Jaana Erkkila, 2013
Jaana Erika, Director of Research and Development, Department of Arts and Culture, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Jaana is an artist, art teacher and researcher. She is interested in how to build a dialogue between artist-teachers and students and new pedagogical methods in environments outside the classroom, 'third-site-pedagogy'. Her article 'Visualising Speed and Skill' which explores skateboarding as a way of creating visual culture outside institutions will be published next year. She exhibits regularly with work represented in many Finish public collections.