Kaisu Koski

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Kaisu Koski is a Finnish artist and researcher, based in the Netherlands. She graduated from the Faculty of Art and Design in the University of Lapland and the Amsterdam School of the Arts, receiving training in media and performance arts. In 2007 Kaisu earned her doctoral degree by defending her dissertation on interactive performances in the University of Lapland. Her art practice is intertwined with academic research, focusing on the dialogue between art and medicine, and the methodology of arts-based research. Her recent postdoctoral research project (2011-2013), funded by the Academy of Finland, explores the various representations of the body in medical education. Kaisu is currently affiliated as a researcher in the HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Research Centre Theatre Making Processes.

Papers submitted to the Studies in Material Thinking Journal