainen) NSU Winter symposium, Helsinki.
2011 Lecture-demonstration: Embodied respons(e)ability in performance: Explorations in mindful interaction. (with Leena Rouhiainen) The politics of the psychophysical, The Performing Arts Research Centre, Theatre Academy, Helsinki.
2011. Lecture-demonstration: Breath as awareness and expression – A Frame for Performance. (with Leena Rouhiainen) NSU Summersymposium, Falsterbo.
2010  Breath, presence, communication. (workshop)
NSU Summer symposium, Nordiskt Sommaruniversitet, Majvik.
2010 Imaginary spaces, remembered listenings.
Soundscapes, International conference of the WFAE, University of Eastern Finland, Koli .
2010 Tunto, tuntuma, tunnistus: tuntoaisti inhimillisesä toiminnassa. (Touch, contact, recognition: the sense of touch in human action). Studia Generalia-lecture, UEF, Joensuu.
2008-2012 How to Direct for Listening? Course of radio scripts, University of Tampere, Department of Arts Research.
2008 Dizziness; Born while researching: dizziness as a metaphor of artistic research.
10 Years Jubilee Seminar: Language, conceptualizing, communication, University of Helsinki: Department of Arts Research.  
2008 Constantly breaking through: strategies of confession and testimony in my research.  
Conference of narrative studies, University of Jyväskylä: working group paper.
2007 Dizziness, born while researching: artistic work as a part of my research.  III Conference of cultural studies, Universities of Jyväskylä and Joensuu: working group paper.  
2005 A piece of art based on storycrafting. II International seminar for doctoral students in theatre, Janacek Academy, Brno, Czech Republic.





 
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