Marjo Mäenpää

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Marjo Mäenpää

Marjo Mäenpää, director of Center for Cultural Policy Research Cupore in the Foundation for Cultural Policy Research since 2016.

 Marjo Mäenpää is an active decision-maker in the fields of culture policy, research and education. She is former director of Division of Art Policy in Ministry of Education and Culture (2013-2015) and former director of Arts Promotion Centre (2013). She has been professor of Media Management in the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture (2006-2012), Dean of the Department of Art and Media (206-2009), publisher, and multimedia producer. She has been working as a consultant and trainer for digital media projects as well in governmental as private sector. Marjo Mäenpää is the founder and managing director of Publishing House Taifuuni Ltd. Since 1988 she has published over 200 books, mostly fiction and non-fiction from Russia and Eastern European countries. Her dissertation for University of Turku for digital culture is about narratives people create with mobile applications: Co-Created Mobile Narrative (2013).

The most important scientific publications (reviewed)

Mäenpää, Marjo (2013) Co-Created Mobile Narratives. Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja B 361.

Mäenpää, Marjo; Multisilta, Jari; Suominen, Jaakko, Yhdessä ja liikkeellä. Mobiili sosiaalinen media (Collection of Articles about mobile social media and use of mobile videos) ISSN (Series/Journal): 0786-1915

Mäenpää, Marjo, Mobiilivideon poetiikka - kuinka kännykkävideolla rakennetaan tarinoita (The poetics of mobile video, the art of constructing narrative with mobile phone) in Mäenpää, Multisilta, Suominen, Yhdessä ja liikkeellä. Mobiili sosiaalinen media 2010  ISBN/ISSN: 978-951-29-4293-0  ISBN/ISSN: 978-951-29-4294-7 Website: https://oa.doria.fi/handle/10024/62911 Keywords: video, social media, visual communication, narratology. Languahe: Finnish

Mäenpää, Marjo; Mustaniemi, Saija; Rajanti, Taina, Mobile storytelling – community, collaboration and context in different age groups. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children 2010 http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1810543.1810613 Keywords: Storytelling, narration, mobile media, social media, community, collaboration

Marjo Mäenpää, Riikka Kiljunen, Saija Mustaniemi, Community Created Narrations as Mobile Entertainment in Stephané Natkind, Jérome Dupire (eds) Entertainment Computing – ICEC 2009, Springer 2009. Paper was presented in 8th international ICEC conference held in Paris 3-5.September 2009.

Marjo Mäenpää, Riikka Kiljunen, Saija Mustaniemi, Community Created Narrations Mediating with Mobile. In Marcelo Milrad & Jari Multisilta. Sharing Experiences with Social Mobile Media. Proceedings of the International Workshop in conjunction with MobileHCI 2009. Paper was presented in MobileHCI 2009 –conference, held in Bon germany16. September 2009.

Mäenpää, Marjo; Multisilta, Jari (2008) Mobile Social Media. In Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts. Athens Information Technology. Athens, Greece 2008 http://hermes.ait.gr/dimea2008/

Mäenpää, Marjo (2007) Agile, Fragile, Flow. Management Strategies in Creative Processes. In Creative Futures Conference Proceedings. Creative Leadership Pori 2007. http://www11.uiah.fi/creativeleadership/cf07/

Mäenpää, Marjo (2007) Creative Environments in Design Teaching and Research In Learning, teaching, research, creativity - Teachers' Academy Papers. ELIA, University of Brighton Brighton 2007 ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-905593-07-1 http://www.elia-artschools.org/_downloads/activities/trigger_ta/A1_full.pdf

Mäenpää, Marjo; Haapalainen, Riikka; Milekic, Slavko (2004) Collaborative Teaching and Learning Between Continents: a Case Study. In Museum and the Web 2004. Archimuse, Canada http://www.archimuse.com/mw2004/papers/maenpaa/maenpaa.html

Mäenpää, Marjo; Toikka, Tarja (2004) Narrative Simulations for Museum Visitors. In Cumulus Conference Proceedings, Uttrecht

Mäenpää, Marjo; Haapalainen, Riikka (2003) Multimodal Interfaces for Museum Audiences: A Collaborative Study Project of Finnish National Gallery and UIAH, Media Lab. In ICHIM International Cultural Heritage Informatics Meeting, Paris, Ecole du Louvre 11.9.2003 Archimuse Canada - France

 

Scientific books

Mäenpää, Marjo (2013) Co-Created Mobile Narratives. Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja B 361.

