Reclaiming Boundaries

17maalis14:3016:00Reclaiming BoundariesDialogue on inappropriate behavior in the Finnish arts & culture sector


(Keskiviikko) 14:30 - 16:00(GMT+02:00)

Tapahtuman tiedot

Time: Wed 17th March 14.30-16.30
Place: Zoom, online discussion

You are warmly welcome to join a dialogue on work-related harassment and inappropriate behavior in the Finnish arts and cultural sector. The event will provide information on how to identify maltreatment, what to do in such cases and who to turn for support.

The event will serve a platform for thought exchanges about the challenges of addressing misconducts and the special questions of the arts and cultural sector in this context.

Guest speakers:

-Hanna Fontana – HR Manager of the National Opera and Ballet in Finland

-Sari Karttunen – Specialist Researcher at Cupore – The Finnish Foundation for Cultural Policy Research Center and Team Leader of the research group Socially Responsible Arts Institutions and Artists (ArtsEqual)

-Sikke Leinikki – Lecturer on work community development, at Humak University of Applied Sciences and co-creator of ’Häiritsevä palaute’ (Inappropriate feedback) project.

The event’s panel discussion is moderated by Julian Owusu (Regional Artist, Arts Promotion Centre Finland).

Scheduled program

14.30-14.45 Introducing the organisers & upcoming research
14.45-15.15 Introduction and statements from the guest speakers
15.15-16.30 Panel discussion / Q&A

Click here to register and get the Zoom-link >

Remember to register by 12:00 at 16th March

The event facilitates conversation between participants, but it cannot provide personal advising on legal matters or mental health. However, to support individual guidance, all participants will be sent a PDF leaflet with relevant information and contact details after the event.

The event is organised in collaboration with TAKU and Globe Art Point.  The dialogue was initiated in relation to the survey of Meri Jaakola (Master’s student in Arts Management at the University of the Arts Helsinki) who has been commissioned by TAKU.

The language of the event is English. The dialogue will not be recorded or streamed on any online platform during or after the event.

For more information or inquiries:
Vilja Byström | |+35840 561 8967