Marita Muukkonen

Marita Muukkonen is an internationally active curator based in Helsinki and Berlin, and a co-founding co-director of Perpetuum Mobile. She has been Chairperson and Curator of The Helsinki International Artists-in-Residence Programme; Curator at FRAME – The Finnish Fund for Art Exchange; Editor at FRAMEWORK – The Finnish Art Review (the international art magazine), and held key functions at The Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art over several years.

Marita has curated exhibitions and projects internationally, including the Museum of Modern Art (New York), Moderna Museet (Sweden), Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art (Finland), and galleries such as Momentum (Berlin) and Bo Bjerggegaard (Copenhagen). She curates and coordinates exhibitions and events in biennial-contexts, including the Perpetual Pavilion (Venice 2009), The Finnish Pavilion in Venice (2009), The Nordic Pavilion (2009), The Arts Assembly (Manifesta 8, 2011), The Nordic Pavilion in the Dak’art Biennale (2012), and the School of Displaced Persons (Kiev Biennial, 2015) as well as is part of the Athens Biennial (2015-2017).

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