As an artist in Finland

A registry-based research on the situation of professional artists

The Center for Cultural Policy Research Cupore will conduct in 2021–2023 a research on the situation of professional artists working in Finland. Cupore will collaborate in the research with Statistics Finland, Arts Promotion Centre Finland and the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.

The objective of the research is to provide a solid and diverse information basis on the employment situation and social status of professional artists in Finland. The research will answer questions related to size, composition, and societal status of the professional artists in Finland in 2019.  We will moreover analyse various special questions regarding professional practice in the different art fields.

Research team consists of senior researchers Maria Hirvi-Ijäs (responsible for the project) and Sakarias Sokka and researchers Vappu Renko, Emmi Lahtinen, Ari Kurlin Niiniaho and Olli Jakonen.

Maria Hirvi-Ijäs
Maria Hirvi-Ijäs Senior Researcher

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Sakarias Sokka
Sakarias Sokka Senior Researcher

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Vappu Renko
Vappu Renko Researcher

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Emmi Lahtinen
Emmi Lahtinen Researcher

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Ari Kurlin
Ari Kurlin Researcher

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Olli Jakonen
Olli Jakonen Researcher, M.Soc.Sci., Doctoral Student (on leave)

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