 Mäenpää, Marjo (2001) Multimediasadut (Multimedia fairytales). In: Marja Suojala, Maija Karjalainen, Satu Apo, Avaa lastenkirja. Lasten keskus Helsinki. ISBN/ISSN: 9516273440

 

 

Other articles

Marjo Mäenpää, Sähköinen Eliot osoittaa suunnan e-kirjalle. Helsingin Sanomat –kulttuuri, alaviite 24.7.2011 (article about e-publishing)

Tarmo Toikkanen, Notkea projektinhallinta taipuu muutoksiin (about agile project management). Arttu 4/2008 Taideteollinen korkeakoulu.

Minne matka, luova talous? (2006) Toimittajat: Mäenpää, Marjo; Inkinen, Sam; Karkulehto, Sanna; Timonen, Eija Kustantaja: Rajalla Kustantajan kotipaikka: Oulu ISBN/ISSN: 952-5271-58-7

Mäenpää, Marjo (2006) Luovan luokan koulutus. Teoksessa: Inkinen, Karkulehto, Mäenpää, Timonen, Minne matka, luova talous? Rajalla, Oulu 2006 ISBN/ISSN: 952-5271-58-7

Mäenpää, Marjo (2007) Innovaatioympäristöjen tuottajat. Teoksessa Inkinen, Sami; Karkulehto, Sanna (eds) Puhepidot Tornissa ja muita näköaloja luovien toimialojen nykyhetkeen. Taideaineiden ja antropologian laitoksen julkaisuja A. Kirjallisuus 16. Oulun yliopisto Oulu 2007 ISBN/ISSN: 978-951-42-8379-6

Mäenpää, Marjo (2006) Fiktiivinen todellisuutemme ISBN/ISSN: 1456-3010 Elektroninen aineisto – Verkkolehti Elore, Suomen Kansantietouden Tutkijain Seura ry. http://cc.joensuu.fi/~loristi/

Other publications

Marjo Mäenpää, Eero Balk, Satu Härkönen Lanka palaa, Poimintoja neuvostolehdistä vuosilta 1987-1988 (1988). (Articles of New Perestroika and Culture in Soviet Press in 1987-88) SN-Kirjat Oy

Marjo Mäenpää, Aleksei Parstsikov, Jukka Mallinen Moskovan kaltainen kaupunki (1998). (A City Like Moscow), SN-Kirjat Oy

Marjo Mäenpää, Kaikkihan sen kokevat (1973). (A novel), Kauppiaitten Kustannus Oy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Productions

Wagner Gala Concert Cross media production Marjo Mäenpää, Petri Ruikka & students of Aalto University School of Arts Design and Architecture, University of Turku, Turku School of Economics, Satakunta Applied Sciences. Roles: Teacher, producer. Visualized concert with Pori Sinfonietta symphony orchestra, media production with multidisciplinary student group. First performance was in Pori Promenadi hall 19.4.2012. Funding: City of Pori, Aalto Media Factory, Satakunta University of Applied Scienses

Alban Berg Wozzeck, Cross media production. Mäenpää, Marjo & students of the department: visualization of symphony concert. Roles: Producer, teacher. Production and performance 1.9.2009-17.4.2010 in Pori Promenadi Hall, Finland. Team: Department of Art and Media, students with the Symphony orchestra of City of Pori. Music: Alban Berg, Wozzeck Instants. Funding: City of Pori, Pori Sinfonietta, Satakunnan korkeakoulusäätiö, Taik. Partners: Pori Sinfonietta. First performance was in Pori at 13.4.2010.

