Artist & researcher
Tero Nauha is an artist and the professor in Live Art and Performance Studies (LAPS), Uniarts Helsinki. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Academy of Finland funded postdoctoral research project ‘How To Do Things With Performance?’, and a postdoctoral fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies in 2017. He defended his doctoral research at the Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts in Helsinki in January 2016.
In 2015, he published his first fiction novel Heresy & Provocation for a Swedish publishing house Förlaget. His performance art projects have been presented at the Frankfurter Kunstverein, Theatrediscounter in Berlin, CSW Kronika in Bytom, Poland, Performance Matters in London, and at the New Performance Festival in Turku, among other venues.
His primary research interests include the relationships between economics, artistic research, performative practices and writing. It focuses on the complex narratives that tie together global financialization and its effect on the social sphere and the cultural knowledge production.
In his artistic practice he uses various materials and mediums, from analogue audio works to costume; the main focus on the intersticies between intangible forms and material cultures.
Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland