Portrait of Satu Herrala. Photography by Johanna Salmela
Satu Herrala is a Helsinki-based curator, researcher, and choreographer with a background in dance and somatic movement practices.

She curates festival programmes, artistic discursive events, performances, and discussions. She holds an MA in choreography from the University of the Arts Helsinki. Between 2015 and 2019 she worked as the artistic director of Baltic Circle International Theatre Festival. She is a part-time doctoral student at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, working on curatorial methodologies of emergence and thinking about the possible conditions in which artistic events activate a (political) agency. She has been a regular mentor in the performing arts MFA at the Iceland University of the Arts since 2016.

When our eyes touch – A I S T I T / coming to our senses from May 19 to August 1st at the Institut finlandais gallery.