Participant Profile

Henna Paunu


Henna Paunu is a chief curator of the Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA), Finland. Apart from her work at the museum, Henna curates public art, works as a critic, writer and part-time teacher of art history at the Aalto University in Helsinki. She is also a board member at Frame Contemporary Art Finland. In her curatorial work, she also explores the relation of contemporary art to environmental and social phenomena.

While in St. Petersburg, Henna planed to build new relationships with the local art community that could potentially result in future collaborations with art professionals. During her stay, she gave a talk about public art projects and commission works in Espoo, Finland.