Ph.D., Dean, Academy of Fine Arts
Art historian and docent Hanna Johansson works as Dean at the Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts in Helsinki. She was previously working as Professor of Contemporary Art Research at the Academy of Fine Arts. She has previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts (2007-2009), as a researcher at the University of Helsinki (2000-2005) and at the Finnish National Gallery’s Central Art Archive (1998-1999). Johansson has lectured widely at universities and art schools. She has also worked as a curator and written art criticism for numerous publications. Contemporary art, its nature aspect and theoretical concepts are the most central areas of Johansson’s research. She has an extensive publication record on Finnish and international contemporary art.