Six Moments Mäenpää, Marjo & students of the department: visualization of symphony concert. Role: Manager, teacher. Crossmedia production and performance on Pori, Promenadikeskus, Finland 29.10.2007 - 4.4.2008. Team: Department of Art and Media, students with the Pori Sinfonietta Symphony orchestra of City of Pori. Music: Igor Stravinsky’s Orfeus and Kaija Saariaho’s Quatre Instants. Funding: Pori Sinfonietta, Satakunnan korkeakoulusäätiö, Taik.

First performance was in Pori at 4th April 2008.

Path – an accessibility design for 100-years Finnish Design Mäenpää, Marjo & students. Exhibition in Design Museum, Helsinki 19.10.2005-12.11.2005 http://mlab.uiah.fi/huomioikaikki/tiedotteet.html Funding: Finnish Design Museo, School of Art and Design, Ministry of Education, Vammaiset ja kulttuuri –työryhmä Partners: Design Museo, Disabled and Culture Committee, Iiris -library for visually impaired

Asunto Oy Oma community based narrative web service for 100-year anniversary of a house Mäenpää, Marjo. http://www.asunto-oy-oma.fi/ . Funding: As Oy Oma. Social web service for 100 year old residential building in Helsinki. Partner: The owners of the house, designer Sanna Järvinen Viamedia Oy. Role: Manager, producer, scriptwriter

Medialaboratorio 10 v. & Media Lab 10 years (a publication in Finnish and in English) Mäenpää, Marjo – editor, producer and publisher. Helsinki, Finland 2.2.2004 - 20.8.2004 Media Lab 10 years is a publication to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Media Lab, faculty of interactive digital media design in University of Art and Design. Co-editors, workers Jon Nykänen, Arja Maunuksela, Philip Dean, Aleksi Salokannel (layout), Olli-Pekka Orpo (photos). Book was published in English and in Finnish. Funding: University of Art and Design

Other activities:

Member of the Board of the Foundation for the Finnish Institute in Germany 2017 - / Vorstand der Stiftung für das Finnland-Institut in Deutschland 2017 - /

Member of the Board of The Ainola Foundation http://www.ainola.fi/eng_index.php 2017-

Member of the Board of Foundation for Cultural Policy Research 2013-2014

Member of presidium and organization committee of Creative Industries Finland (Luova Suomi) project http://www.luovasuomi.fi/   since 2008

Member of the board of Small Business Center of Aalto Unversity School of Economics (Pienyrityseskus)  http://www.pyk.hkkk.fi/  since 2011

Member of the board of Institute of Russian and Eastern Europe (Venäjä ja Itä-Eurooppa –instituutti) http://www.rusin.fi/ 2010-2013

Expert task, position of trust Mäenpää, Marjo, Archives & Museum Informatics, Museum & Web, International conference on culture and heritage on-line. Best of Web – Member of International Jury. USA 15.2.2007 – 9.4.2011

Member of presidium and organization committee Creative Economy and Beyond (CEB) – international conference of creative industries 9.-10.9.2009.

Work in scientific publication: Mäenpää, Marjo, Rajanti Taina (eds) Creative Futures Conference Proceedings 11.10.2007 - 31.12.2007

Expert task, position of trust: Mäenpää, Marjo, NODEM Nordic Digital Excellence in Museums, member of international program committee and steering group since August 2008

Judgement of inaugurate: Professor, The University of the Arts, USA 26.9.2007 - 5.10.2007

Presentation, speech: Mäenpää, Marjo: Managing Creative Processes, Nordiskt bibliotekssamarbete i europeiskt och globalt perspektiv – Ledarskapsstrategier för nya strukturer. Hanasaari, Helsinki, Finland 15.9.2007 (Nordic Network of Library Professionals)

Mäenpää, Marjo, Acknowledgement: The Superior of the Year 2008 in University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland 19.5.2008

Member of Steering Committee of ACCU (Access to Cultural Heritage) http://www.accessculture.org/ (2004-2006)

Coordinator in Taik for National Design for All –network 2003-2006

Member of the experts' panel for Scriptwriting and Management projects, in the framework of the Media Training Program 2001-2005, Call 76/2001, Brussels 30.4.2002

Evaluator of 2nd eContent call for proposals, Luxembourg February 2002

President of the Independent Publishers´ Association 1998-2004