Jon Irigoyen Ramos


Cities: *Helsinki

Artfields: Visual arts
Interested in giving workshops: Yes
Interested in art coordination: Yes
Photographer: Jon Irigoyen

Jon Irigoyen is a visual artist, independent curator and storyteller born in Bilbao, Spain, and currently based in Helsinki. He was a founding member of the experimental contemporary dance collective Liike in Barcelona. He has been a board member and organizer of Helsinki’s Pixelache Festival Since 2009. His research interests and projects span the intersecting relationships between artist and spectator; precarious labour, celebration and ritual; as well as concepts of autonomy, resistance and memory. Irigoyen has devised and implemented projects, exhibitions and workshops in Finland, Spain, Ireland, Lithuania, Latvia, Colombia, Russia, Berlin, Georgia, Peru, USA and elsewhere. His art projects have been presented at the Mäntän Kuvataideviikot Art festival, at 2nd Tbilisi Triennial or MANIFESTA10 (Parallel program) Biennial of Contemporary Art. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the Department of Art in Aalto University under the supervision of Finnish philosopher Juha Varto. The advisors of his research are Tero Nauha and Franco Berardi (Bifo).

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