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Mari Keski-Korsu is a interdisciplinary artist. She explores how ecological and socio-economical changes manifest in everyday life. The work is based on collaborations with different kinds of communities, individuals and species. Her current practice is focused on inter-species communication and creating emphatic environments to enable empathy towards whole ecosystems. She is interested in relations in between art, activism, politics and science from permaculturic and ecofeminist perspectives. The practice can be for example interventions, documentary, performance, virtual worlds and installations. The works has been exhibited in Europe and in several other countries around the world. She collaborates with artist groups, researchers as well as organises and curates different types of projects.

Currently, she is a doctoral student in Aalto University researching empathy, rituals and changing values in crisis of humanity. Within her research work, she is a member of interdisciplinary research group working in Abisko Scientific Research Station in sub-Arctic Sweden.
For long, she has been collaborating with Bioart Society

She holds a MA from University of Arts and Design Helsinki (Medialab) and BA in visual arts from Polytechnic of Western Lapland.

Some articles online:
Finding ‘skinship’ with trees‘ by Regine Debatty (we-make-money-not-art blog)
FiR Artist Interviews: Mari Keski-Korsu – Humanity, empathy and alpacas‘ by Tessa Aarniosuo (HIAP)

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